In the inaugural season of the Lebanese Basketball Championship in 1949/50, Al-Riyadi Club set the stage for their dominance by securing the championship title.

The following season, 1950/51, they continued their winning streak, once again claiming the top spot and proving that their first victory was no fluke.

Year after year, Al-Riyadi continued to raise the bar, clinching the championship in 1951/52, and the list goes on, with each season bringing new triumphs.

This trend persisted for over seven decades, as Al-Riyadi consistently outperformed their rivals, securing the championship in a staggering number of seasons, including the most recent 2022/2023 season.


1998 West Asian Basketball Championship in Jordan: Al-Riyadi made a significant mark in the world of basketball by winning the West Asian Basketball Championship in Jordan. This victory not only showcased their talent but also announced their arrival as a force to be reckoned with in the broader Middle Eastern region.

Bronze Medal at the 1998 Asian Basketball Championship in Malaysia: Al-Riyadi’s excellence was not limited to the West Asian region. They went on to secure a prestigious Bronze Medal at the 1998 Asian Basketball Championship in Malaysia. This achievement highlighted their ability to compete at the highest levels of international competition.

Five-time Champions of the Arabs with four consecutive titles from 2005 to 2009: Al-Riyadi’s dominance extended to the Arab world, where they secured the title of Arab Champions a remarkable five times. What’s even more impressive is that they achieved four consecutive titles from 2005 to 2009, showcasing their sustained excellence on the Arab stage.

Eleven-time winners of the Housameddine Hariri International Tournament: The Housameddine Hariri International Tournament has been a platform where Al-Riyadi consistently displayed their prowess. They have clinched victory in this tournament a remarkable eleven times, with each win underlining their consistency and competitiveness.


In 2011

A historic seventh consecutive Lebanese Championship win

In 2004

Damascus International Tournament champions

In 2005 & 2006

Dominated the Dubai International Tournament

In 2005 & 2006

Maintained the Lebanese Championship title

In the 2006 & 2007 Season

Secured Lebanese Championship and Cup

In 2008

Victory at Dubai’s International Tournament

Beirut in 2009

Hosted and triumphed in the Pan Arab Cup championship

From 2004 & 2010

Six consecutive Lebanese Championship wins

In May 2010

Fifth-time Champions of the Arabs

In May 2010

Regained the No. 1 position in the WABA League

In 2011

Asian Basketball Champions, defeating top teams including Mahram – Iran

IN 2019

Victory in the Housameddine Hariri Annual Tournament after the summer

Al-Riyadi Club began its journey in Lebanese basketball in the late 1940s. They won their first Lebanese Basketball Championship in the 1949/50 season.Their success continued through the 1950s and 1960s with multiple championship wins.
Al-Riyadi clinched the Lebanese Cup three times in 2006, 2007, and 2008.In 1998, they won the West Asian Basketball Championship and qualified for the Asian Basketball Championship.At the Asian Championship in Malaysia, they secured the Bronze Medal and earned individual awards.Al-Riyadi became the first Lebanese team to finish in the top three positions in the Asian Championship
Al-Riyadi had an exceptional 2004-2005 season, winning all 25 games in the Lebanese Championship without a single loss.They also triumphed in multiple tournaments during the same season.In 2005-2006, they set a Lebanese record with a 44-game winning streak in the league.Al-Riyadi won both the Lebanese Championship and the Lebanese Cup in the 2006-2007 season.They claimed victory in the Damascus International Tournament in 2004 and the Dubai International Tournament in 2005 and 2006
Al-Riyadi continued their success, winning the Arab Championship four times consecutively from 2005 to 2009.They also secured the Housameddine Hariri International Tournament title multiple times.In 2011, Al-Riyadi became Asian Champions for the first time.Their dominance extended to the 2010s, winning the Lebanese Championship multiple times, including seven consecutive titles.They maintained their reputation as a leading team in the Arab and Asian basketball scene.These key points provide a concise overview of Al-Riyadi Club's achievements in different phases of their basketball journey.