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Orthodox nab U16 league title

Members of Orthodox Club celebrate winning the 2021 U16 basketball league at the Prince Hamzah Hall on Sunday, July 10, 2021. (Photo: JBF)
Members of Orthodox Club celebrate winning the 2021 U16 basketball league at the Prince Hamzah Hall on Sunday, July 10, 2021. (Photo: JBF)
AMMAN — The Orthodox Club on were crowned champions of the U16 basketball league after defeating Amman United (73-72) at the Prince Hamzah Hall on Sunday.اضافة اعلان

Al-Jaleel came in third in the U16 championship after beating Al-Riyadhi (68-63) at Al-Hussein Hall in Irbid.

Jordan Basketball Federation (JBF) President Mohamed Alayyan said and JBF Secretary General Nabeel Abu Ata crowned the top three teams.

In a post on his personal Facebook page, Orthodox Club coach, Samer Nino, said he was “I am very proud of this group of young men who proved that hard work pays off… .”

Orthodox Club’s Mohammed Nasser was his team’s MVP with a double double (39pts.), 21 assists, one steal, two block shots and five turnovers.

Waddhah Al-Nabulsi was Amman United’s MVP with 11pts, 23 assists, two steals, two block shots and four turnovers.

Al-Jaleel’s Ali Abdullah scored 15pts. 19 assists, five steals, one block shot and 13 turnovers. Meanwhile, Al-Riyadhi’s Basel Awad scored 22pts., nine assists, 11 steals and six turnovers. 

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