Lebanese Giant Champville Interested in Signing Iran's Hamed Haddadi
TEHRAN (Tasnim) - Champville Maristes Sports and Basketball Club has sowed interest in signing Iran national team captain Hamed Haddadi.
The former Memphis Grizzlies center is currently in Lebanon to participate at the West Asia Basketball League as a member of Iranian team Petroshemi.
Four teams Al Riyadi of Lebanon, Syria’s Al Jaish, Petroshemi and Sariya Ramallah from Palestine participate in the West Asia Basketball League.
Champville Maristes is a Lebanese sports club most known for its basketball program. It is affiliated to Collège Maristes Champville in Deek el Mehdi, a renowned school in Lebanon, but has its own independent administration.
The team is based within the sporting complex of the school. Champville SC competes in the Lebanese Basketball League, and in 2011–12 won its first-ever Lebanese title.