Chinese Taipei will fight for 17th spot


The national team of Saudi Arabia and Chinese Taipei played the second game of the daily program of President Cup at Jane Sandanski Arena. Chinese Taipei took easy win, 23-28.

In the first half, both teams played good defense, so we saw only 20 goals, 9-11. On the start of second half, Chinese Taipei scored four goals in a row, 9-15, so in the next period it was easy for them to kept the control in the match.

The weren’t any suspenses until the end and Chinese Taipei took the win 23-28. They will fight against Bahrain for 17th place and Saudi Arabia will face Serbia for 19th place on the World Championship.

The best scorer in Saudi Arabia was Qaesar with six goals and the best scorer in Chinese Taipei was Yu Chen Hsu with eight goals.

Nabil Ahmed (Saudi Arabia): My players didn’t play very well. I am not satisfied with their performances today. Our target was to play for 17th place, but my players with their mind are at home, because they never been so much time out of Saudi Arabia.

Yu Chen Hsu (Chinese Taipei): We weren’t so good in the first half, but improved ourselves and discussed about the things we didn’t do good in the first half. Now we have more confidence and we want to win against Bahrain.