WABA Champions Cup

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.

West Asian Basketball League
Current season, competition or edition:
Current sports event 2019 WABA Champions Cup
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SportBasketball
Founded1998
No. of teamsVarious
ContinentFIBA Asia (Asia)
Most recent
champion(s)
Iran Chemidor (2019)

ChampionsEdit

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
2016   Amman, Jordan   Petrochimi 70–68   Al-Riyadi   Azad University
2017   Amman, Jordan   Al-Riyadi 83–69   Petrochimi   Naft Abadan
2018   Beirut, Lebanon   Petrochimi No playoffs   Al-Riyadi   Sareyyet Ramallah
2019   Baghdad, Iraq   Chemidor No playoffs   Petrochimi   Naft Baghdad

Titles by teamEdit

Team Champion Runner-up Third
  Al-Riyadi Beirut 4 (1998, 2008, 2011, 2017) 3 (2012, 2016, 2018)
  Mahram Tehran 4 (2009, 2010, 2012, 2014) 1 (2011)
  Sagesse 3 (2002, 2004, 2005) 1 (2006)
  Petrochimi Bandar Imam 2 (2016, 2018) 3 (2014, 2017, 2019) 2 (2008, 2013)
  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)
  Chemidor Tehran 1 (2019)
  Al-Jalaa 3 (2007, 2010, 2011) 1 (2006)
  Zob Ahan Isfahan 1 (2000) 3 (1998, 2003, 2010)
  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)
  Azad University Tehran 1 (2016)
  Palayesh Naft Abadan 1 (2017)
  Sareyyet Ramallah 1 (2018)
  Naft Baghdad 1 (2019)

Titles by countryEdit

RankNationGoldSilverBronzeTotal
1  Iran981027
2  Lebanon84113
3  Syria2428
4  Jordan1528
5  Iraq0134
6  Palestine0022
Totals (6 nations)20222062

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