Lebanese Basketball: Summer League bound to start on August 22

The Lebanese basketball summer league, organized to help players show their skills, prepare for the next season and get contracts, is going to start on Friday August 22, with the participation of 5 teams.

The teams rosters as well as the schedule, have been revealed in today’s press conference, held at Ghazir stadium and headed by Fouad Gerges, the creator of Step Ahead.

The 5 teams participating are:

– Railway: Bachir Ammoury, Mohamed Ibrahim, Joe Abi Khers, Mark Abi Khers, Simon Daoud, Jimmy Salem, Jad Kabbara, Tarek Merhabi, Julian Khawaja, Elia Najjar, Ghassan Freije and Vicken Eskedjian as coach.

– CITG: Michel Maadanli, Carl Sarkis, Sevag Ketenjian, Richard Abi Fares, Rami Rizk, Elie Ghaleb, Bilal Tabbara, Ribal Bechara, Bilal Abiad, Nadim Hawi and Robert Bou Dagher. The team’s coach is Ralph Sarkis, son of Ghassan Sarkis.

– Growth Construction: Khalil Ziade, Joe Ghattas, Patrick Bou Abboud, Marwan Ziade, Milo Abou Jaoude, Imad Saade, Fouad Anati, Jad Naaoum, Badih Souaid, Harry Savaya and Yves Kara. The team will be coached by Tony kara.

– Elite Insurance: Thiago Makhlouf, Izzat Kaissi, Ralph Akl, Khalil Aoun, Alaa El Din Aranaout, Ihab Farhat, Roy Chalhoub, Lucien Nakhoul, Ray Dagher, Bernard Saliba, Edward Bechara, Khaled El Archi. Marwan Khalil is going to coach this team.

– Lau Jbeil: Youssef Ghantous, Albert Zeinoun, John Assi, Elie Chamoun, Karam Mechref, Mathieu Dib, AbdelWahab Hamwi, Johnny Nemr, Mark Korjian, Patrick Chehwan, Ziad El Ali and coach Joe Moujaes.

Summer League schedule:

Friday August 22: 

– LAU VS Railway at 7:00 P.M
– CITG VS Elite at 9:00 P.M

Saturday August 23:

– Elite VS LAU at 7:00 P.M
– Railway VS Growth at 9:00 P.M

Monday August 25: 

– Growth VS Elite at 7:00 P.M
– LAU VS CITG at 9:00 P.M

Tuesday August 26:

– CITG VS Growth at 7:00 P.M
– Elite VS Railway at 9:00 P.M

Wednesday August 27: 

– Railway VS CITG at 7:00 P.M
– Growth VS LAU at 9:00 P.M

Thursday August 28:

– Semi final games

Saturday August 30:

– Final game

All the games are going to be broadcasted on the Lebanese basketball application.