West Asian Basketball League

West Asian Basketball League
Current season, competition or edition:
2014 WABA Champions Cup
Sport Basketball
Founded 1998
No. of teams 10
Continent FIBA Asia (Asia)
Most recent champion(s) Mahram (2014)

The WABA Champions Cup, between 2011 and 2012 known as the West Asian Basketball League (WABL), is the West Asian club championship for basketball organized by West Asia Basketball Association, and takes place every year, It also serves as a qualifying tournament for the FIBA Asia Champions Cup.

Champions

Year Venue Champion Result Runner-up Third place
1998 Amman, Jordan Al-Riyadi No playoffs Al-Jazeera Zob Ahan
1999 Amman, Jordan Orthodox No playoffs Al-Quwa Al-Jawiya Al-Quds
2000 Damascus, Syria Al-Wahda No playoffs Zob Ahan Al-Quwa Al-Jawiya
2001 Damascus, Syria Al-Wahda No playoffs Orthodox Al-Ittihad
2002 Beirut, Lebanon Sagesse No playoffs Orthodox Al-Karkh
2003 Tehran, Iran Sanam No playoffs Arena Zob Ahan
2004 Damascus, Syria Sagesse No playoffs Al-Wahda Sanam
2005 Amman, Jordan Sagesse No playoffs Saba Battery Fastlink
2006 No fixed venue No champion Aborted Saba Battery
Sagesse
Al-Jalaa
2007 Aleppo, Syria Saba Battery 82–79 Al-Jalaa Blue Stars
2008 Mahshahr, Iran Al-Riyadi 83–82 (OT) Saba Battery Petrochimi
2009 Amman, Jordan Mahram 96–85 Zain Saba Mehr
2010 Tehran, Iran Mahram No playoffs Al-Jalaa Zob Ahan
2011 No fixed venue Al-Riyadi 3–2 Al-Jalaa Mahram
2012 No fixed venue Mahram 3–2 Al-Riyadi
2013 Duhok, Iraq Champville No playoffs Foolad Mahan Petrochimi
2014 Tehran, Iran Mahram 90–73 Petrochimi ASU

Titles by team

Team Champion Runner-up Third
Mahram Tehran 4 (2009, 2010, 2012, 2014) 1 (2011)
Sagesse 3 (2002, 2004, 2005) 1 (2006)
Al-Riyadi Beirut 3 (1998, 2008, 2011) 1 (2012)
Al-Wahda 2 (2000, 2001) 1 (2004)
Saba Battery Tehran 1 (2007) 3 (2005, 2006, 2008) 1 (2009)
Orthodox 1 (1999) 2 (2001, 2002)
Sanam Tehran 1 (2003) 1 (2004)
Champville 1 (2013)
Al-Jalaa Aleppo 3 (2007, 2010, 2011) 1 (2006)
Zob Ahan Isfahan 1 (2000) 3 (1998, 2003, 2010)
Petrochimi Bandar Imam 1 (2014) 2 (2008, 2013)
Al-Quwa Al-Jawiya 1 (1999) 1 (2000)
Zain 1 (2009) 1 (2005)
Al-Jazeera 1 (1998)
Arena 1 (2003)
Foolad Mahan Isfahan 1 (2013)
Al-Quds 1 (1999)
Al-Ittihad 1 (2001)
Al-Karkh 1 (2002)
Blue Stars 1 (2007)
ASU 1 (2014)

Titles by country

 Rank  Nation Gold Silver Bronze Total
1 Lebanon 7 2 1 10
2 Iran 6 6 8 20
3 Syria 2 4 2 8
4 Jordan 1 5 2 8
5 Iraq 0 1 2 3
6 Palestine 0 0 1 1
Total 16 18 16 50

References

  • WABA Champions Cup - Roll of Honor

External links

  • www.asia-basket.com
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