Farah Nafi

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Farah Nafi Abu Abed
Personal information
Listed height168 cm (5 ft 6 in)
Career information
Playing career2007–present
PositionPoint Guard
Career history
2007-2011Orthodox U14 & U16
2011-2012American University of Beirut (AUB)
2013-2014Orthodox (Jordan)
2015 - presentAl-Fuheis Club
Career highlights and awards
  • Jordan League Champion 3 times (2014, 2019, & 2020)
  • Arab Games Champion 2020

Farah Nafi Abu Abed (born on 2nd of October 1993) is an engineer from Jordan and the captain of Al-Fuheis Basketball Club.

Early Life

Farah was born in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia on 02.10.1993, and moved to Amman, Jordan in 2005. Enrolled in National Orthodox School and started playing Basketball in 2007.[1]


Graduated High-School (IGCSE) with 94.5% and studied 1st year (2011-2012) at AUB. Then went back to Amman to continue her studies at German Jordanian University at the Pharmaceutical-Chemical Engineering department. She graduated in June 2017.[2]


Farah Nafi started her career as an Intern at Philip Morris International (PMI) through Inkompass (PMI internship program), and after six months into her first full-time role in the company and promoted to Project lead then Process Lead. Currently, She is Working as a Customer Care Executive.[3] [4]


Farah Nafi started playing with Orthodox club in U14 category[5]. She has represented Jordan in the School National Team twice in Amman, Jordan & once in Beirut, Lebanon (where the team finished in the second place).[6]

Farah represented 3x3 Jordan Team in Three international competition:

  • 2009 (2009 Asian Youth Games|Asian Youth Games in Singapore)
  • 2011 (FIBA 3x3 Under-18 World Cup|World Cup in Rimini, Italy).[7]
  • 2018 FIBA 3x3 Asia Cup [8]

In her study year at American University of Beirut (AUB) she played for the campus team in the universities League in Lebanon, and played a tournament in Belgium.

Farah Played for Orthodox Senior Women Team in 2013-2014 season and won the Jordan League. The team also finished in the third place in the Fatima bint Mubarak Al Ketbi|Fatima Bint Mubarak Tournament in Sharjah, UAE. She went to Germany for an exchange year where she played for a club in Dresden until December 2015. Then, She joined Al-Fuheis club and has since then, the club has achieved the following:

  • 3rd place in 2015 Bani Yas competitions (UAE)
  • 2nd place in 2018 Women Arab Club Games (UAE)
  • 1st place in 2020 Women Arab Club Games (Sharjah, UAE)
  • 2nd place in 2016 Arab Club Competition (Jordan)
  • Semi Final in 2017 Arab Club Competition (Jordan)
  • Semi Final in 2018 Arab Club Competition (Egypt)
  • 4th place in 2019 Arab Club Competition (Morocco)
  • Jordan League Champions 2018-2019 & 2019-2020 [9][10]

External Links


  1. "مقابلة لاعبة كرة السلة فرح ابو عابد". Youtube.
  2. "yearbook_2016-2017-web_version" (PDF).
  3. "Farah Nafi'د". Linkedin.
  4. "Week of Women: Farah Nafi".
  5. "Farah Nafi".
  6. "Farah Nafi".
  7. "Fiba.basketball".
  8. "Orthodox basket champion of the Union and Special Education competitions". FIBA.
  9. "alghad.com".
  10. "مقابلة لاعبة كرة السلة فرح ابو عابد".

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