Jordanian Premier Basketball League

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Jordanian Premier Basketball League JPL
SportBasketball
Founded1952
No. of teams7
CountryJordan
ContinentAsia
Official websiteJordan Basketball Federation official website

The Jordanian Premier Basketball League is a professional basketball league in Jordan. It is the top league in the country with the second-tier league going by the name of First Division. There are 7 teams competing in the league which are, Al Riyadi, Al Ahli, Al Wehdat, Orthodox Club, Al Jazeera, Jubeha, and Al Jaleel

Teams[edit]

Past champions[edit]

Champions[edit]

Clubs Championships
Orthodox 25
Al-Ahli SC 23
Zain 6
ASU 4
Al Riyadi Aramex 2
Al Jazeera 2
Al Ordon 1
Al Watani 1
Jordanian Electricity Club 1
Al Wehdat 1

Main arenas[edit]

The league games are played either in Prince Hamzeh Arena in Amman, or Prince Hassan Sports Center in Irbid

Star players[edit]

There are satisfying pros in the league, such as Mahmoud Abdeen/Al Wehdat, Ahmad Alhamarsheh/Al Wehdat, Freddy Ibrahim/Orthodox Club, Greg Magee/Al Jubeha, Mohammed Hussein/Al Ahli, Mousa Alawadi/Al Ahli, Ali Haidar/Al Wehdat, and Nick Stover/Orthodox Club

Also, there were satisfying rookies in the league such as Ibrahim Hamati/Al Wehdat, Mahmoud Omar/Al Jubeha, Nabil Abu Shreikh/Al Wehdat, and Ghazi Salah/Orthodox Club.

References[edit]

Asia-basket.com & Goalzz.com

Ghaleb Balawi, Jordanian Basketball History book, 2010

External links[edit]