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Superleague Standings
 1. Al Kahraba 6-0 
 2. Al Shurtah 5-1 
 3. Al Nift 5-2 
 4. Al Karkh 4-1 
 5. Nift Al-Janoub 4-2 
 6. Al Hilla 3-4 
 7. Al Mina 2-4 
 8. Al-Tadamoun 1-5 
 9. Al Nasiriyah 1-6 
 10. Al-Khtot Al-Jawiya 0-6 
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Last:12/11/2017
Arab Club Championships Standings
Group A
 1 Al Gezira 3-0 
 2 JS Manazeh 2-1 
 3 Al-Muharraq 1-2 
 4 FUS Rabat 0-3 
Group B
 1 Homenetmen 3-0 
 2 Al Gharafa 2-1 
 3 FAR Rabat 1-2 
 4 Al Nizwa 0-3 
Group C
 1 ASS Sale 3-0 
 2 GS Petroliers 2-1 
 3 Al Fateh 1-2 
 4 Ahli Shabab 0-3 
Last:10/28/2017
WABA League Standings
Group A
 1 Al Riyadi 3-0 
 2 Petrochimi 2-1 
 3 Naft Abadan 1-2 
 4 Seraeyett 0-3 
Group B
 1 Chemidor 2-0 
 2 Sagesse 1-1 
 3 Al Mina 0-2 
Last:3/14/2017

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Round 9 (Regular Season)

Al-Khtot Al Dec.16 Al Shurtah 96%
Al Karkh 79% Dec.16 Al Mina
Al Kahraba 83% Dec.14 Nift Al-Jano
Al Nasiriyah 68% Dec.13 Al-Tadamoun
Superleague Round 10: Al Shurtah lose their first game against Al Nift - Feb 14, 2017


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The most crucial game of the last round was the first loss of Al Shurtah (9-1) in Baghdad on Thursday night. Visitors were defeated by third ranked Al Nift (8-2) 78-71. It may be a crucial game in the contest for the top position in the league. Al Nift have a solid three-game winning streak. They moved-up to second place, which they share with Nift Al-Janoub. Al Shurtah at the other side still keeps top position with one game lost. Al Nift's supporters look forward to an exciting derby game next round, where their team will travel locally in Baghdad to the arena Iraqi Airways.
11th ranked Al Suleikh (1-10) was outscored at home by third ranked Nift Al-Janoub (8-2) with the biggest margin this round 102-55. Nift Al-Janoub have an impressive five-game winning streak. They moved-up to second place, which they share with Al Nift. Al Suleikh at the other side keeps the eleventh position with ten games lost. Nift Al-Janoub will play against bottom-ranked Zakho (#12) on the road in the next round and are hoping to win another game. Al Suleikh's supporters look forward to an exciting derby game next round, where their team will face at home their local rival from Baghdad Al Kahraba.

There were no shocking results in the other games in round 10: Iraqi Airways was destroyed by Al Hilla on the opponent's court 82-58. Al Karkh outscored Al-Tadamoun in a home game 128-96. Al Mina was rolled over Al Kahraba on the road 92-69.

Al Nift - Al Shurtah 78-71

The most crucial game of the last round was the first loss of Al Shurtah (9-1) in Baghdad on Thursday night. Visitors were defeated by third ranked Al Nift (8-2) 78-71. It may be a crucial game in the contest for the top position in the league. Al Nift have a solid three-game winning streak. They moved-up to second place, which they share with Nift Al-Janoub. Al Shurtah at the other side still keeps top position with one game lost. Al Nift's supporters look forward to an exciting derby game next round, where their team will travel locally in Baghdad to the arena Iraqi Airways.
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Al Hilla - Iraqi Airways 82-58

Rather expected game when 9th ranked Iraqi Airways (3-7) were crushed on the road by seventh ranked Al Hilla (5-5) 82-58. Newly promoted Al Hilla maintains seventh position with 5-5 record. Iraqi Airways at the other side, also newcomer in the league, keep the ninth place with seven games lost. Al Hilla will play against An Nasiriyah (#10) on the road in the next round. Iraqi Airways' supporters look forward to an exciting derby game next round, where their team will face at home their local rival from Baghdad Al Nift.
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Al Karkh - Al-Tadamoun 128-96

Rather predictable result when sixth ranked Al Karkh (6-5) smashed at home 8th ranked Al-Tadamoun (4-6) 128-96. Defending champion maintains sixth position with 6-5 record. Al-Tadamoun lost fourth consecutive game. They keep the eighth place with six games lost. Al Karkh will play against higher ranked Al Mina (#5) in Basra in the next round and it may be quite challenging game. Al-Tadamoun will play on the road against the league's leader Al Shurtah in Baghdad and hopes to get back on the winning track.
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Al Suleikh - Nift Al-Janoub 55-102

11th ranked Al Suleikh (1-10) was outscored at home by third ranked Nift Al-Janoub (8-2) with the biggest margin this round 102-55. Nift Al-Janoub have an impressive five-game winning streak. They moved-up to second place, which they share with Al Nift. Al Suleikh at the other side keeps the eleventh position with ten games lost. Nift Al-Janoub will play against bottom-ranked Zakho (#12) on the road in the next round and are hoping to win another game. Al Suleikh's supporters look forward to an exciting derby game next round, where their team will face at home their local rival from Baghdad Al Kahraba.
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Al Kahraba - Al Mina 92-69

There was a minor upset in Baghdad where 5th ranked Al Mina (8-3) was rolled over by fifth ranked Al Kahraba (8-3) 92-69. Al Kahraba moved-up to fourth place, which they share with defeated Al Mina. Al Kahraba's supporters look forward to an exciting derby game next round, where their team will travel locally in Baghdad to the arena Al Suleikh.
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