WABA Championship

Short History

     The WABA Championship is a men's international basketball competition for WABA’s region of FIBA Asia. It is the tournament for men's national teams from West Asia. The tournament is also known as the West Asian Basketball Championship. The first edition was held in 1999, in Lebanon. It serves as the West Asian qualifying tournament for the FIBA Asia Cup.

Tournaments

Editions

Edition Year Host Date Nations Matches Venues Cities
1. 1999 Lebanon ? - ? 1999 ? nations ? matches ? venues ? cities
2. 2001 Lebanon / Jordan 4 Oct 2000 - 14 July 2001 5 nations 20 matches 2 venues 2 cities
3. 2003 Jordan / Iran 17 Jul 2002 - 20 Sep 2003 3 nations 6 matches 2 venues 2 cities
4. 2004 Iran ? - ? 2004 ? nations ? matches ? venues ? cities
5. 2005 Lebanon 29 Jun - 3 Jul 2005 5 nations 10 matches 1 venues 1 cities
6. 2008 Jordan ? - ? 2008 4 nations 6 matches 1 venues 1 cities
7. 2010 Iraq ? - ? 2010 ? nations ? matches ? venues ? cities
8. 2011 Iraq 23 - 25 June 2011 4 nations 6 matches 1 venues 1 cities
9. 2012 Jordan ? - ? 2012 6 nations 15 matches 1 venues 1 cities
10. 2013 Iran 7 - 9 February 2013 4 nations 6 matches 1 venues 1 cities
11. 2014 Jordan 25 - 29 May 2014 6 nations 15 matches 1 venues 1 cities
12. 2015 Jordan 29 May - 2 Jun 2015 5 nations 10 matches 1 venues 1 cities
13. 2016 Jordan 30 May - 3 Jun 2016 5 nations 10 matches 1 venues 1 cities
14. 2017 Jordan 29 Jan - 2 Feb 2017 6 nations 15 matches 1 venues 1 cities

Final positions

Edition Year Host Champions Runners-up Third place
1. 1999 Lebanon SYRIA Lebanon Jordan
2. 2001 Lebanon / Jordan LEBANON Syria Iran
3. 2003 Jordan / Iran JORDAN Iran Iraq
4. 2004 Iran IRAN Syria Jordan
5. 2005 Lebanon IRAN Lebanon Jordan
6. 2008 Jordan LEBANON Jordan Syria
7. 2010 Iraq IRAN Iraq Syria
8. 2011 Iraq IRAN Jordan Syria
9. 2012 Jordan LEBANON Iran Jordan
10. 2013 Iran IRAN Lebanon Jordan
11. 2014 Jordan JORDAN Iran Syria
12. 2015 Jordan LEBANON Jordan Palestine
13. 2016 Jordan IRAN Jordan Iraq
14. 2017 Jordan LEBANON Iran Jordan

Results

Edition Year Host Round-robin group
1. 1999 Lebanon 1. Syria, 2. Lebanon 3. Jordan, 4. Iran
2. 2001 Lebanon / Jordan 1. Lebanon, 2. Syria 3. Iran, 4. Iraq 5. Jordan
3. 2003 Jordan / Iran 1. Jordan, 2. Iran 3. Iraq
4. 2004 Iran 1. Iran, 2. Syria 3. Jordan, 4. Lebanon
5. 2005 Lebanon 1. Iran, 2. Lebanon 3. Jordan, 4. Yemen 5. Iraq
6. 2008 Jordan 1. Lebanon, 2. Jordan 3. Syria, 4. Palestine
7. 2010 Iraq 1. Iran, 2. Iraq 3. Syria, 4. Palestine
8. 2011 Iraq 1. Iran, 2. Jordan 3. Syria, 4. Iraq
9. 2012 Jordan 1. Iran, 2. Lebanon 3. Jordan, 4. Syria 5. Palestine, 6. Yemen
10. 2013 Iran 1. Iran, 2. Lebanon 3. Jordan, 4. Iraq
11. 2014 Jordan 1. Jordan, 2. Iran 3. Syria, 4. Iraq 5. Palestine, 6. Yemen
12. 2015 Jordan 1. Lebanon, 2. Jordan 3. Palestine, 4. Syria 5. Iraq
13. 2016 Jordan 1. Iran, 2. Jordan 3. Iraq, 4. Lebanon 5. Syria
14. 2017 Jordan 1. Lebanon, 2. Iran 3. Jordan, 4. Iraq 5. Syria, 6. Palestine

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