December 6 2022 4:28 AM E-paper Subscribe Sign in My Account Sign out

CFI Premier Basketball League Championship set to launch in December

1.WhatsApp Image 2021-11-16 at 3.14.06 PM
Ameen Abu Hawas attempts to score against Al-Ahli . (Photo: Amjad Al-Taweel/JNews)
AMMAN — The Jordan Basketball Federation has set December 27 as the scheduled launch date for the Premier CFI Basketball League Championship and December 10 as the launch date for the Jordan Basketball Cup for men.اضافة اعلان
The CFI league endorsed the decision to hold the championship from December 27 until April 29, with the participation of six clubs, including Al-Wehdat , Al-Ahli , the Orthodox club, Al-Jubiha club, Kufryopa club, and Al-Jaleel club.

All the matches will take place at the Prince Hamzah Hall in Sports City.
According to the premier league’s first phase schedule, Al-Ahli will start off the campaign to defend its title by facing the Al-Jaleel at 6pm on Monday, December 27. This will be followed by a match between Al-Jubiha and Orthodox at 8pm. The first week will conclude the following day, December 28, with a Kufryopa playing Al-Jubiha at 6pm.

The second phase of matches, during which team positions are arranged from 1 to 4, will start on March 7 and conclude on March 25. The semi-finals will begin on March 28 and conclude on April 11, with the finals will begin on April 15 and end on April 29.

Each participating team in the league will receive between JD15,000 to JD20,000, based on their contracts. The team that comes in first place will receive JD40,000, second place will receive JD25,000, third place will receive JD20,000, and fourth will receive JD15,000. In addition, any club with foreign players must be paid JD1000,000 per month for the duration of five months.

Read more Sports