Antranik Beirut wins the Lebanese Division I 2011-2012 title
Antranik Champion for 10th consecutive time - May 15, 2012
Antranik- Beirut Women's team is continuing its dominance of the Lebanese League , the Club reached the Final of the Lebanese League for the 15th consecutive year this season. The final was supposed to be played against Riyadi Beirut who decided not to play the Final after the Clubs decision to stop their basketball activities for this season in the Lebanese Basketball Championships.
By this new title Antranik Beirut won its 13th title out of the past 15 and most important its 10th consecutive title. This achievement was never made by any Lebanese Club in the new era of Lebanese Basketball , the biggest winning streak was for Sagesse and Riyadi Men's Teams 7 consecutive Titles.
Despite starting the season with absence of many key players due to injuries ( Nour Choucair , Christelle Chalouhi , ) , the retirement of Nayla Alameddine and the moving of Cherine Cherif to Riyadi the team regrouped , welcomed new players and managed to win another title without any loss.
Chada Nasr (174-G-83) who is the Historical Captain for Antranik received the Championship trophy from the FLB President on Saturday May 12th with the presence of big number of fans.
Antranik now will face Homentmen next Sunday in the Final of the Lebanese Cup.
Antranik Cup Champion - May 21, 2012
After winning the Lebanese Championship for the 10th consecutive time Antranik club added another title to their records, The Lebanese Cup for the season 2011-2012. The Final joined Antranik to arch rival Homentmen Antelias , the game was very exciting one , Homentmen Antelias led the majority of the first half through the good basketball they played especially Nathalie Sevajian who was a true star in the game , on the other side Antranik was crippled by the quick 4 fouls committed by their team captain Shada Nasr ???????? who committed 4 fouls in the first half of the game , 3 of them in the first quarter , this situation never happened with the Lebanese Champion for the past 10 years to play lots of minutes without their star, the end of the first quarter saw Homentmen Antelias leading 19-13 but the 2nd quarter saw Antranik coming back in the game and leading at the half with 1 point 32-31. This comeback was due to Leadership of Emma Esckidjian and to the performance of Farah Harakeh and Christelle Chalouhi. The 2nd half saw Chada Nasr coming back in the game and minute after minute they started to impose their rhythm , Nisrine Dandan had a huge 2nd half she led her team in the end with 13 points , Vica Abou Jaoudeh had also a great contribution in the 2nd half , They led as much as 10 points despite the comeback made by Homentmen Antelias who were fighting and playing a good organized basketball , Antranik under the leadership of Sada Nasr secured the win in the end at the score of 66-54. The game showed that the gap in the Lebanese Women Basketball became very small and Homentmen Antelias played a very good first half in which all players were stars, On the other side Emma Esckidjian had a huge perfroamcne with 11 points and 20 rebounds.
At the end of the game Shada Nasr received the trophy in the end form the LBF Vice President Dr. Robert Abou Abdallah.
Antranik continued its dominance for the Lebanese Womens Basketball and adding another title to its long list of titles:
13 time League Champion in the past 15 seasons. 10 consecutive time League Champion since season 2002-2003. 15 consecutive times Finalist of the League Championship. 11 Cup Titles out of 13 played in the past years 13 Times Cp Finalist 2 times Arab Champion ( 2006 & 2007) WABA Champion 2007
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