Sagesse vs Champville

Club History

Hekmeh, or Club Sportif La Sagesse was founded in 1943, under the patronage of the late father Boulos Kik, supported by his excellency late Mgr. Jean Maroun.

Al-Hikma in classical Arabic, El-Hekmeh in Lebanese dialect stands for \\\\\\\"wisdom\\\\\\\", thus also the French alternative name of the club, Sagesse (meaning wisdom in French).

The club is also very well known for its basketball programme as Hekmeh BC. The basketball club of Hekmeh was founded in 1992 and soon became one of the most successful Lebanese basketball clubs ever with 8 Lebanese League Championships, 3 Lebanese Basketball Cups, 2 Arab Club Championships, and 3 Asian Basketball Club Championship titles.

Hekmeh SC has many other organized individual and collective sports as well under its banner.


Awards

- Lebanese Basketball League

7 times champions: 1993-1994, 1997-1998, 1998-1999, 1999-2000, 2001-2002, 2002-2003, 2003-2004


- Lebanese Basketball Cup

6 times champions: 1998,1999, 2000, 2001, 2002 and 2003


- Arab Basketball Championship

2 times champions: 1998 and 1999


- FIBA Asia Champions Cup

3 times champions: 1999, 2000, 2004 (record)


- West Asian Basketball League

3 times champions: 2002, 2005, 2006 (record)


- International tournaments

2001: Damascus International Tournament (champions)

2002: Dubai International Tournament (champions)