Men’s Jordan Cup slated for December

Mohammad Shaher (left) and Malek Kanaan vie for the ball in midair during the Kumho Premier League. (Photo: Amjad Al-Tawil/Jordan News)
AMMAN — The Jordan Basketball Federation (JBF) is set to proceed with all suspended events from the 2020 season, which were postponed following the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic, starting June.اضافة اعلان

The JBF is currently waiting for the green light to resume activities as are most other sports federations, including youth groups (U-18, U-16 and U-14) as well as the women’s league, which is slated to run from the final week of May and until the end of June.

The 2021 season will see the return of the men and women’s summer league between July 1 and July 20, in addition to holding the University League between September 15 and November 30. The “Promising Falcons” League will take place between the final week of September and November 30. Meanwhile, the School League has been scheduled for from October 1 to December 10.

Based on the 2021 season agenda, the Club season will begin with U-14 and U-18 male and female youth tournaments between August 15 and October 15, while the U-16 girls’ tournament will run between November 1 and December 15 and the U-16 boys’ tournament between October 15 and December 15.

The men’s Premier League will kick off in the final quarter of this year and end in April 2022, preceded by the men’s Jordan Cup, scheduled between December of this year and mid-march March of next year.

The first and second division club league will be held in the 30-day period between July 1 and July 31.

The JBF has managed to account for national teams’ external events while preparing the new season calendar as Jordan’s national team is set to stay in a health bubble between June 9 and June 14 while it plays three matches as part of the   final window of the 2021 Asia Cup final qualifies.

The men’s national team will then compete in the Asia Cup in Indonesia, provided they make it through the qualifiers.

The women’s national team will take part in the Asia Cup from September 26 running through to October 3. 

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