Tenerife AB

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Tenerife AB
Nickname Tenerife Nº1
Founded 1986
Dissolved 1994
Arena Pabellón Municipal de Santa Cruz
(capacity: 4,000)
Location Santa Cruz de Tenerife,
Canary Islands
Team colors White and navy

Tenerife Amigos del Baloncesto, more commonly known by its sponsorship name Tenerife Nº1 was a professional basketball club based in Santa Cruz de Tenerife, Spain.


Tenerife AB was founded on 1986 with the aim to professionalize the basketball section of the classic team RC Náutico de Tenerife. In the 1987–88 season, the club promoted to Liga ACB where it played two seasons until its relegation.

The club was folded in 1994 when it merged with the old CB Canarias to create the CB Tenerife Canarias, which it only played two seasons in the new-creation Liga EBA.

Season by season[edit]

Season Tier Division Pos. W–L Copa del Rey
1986–87 2 1ª División B 13th 17–17
1987–88 2 1ª División B 6th 27–16
1988–89 1 Liga ACB 22nd 15–29 First round
1989–90 1 Liga ACB 24th 13–32 First round
1990–91 2 1ª División 13th 17–26
1991–92 3 2ª División
1992–93 2 1ª División 30th[a] 9–21
1993–94 2 1ª División 19th 21–9
  1. ^ Remained in the league after achieving a vacant berth.

Notable players[edit]


  • Profile at Eskudoteka
  • "El Tenerife Nº 1 de Hurt y Dawson" (in Spanish). Diario de Avisos. 26 November 2012. Retrieved 4 September 2014.