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Premier League Stage Two Standings
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 1. Manama 4-1 
 2. Al-Ahli 4-1 
 3. Muharraq 3-2 
 4. Al-Riffa 2-3 
 5. Al-Najma 1-4 
 6. Al-Ittihad 1-4 
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 1. Bahrain Youth 0-0 
Silver
 1. Samaheej 2-0 
 2. Al-Hala 2-1 
 3. Nuwaidrat 2-1 
 4. Sitra 1-1 
 5. Bahrain 0-1 
 6. Isa Town 0-3 
Stage One Standings
Full Standings
Stats Leaders
Points Per Game
 Lester FERGUSON
  Bahrain
  (208-F-88)
  Avg: 30.5
 1. Ferguson, Bahrain30.5 
 2. Salman, Isa Town29.2 
 3. Jones, Al-Ahli28.4 
 4. Ilic, Al-Ittihad24.3 
 5. Rogers, Al-Najma22.7 
 6. Kasse, Sitra21.1 
 7. Chism, Manama18.7 
 8. Busafwan, Samaheej17.8 
 9. Aldurazi, Muharraq17.7 
 10. Kawaid, Al-Riffa17.6 
Rebounds Per Game
 Mile ILIC
  Al-Ittihad
  (215-C-84)
  Avg: 18.9
 1. Ilic, Al-Ittihad18.9 
 2. Jones, Al-Ahli16.8 
 3. Kasse, Sitra16.8 
 4. Giles, Muharraq15.8 
 5. Ferguson, Bahrain15.3 
 6. Chism, Manama13.1 
 7. Rogers, Al-Najma12.7 
 8. Buallay, Al-Najma9.7 
 9. Ismaeel, Samaheej6.8 
 10. Kawaid, Al-Riffa6.3 
Assists Per Game
 Mohamed BUALLAY
  Al-Najma
  (--95)
  Avg: 9.1
 1. Buallay, Al-Najma9.1 
 2. Salman, Al-Hala6.5 
 3. Taqi, Sitra6.4 
 4. Altawash, Manama6.3 
 5. Helal, Al-Ittihad5.8 
 6. Salman, Isa Town5.4 
 7. Aldurazi, Muharraq5.3 
 8. Abdulla, Nuwaidrat5.2 
 9. Hassan, Al-Najma4.9 
 10. Busafwan, Samaheej4.8 
Steals Per Game
 Hussain SALMAN
  Al-Hala
  (--)
  Avg: 1.9
 1. Salman, Al-Hala1.9 
 2. Abdulla, Nuwaidrat1.9 
 3. Chism, Manama1.8 
 4. Habib, Al-Ahli1.6 
 5. Shukralla, Manama1.5 
 6. Ameer, Sitra1.5 
 7. Kasse, Sitra1.5 
 8. Abdullah, Sitra1.5 
 9. Ghadeer, Al-Ittihad1.4 
 10. Giles, Muharraq1.4 
Blocks Per Game
 Chester GILES
  Muharraq
  (211-C-85)
  Avg: 3.2
 1. Giles, Muharraq3.2 
 2. Ilic, Al-Ittihad2.0 
 3. Kasse, Sitra1.8 
 4. Jones, Al-Ahli1.3 
 5. Ferguson, Bahrain1.1 
 6. Hussain, Al-Riffa1.0 
 7. Chism, Manama1.0 
 8. Kawaid, Al-Riffa1.0 
 9. Almosawi, Al-Hala0.9 
 10. Rogers, Al-Najma0.8 
  2017-2018     Previous season  

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Al-Riffa 54% Mar.21 Muharraq
Al-Riffa signs Sasa Zagorac, ex Krka - Sep 26, 2018


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Sasa Zagorac
SASA ZAGORAC

Al-Riffa (Premier League) signed experienced 34-year old Slovenian international power forward Sasa Zagorac (206-107kg-84). He played last season at Krka in Slovenian Liga Nova KBM. In 21 games he had 10.6ppg, 4.3rpg and 1.7apg. Zagorac helped them to make it to the final. He also played for Sopron KC (A Division) in league where in 8 games he recorded very impressive stats: 17.4ppg, 5.1rpg and 1.9apg.
Zagorac has been also a member of Slovenian international program for some years. He has regularly played for Slovenian senior team since 2015 and previously for U21 National Team back in 2005.
Zagorac represented Slovenia at the European Championships last year. His team won Gold and his stats at that event were 7 games: 1.0ppg.
Zagorac is quite experienced player. He has played in seven different countries on three different continents (Europe, Asia and of course North America). Zagorac has played previously professionally also in Austria, Bulgaria (Academic Sofia), Iran (Shiraz a.s Pipe), Italy (Andrea Costa Imola and BancaTercas), Russia (Parma) and Spain (Melilla Baloncesto, Gandia, Alaior and Bodegas Rioja Vega Logrono).
He could be described: Sasa Zagorac is a power forward who is able to bang inside but also posseses a nice touch from the outside. He is known to have a very high basketball IQ. He has a great body for a power forward. Coaches like him because he also plays smart defense. Due to his high basketball IQ he is also a decent passer for his size and position. He is in his prime basketball years right now and many experts believe he is ready for top level competition. During the years Sasa Zagorac was overlooked and didn't get the right opportunity to shine and show his skills.

Al-Riffa roster for 2018-2019:

Guards:
Mohammed Abdulmajeed
Mohamed Nabeel
Mohamed Kawaid

Forwards:
Sasa Zagorac
Yunes Kawaid
Subah Hussain
Ali Jaffar

Center:
Abdulrahman Ghali

Coach: Audrius Prakuraitis

By Eurobasket Data Center

Check also Complete Transfers List in Bahrain   




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