Al Ittihad Jeddah has won Saudi Arabia’s Premier League championship. They defeated league rivals, Al Ansar Medina 68-65 in the final game of the series. They took control of the regular season as well with an impressive 10-1 record. They are coached by Sabit Hadzic who hails from Bosnia and Herzegovina. This is his first year as Head Coach of Al Ittihad.
This is Al Ittihad’s eighth championship title and the team has once again renewed its dominance in Saudi Arabian basketball. They have won the Saudi Arabian Championship in 1999, 2000, 2001, 2004, 2009, 2010, 2011, and 2012.