Al Ahly B.C to Defend its Championship Title in the Basketball Africa League 2024

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  For the third year in a row, the Basketball Africa League (BAL) is coming to Cairo for its fourth season, where Al Ahly Basketball Club (Ahly B.C) will defend its 2023 championship title. BAL is the men’s basketball league in Africa, founded in 2019 by the National Basketball Association (NBA) and the International Basketball Federation (FIBA). Egypt has claimed two titles in the league, with Zamalek Basketball Club (Zamalek B.C) winning the first season in 2021, and Al Ahly B.C winning the third season in 2023, holding the championship title. Founded in 1921, Al Ahly B.C is a part of the Egyptian multi-sports club, founded in 1907. The athletes of the club started the first official basketball team in Al Ahly club’s history in 1930. Al Ahly B.C was thus established 94 years ago, making it the oldest Egyptian basketball team ever. The team has won the Egyptian Basketball Premier League seven times in its history, starting with its first title in 1989 and its last in 2023. It is the fourth Egyptian club to claim the title seven times following Zamalek B.C with 15 wins, Al Ittihad Alexandria,…

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