WABA Champions Cup

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West Asian Basketball League
Current season, competition or edition:
Current sports event 2017 WABA Champions Cup
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Sport Basketball
Founded 1998
No. of teams 10
Continent FIBA Asia (Asia)
Most recent
champion(s)
Lebanon Al-Riyadi (2017)

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[edit]

Year Venue Champion Result Runner-up Third place
1998 Jordan Amman, Jordan Lebanon Al-Riyadi No playoffs Jordan Al-Jazeera Iran Zob Ahan
1999 Jordan Amman, Jordan Jordan Orthodox No playoffs Iraq Al-Quwa Al-Jawiya State of Palestine Al-Quds
2000 Syria Damascus, Syria Syria Al-Wahda No playoffs Iran Zob Ahan Iraq Al-Quwa Al-Jawiya
2001 Syria Damascus, Syria Syria Al-Wahda No playoffs Jordan Orthodox Syria Al-Ittihad
2002 Lebanon Beirut, Lebanon Lebanon Sagesse No playoffs Jordan Orthodox Iraq Al-Karkh
2003 Iran Tehran, Iran Iran Sanam No playoffs Jordan Arena Iran Zob Ahan
2004 Syria Damascus, Syria Lebanon Sagesse No playoffs Syria Al-Wahda Iran Sanam
2005 Jordan Amman, Jordan Lebanon Sagesse No playoffs Iran Saba Battery Jordan Fastlink
2006 No fixed venue No champion Aborted Iran Saba Battery
Lebanon Sagesse
Syria Al-Jalaa
2007 Syria Aleppo, Syria Iran Saba Battery 82–79 Syria Al-Jalaa Lebanon Blue Stars
2008 Iran Mahshahr, Iran Lebanon Al-Riyadi 83–82 (OT) Iran Saba Battery Iran Petrochimi
2009 Jordan Amman, Jordan Iran Mahram 96–85 Jordan Zain Iran Saba Mehr
2010 Iran Tehran, Iran Iran Mahram No playoffs Syria Al-Jalaa Iran Zob Ahan
2011 No fixed venue Lebanon Al-Riyadi 3–2 Syria Al-Jalaa Iran Mahram
2012 No fixed venue Iran Mahram 3–2 Lebanon Al-Riyadi
2013 Iraq Duhok, Iraq Lebanon Champville No playoffs Iran Foolad Mahan Iran Petrochimi
2014 Iran Tehran, Iran Iran Mahram 90–73 Iran Petrochimi Jordan ASU
2016 Jordan Amman, Jordan Iran Petrochimi 70–68 Lebanon Al-Riyadi Iran Azad University
2017 Jordan Amman, Jordan Lebanon Al-Riyadi 83–69 Iran Petrochimi Iran Naft Abadan

Titles by team[edit]

Team Champion Runner-up Third
Lebanon Al-Riyadi Beirut 4 (1998, 2008, 2011, 2017) 2 (2012, 2016)
Iran Mahram Tehran 4 (2009, 2010, 2012, 2014) 1 (2011)
Lebanon Sagesse 3 (2002, 2004, 2005) 1 (2006)
Syria Al-Wahda 2 (2000, 2001) 1 (2004)
Iran Saba Battery Tehran 1 (2007) 3 (2005, 2006, 2008) 1 (2009)
Iran Petrochimi Bandar Imam 1 (2016) 2 (2014, 2017) 2 (2008, 2013)
Jordan Orthodox 1 (1999) 2 (2001, 2002)
Iran Sanam Tehran 1 (2003) 1 (2004)
Lebanon Champville 1 (2013)
Syria Al-Jalaa Aleppo 3 (2007, 2010, 2011) 1 (2006)
Iran Zob Ahan Isfahan 1 (2000) 3 (1998, 2003, 2010)
Iraq Al-Quwa Al-Jawiya 1 (1999) 1 (2000)
Jordan Zain 1 (2009) 1 (2005)
Jordan Al-Jazeera 1 (1998)
Jordan Arena 1 (2003)
Iran Foolad Mahan Isfahan 1 (2013)
State of Palestine Al-Quds 1 (1999)
Syria Al-Ittihad 1 (2001)
Iraq Al-Karkh 1 (2002)
Lebanon Blue Stars 1 (2007)
Jordan ASU 1 (2014)
Iran Azad University Tehran 1 (2016)
Iran Palayesh Naft Abadan 1 (2017)

Titles by country[edit]

 Rank  Nation Gold Silver Bronze Total
1  Lebanon 8 3 1 12
2  Iran 7 7 10 24
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 18 20 18 56

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