Southeast Asia Basketball Association

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Southeast Asia Basketball
Association (SEABA)
The SEABA logo
The SEABA logo
Map of Southeast Asia showing SEABA's 10 national federations
Abbreviation SEABA
Type Regional sports federation
Region served
Southeast Asia
10 national federations
Secretary General
Dato’ Yeoh Choo Hock
Erick Thohir
Parent organization
Affiliations FIBA
Website FIBA Asia
Formerly called

The Southeast Asia Basketball Association (SEABA) is a subzone of FIBA Asia consisting of countries from Southeast Asia. The ASEAN Basketball League (ABL), a professional league, is the top level of club competition run by the SEABA.

Member nations

National team tournaments

SEABA Championship

The SEABA Championship is a tournament between national teams. It was first held in Segamat in 1994, and every two years thereafter. The fourth edition, which was held in Manila in 2001, changed the year of the subzone qualifiers in odd-numbered years, beginning that same year; and directly it became the main qualifying tournament for the FIBA Asia Championship.

Year Host First place Second place Third place
1994 Malaysia Segamat  Malaysia  Thailand  Indonesia
1996 Indonesia Surabaya  Indonesia  Philippines Unknown1
1998 Philippines Manila  Philippines  Thailand  Malaysia
2001 Philippines Manila  Philippines  Thailand  Singapore
2003 Malaysia Kuala Lumpur  Philippines  Malaysia  Thailand
2005 Malaysia Kuala Lumpur  Malaysia  Indonesia  Thailand
2007 Thailand Ratchaburi  Philippines  Indonesia  Malaysia
2009 Indonesia Medan  Philippines  Indonesia  Malaysia
2011 Indonesia Jakarta  Philippines  Indonesia  Malaysia
2013 Indonesia Medan  Thailand  Malaysia  Singapore
2015 Singapore Singapore  Philippines  Malaysia  Singapore
2017 Philippines Quezon City  Philippines  Indonesia  Thailand
  1. ^ A 3rd Place Match took place between Malaysia and Thailand but the result is unknown.


The SEABA Cup is the qualifying tournament for the FIBA Asia Challenge, and is held in even-numbered years.

Year Host First place Second place Third place
2012 Thailand Chiang Mai  Philippines  Indonesia  Thailand
2014 Indonesia Batam  Singapore  Indonesia  Malaysia
2016 Thailand Bangkok  Philippines  Thailand  Singapore

SEABA Championship for Women

The SEABA Championship for Women is a tournament between national teams.

Year Host First place Second place Third place
1995 Thailand Surat Thani  Thailand  Philippines  Malaysia
1997 Thailand Bangkok  Thailand  Philippines  Malaysia
1999 Malaysia Genting  Malaysia  Thailand  Philippines
2002 Thailand Phuket  Thailand  Malaysia  Philippines
2004 Singapore Singapore  Singapore  Thailand  Malaysia
2007 Thailand Phuket  Thailand  Philippines  Malaysia
2010 Philippines Manila  Philippines  Thailand  Malaysia
2014 Indonesia Semarang  Malaysia  Indonesia  Singapore
2016 Malaysia Malacca City  Philippines  Malaysia  Singapore

SEABA Under-18 Championship

The SEABA Under-18 Championship is a tournament between national teams. The highest placers go to the FIBA Asia Under-18 Championship.

Year Host First place Second place Third place
1996 Philippines Santa Cruz  Philippines  Singapore  Malaysia
1998 Thailand Bangkok  Philippines  Malaysia
2002 Malaysia Kuala Lumpur  Malaysia  Thailand  Indonesia
2004 Philippines Lucena  Philippines  Singapore  Thailand
2006 Malaysia Segamat  Malaysia  Singapore  Thailand
2008 Malaysia Kuala Lumpur  Philippines  Malaysia  Thailand
2010 Myanmar Yangon  Philippines  Malaysia  Thailand
2012 Singapore Singapore  Philippines  Indonesia  Singapore
2014 Malaysia Tawau  Philippines  Malaysia  Indonesia
2016 Indonesia Medan  Philippines  Thailand  Indonesia

SEABA Under-16 Championship

The SEABA Under-16 Championship is a tournament between national teams. The highest placers go to the FIBA Asia Under-16 Championship.

Year Host First place Second place Third place
2011 Malaysia Banting  Philippines  Malaysia  Indonesia
2013 Indonesia Yogyakarta  Philippines  Thailand  Malaysia
2015 Philippines Cagayan de Oro  Philippines  Malaysia  Indonesia
2017 Philippines Quezon City  Philippines  Malaysia  Thailand

Professional club tournaments

The ASEAN Basketball League is a tournament among professional club teams. The winner goes to the FIBA Asia Champions Cup. Formerly, from 2000 until 2008, SEABA held a club tournament known as SEABA Champions Cup.

SEABA Champions Cup

Year Host First place Score Second place Third place
2000 Malaysia Johore Bahru, Johor, Malaysia Philippines Belle Corporation 69–64 Indonesia Mahaka Satria Muda Malaysia Petronas Basketball Team
2002 Philippines Cebu City, Philippines Philippines M. Lhuillier-Guardo 117–114 (OT) Philippines Spring Cooking Oil Malaysia Petronas Basketball Team
2007 Indonesia Jakarta, Indonesia Philippines Harbour Centre 85–67 Indonesia Satria Muda BritAma Malaysia Petronas Basketball Team
2008 Indonesia Jakarta, Indonesia Indonesia Satria Muda BritAma No playoffs Philippines Harbour Centre Malaysia Malaysia National Basketball League Selection
2018 Thailand Nonthaburi, Thailand No playoffs

ASEAN Basketball League

Season First place Result Second place Third place
2009–10 Philippines Philippine Patriots1 3–0 Indonesia Satria Muda BritAma Singapore Singapore Slingers
2010–11 Thailand Chang Thailand Slammers1 2–0 Philippines AirAsia Philippine Patriots Malaysia Westports KL Dragons
2012 Indonesia Indonesia Warriors 2–0 Philippines San Miguel Beermen1 Philippines AirAsia Philippine Patriots
2013 Philippines San Miguel Beermen1 3–0 Indonesia Indonesia Warriors Malaysia Westports Malaysia Dragons
2014 Thailand Hi-Tech Bangkok City 2–0 Malaysia Westports Malaysia Dragons1 Singapore Singapore Slingers
2015–16 Malaysia Westports Malaysia Dragons1 3–2 Singapore Singapore Slingers Thailand Hi-Tech Bangkok City
2016–17 Hong Kong Hong Kong Eastern Long Lions1 3–1 Singapore Singapore Slingers Philippines Alab Pilipinas
2017–18 Philippines San Miguel Alab Pilipinas 3–2 Thailand Mono Vampire China Chong Son Kung Fu1
  1. ^ Finished regular season with the best win-loss record.

Overall medal table

Rank Nation Gold Silver Bronze Total
1  Philippines 30 8 4 42
2  Malaysia 7 13 18 38
3  Thailand 7 11 10 28
4  Indonesia 3 13 6 22
5  Singapore 2 5 9 16
6  Hong Kong 1 0 0 1
7  China 0 0 1 1
Total 50 50 48 148


  1. ^ "Decisions aplenty as FIBA Central Board concludes". 13 August 2015. Retrieved 11 August 2015. 

External links

  • 2007 SEABA Champions Cup Qualifying Tournament at
  • SEABA Basketball Forum (Interbasket)
  • SEABA Championships (Interbasket)
  • SEABA History
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