The Jordan Basketball Federation (JBF), in cooperation with the Ministry of Education and the School Sports Federation, has launched the first Schools Basketball League.
Considered the largest organised tournament for 74 Governmental and private schools, the tournament will involve over 880 players born in 2007 or after.
A total of 211 matches will be played, under the supervision of 74 coaches.
The league was announced at a press conference held by the Federation at its headquarters today, Sunday, in the presence of the Minister of Education, His Excellency Dr. Azmi Mahafazah, club coaches, and a number of physical education teachers.
The league was highlighted, and will consist of 45 Governmental and 29 private schools, with matches played across the Kingdom until May 30, 2023.
The federation hopes that it will attract more players to the game, and create more options from an early age who can be nurtured into national team members for all age groups. Coaches and referees will also be coached, whilst new opportunities will be created for more teachers to get involved in the sport.