The 26th edition of FIBA Asia Champions Cup was held this year! 2017 is a big year for Lebanon since the Lebanese basketball team Al Riyadi won the basketball tournament and is officially the champion of Asia! https://www.facebook.com/AlRiyadiClub/photos/pcb.10154715396411097/10154715392991097/?type=3&theater The games of FIBA Asia Champions Cup 2017 took place in China from September 22 until September 30. In the final match, Al Riyadi was competing against the Chinese team China Kashgar. Lebanon sealed an 88-59 win.
In fact, this is not the first time that Lebanon is crowned champion of this tournament. Al Riyadi Club was the winner of this game in 2011. Also, Sagesse Club has been the champion of FIBA Asia Cup in 1999, 2000, and 2004. You can watch the game
Our team works tirelessly to ensure Lebanese people have a reliable alternative to the politically-backed media outlets with their heavily-funded and dangerous propaganda machines. We've been detained, faced nonstop cyber attacks, censorship, attempted kidnapping, physical intimidation, and frivolous lawsuits draining our resources. Financial support from our readers keeps us fighting on your behalf. If you are financially able, please consider supporting The961's work. Support The961. Make a contribution now.