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FIBA Ranking 37th
Joined FIBA 1957
National Federation JBF
Coach Mário Palma
Olympic Games
Appearances None
Medals None
World Championships
Appearances 1
Medals None
Asian Championships
Appearances 11
Medals Bronze: 2009
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Dark jersey
Team colours

The Jordan national basketball team is the official basketball team of Jordan in international competitions. It is one of the top teams in Asia and is the defending champion of the 29th William Jones Cup.

There are many improvements that have been made for the Jordanian team in recent years.

The President of JBF is Tarek Zubi. Its head coach is Portuguese national Mário Palma.

Jordan National Basketball Team roster roster
Players Coaches
Pos. # Nat. Name Ht. Wt. From
PG 5 Jordan Daghlas, Sam 6 ft 5 in (1.96 m) Amman*
PG 5 Jordan Wright, Rasheim 6 ft 5 in (1.96 m) Philadelphia*
C 6 Jordan Al-Khas, Zaid 6 ft 10 in (2.08 m) Gannon*
PF 5 Jordan Abbaas, Zaid 6 ft 7 in (2.01 m) Amman*
PF 6 Jordan Abbaas, Islam 6 ft 8 in (2.03 m) Amman*
C 7 Jordan Dais, Ayman 7 ft 0 in (2.13 m) Amman*
PG 5 Jordan Qahwash, Imad 6 ft 3 in (1.91 m) Central Arkansas*
PG 6 Jordan Al-Awadi, Mousa 6 ft 3 in (1.91 m) Amman*
SF 5 Jordan Soobzokov, Enver 6 ft 6 in (1.98 m) Amman*
SG 8 Jordan Abu-Shamala, Jamal 6 ft 5 in (1.96 m) Minnesota*
C 9 Jordan Maaytah, Jamal 7 ft 2 in (2.18 m) Amman*
PG 10 Jordan Abdeen, Mahmoud 6 ft 1 in (1.85 m) Amman*
PF 11 Jordan Hadrab, Mohammad 6 ft 8 in (2.03 m) Amman*
PG 12 Jordan Irefiej, Francis 6 ft 2 in (1.88 m) Amman*
Head coach

  • (C) Team captain
  • from field describes
    home town




2008 Asia Championship Tournament Roster (May 2008)

Jordanian U18 National Basketball Team roster
Players Coaches
Pos. # Nat. Name Ht. Wt. From
PG 3 Jordan Katami, Tamer 6 ft 3 in (1.91 m) Amman*
PG 9 Jordan Abuqamar, Odai 6 ft 3 in (1.91 m) Amman*
PF 14 Jordan Mosa, Mousa 6 ft 7 in (2.01 m) Amman*
PF 7 Jordan al Odat, Mahmoud 6 ft 7 in (2.01 m) Amman*
PF 8 Jordan Mansour, Mustafa 6 ft 5 in (1.96 m) Amman*
SG 7 Jordan Hijazi, Mohammad 6 ft 6 in (1.98 m) Amman*
PG 10 Jordan Sahoori, Zaid 6 ft 3 in (1.91 m) Amman*
PG 1 Jordan Shaneik, Abdul Aziz 6 ft 4 in (1.93 m) Amman*
SG 4 Jordan Gargour, Camile 6 ft 3 in (1.91 m) Los Angeles*
SG 3 Jordan Saed, Mohammed 6 ft 3 in (1.91 m) Detroit*
SG 2 Jordan Akkawi, Yazin 6 ft 4 in (1.93 m) Chicago*
SF 15 Jordan Hasonh, Mohammad 6 ft 6 in (1.98 m) Amman*
C 13 Jordan Sha'aher, Mohammad 7 ft 1 in (2.16 m) Amman*
PF 6 Jordan Obeid, Ahmad (C) 6 ft 6 in (1.98 m) Amman*
SF 5 Jordan Obeidi, Louay 6 ft 6 in (1.98 m) San Francisco*
Head coach
  • Iraq Amer Taleb

  • (C) Team captain
  • from field describes last
    pro club before the tournament

William Jones Cup

Jordan became the first West Asia team to win the Jones Cup after posting a 7-2 record in the tournament to beat Lebanon and the Philippines.

Jordan is also willing to win the Arab cup this year after they won the king abdullah championship.

2007 FIBA Asia Championship

Placed in Group A, or the so-called "Group of Death" alongside China, Philippines and eventual champion Iran, the Jordanians won two of three games in the group phase to make it to the quarterfinals; however, they lost to Korea and Japan in the said round and eventually placed fifth after beating Chinese Taipei, 95-74. Some of the key players for the Jordanian National Team are Sam Daghlas, Zaid Al-Khas, Zaid Abbaas, Islam Abbaas and Rashiem Wright. One key member of the University of Minnesota basketball team, Guard/Forward Jamal Abu-Shamala, is Jordanian-American.

Head coaches

Preceded by
Athletes in Action
William Jones Cup Champions
2007, 2008
Succeeded by


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