Ahli to play Orthodox club in Jordanian basketball’s ‘Classico’ match

1. Jordanian classico
The Orthodox club player Zaid Abbas attempts to score against Al-Ahli. (File photo: Amjad Al-Taweel/Jordan News)
AMMAN — On Monday, basketball fans across Jordan will turn their attention to Prince Hamzah Hall in Al-Hussein Youth City to watch what has been dubbed the “Classico match” of Jordanian basketball at 7pm between Al-Ahli and the Orthodox club.اضافة اعلان

Al-Wehdat and Al-Jubiha will also be playing at 5pm. These matches come as part of the ninth round of the second leg of the CFI Premier Basketball League.

The matches of the round will conclude on Tuesday, with Al-Jalil and Kufryopa playing at 6pm. This match will formally determine the team that will fall to Jordan’s First Division Clubs League.

The Orthodox club leads the scoreboard with 15 points ahead of Al-Ahli, followed by Al-Wehdat coming in third with 11 points — with a match against Al-Jalil postponed. Kufryopa and Al-Jubiha are equal, with 10 points each coming in the fourth and fifth places, respectively. Al-Jalil stands in sixth place with seven points due to seven consecutive losses.

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