Shabab Alahli to face China & Malysia champions in BCL Asia

The draw for the Basketball Champions League Asia (BCL Asia) 2024 was conducted yesterday at Dubai Sports Council, in the presence of H.E Lieutenant General Mohammed Ahmed Al Marri, H.E Nasser Aman Al Rahma, Assistant Secretary-General of Dubai Sports Council, Ahmed Salem Al Mahri, Director of the Sports Development Department, Dr. Majid Sultan, Executive Director of Shabab Alahli sport games, Mike Makhoul, Director of Competitions at the Asian Confederation, and Hosep Saraydaryan, Director of Communications and Media.
The eight teams were divided into two groups of four teams each.
as follows:
Group A: Liaoning Flying Leopards, Shabab Al Ahli, NS Matrix Deers, FIBA WASL Champions
Group B: Hiroshima Dragonflies, FIBA WASL Runner Up, KCC Egis, Pelita Jaya Basketball
The teams will play in a Round-Robin format within their respective groups for a total of three games each in the Group Phase.
The top two teams in the standings of each Group will advance to the Semi-Finals.
In the Semi-Finals, the first-place teams from Group A and B will play against the second-place team from the opposite group.
The winners of each Semi-Finals advance to the Final.
The victor of the Final will be crowned champion of the Basketball Champions League Asia and earn the right to represent the continent at the FIBA Intercontinental Cup.
BCL Asia is rebranded from the FIBA Asia Champions Cup, Asia’s premier club competition.
The inaugural edition of the tournament will take place from June 9-15 in Dubai, United Arab