Jakarta, Qatar's Basketball team began their campaign in the 2018 Asian Games with a 90-80 victory over Hong Kong on Tuesday.
Qatar had built up a lead as big as 24 points before cruising towards the end of the game.
Khalid Abdi led Qatar with 19 points but also had 8 rebounds and 7 assists to his name. Hong Kong's Lau Tsz Lai scorched the nets with 7 three-pointers for 21 points in the losing effort.
In their second match in the Games, Qatar will take clash against Japan on Thursday.
Source: Qatar Olympic Committee