Fuhais win Women’s Basketball League Title after Orthodox withdraw

(Photo: Jordan Basketball Federation)

AMMAN — The Jordanian women’s basketball season for 2022 came to an end on Sunday after Shabab Al-Fuhais were crowned the Women’s Premier League champions for the fourth time in a row and the fourth time in their history.اضافة اعلان

Fuhais won after the Orthodox Club withdrew from final match with five minutes remaining and a score of 79–63 for Fuhais.

Fuhais won the first match in the three-match final series 83–56, before winning the second 20–0.

The national U18 women’s team came in third place, after beating Al-Riyadi Aramex team 61–36, which came in fourth and last place.

Orthodox players won the largest number of individual awards for local players, which were announced by the Basketball Association. Dana Fadda won the MVP award, national team player Joel Halasa won Steal Leader, and Fuhais’ Farah Abu Abed won the award for best assists.

At the level of foreign players, Tunisian Houda Hamrouni from Al-Riyadi Aramex won the award for the best rebounds, and Ukrainian Olesya Malashenko from the Orthodox Club won the award for the best 3-point shooter, while the American Monique Reed from Fuhais won the awards, best steals, best assists, best scorer, and best foreign MVP.

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