Dubai set to welcome world’s greatest wheelchair basketball groups – IWBF


The United Arab Emirates is about to welcome the world’s greatest wheelchair basketball groups together with the Paralympic and world champions when it hosts the IWBF Wheelchair Basketball World Championships- Dubai 2022 on the World Commerce Centre halls from June 9 to twenty.

The Championships, to be held underneath the patronage of His Highness Sheikh Mansoor bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Chairman of the Dubai Sports activities Council and Chairman of the Supreme Committee for the Safety of the Rights of Individuals of Dedication, can be witness greater than 300 gamers representing 28 groups (16 males and 12 girls) vying for the highest honours on the World Commerce Centre courts.

The championships can be held concurrently with the IWBF Congress that’s set to witness the election of the Federation’s president and members for a brand new session.

Hosts United Arab Emirates will tackle Italy in a Group A sport on June 9 to kick off the 12-day showcase occasion, which can be held for the primary time an Arab or Center Japanese nation.

Proud Second

It’s certainly a proud second for UAE not simply as a number, but in addition as a participant as it’s the first time a UAE group will take part in a Wheelchair Basketball World Championships.

This was introduced on the pre-championships press convention at the moment (on Thursday) to announce the small print of the occasion, sponsors and companions, within the presence of Thani Juma Berregad, Chairman of the Organising Committee of the Championships, and Majid Al-Usaimi, Event Director, Khalaf bin Ahmed Al Habtoor, Founder and Chairman of the Al Habtoor Group; Saeed Hareb, Secretary Basic of the Dubai Sports activities Council; Asif Ali Chowdhury, chairman of the NFL Funding Group, the advertising and marketing firm for the Championships and UAE star wheelchair basketball participant Ibrahim Alhammadi.

Thani Juma Berregad, Chairman of the Organising Committee of the Championships mentioned:

“We’re trying ahead to presenting an distinctive model with all its inspiring messages, which is able to embody the desire of the gamers. Within the subsequent few days, the world can see the good position of sport in empowering teams of society, and that is the purpose of the championship – to realize all of the targets for which it’s held.”

Reward for Dubai Membership

Khalaf bin Ahmed Al Habtoor praised the developmental position performed by the Dubai Membership for Individuals of Dedication in society within the sports activities, cultural and social fields.

Stressing that the Al Habtoor Group will spare no effort in offering all points of help for the event, wishing all success to the nationwide group.

“All of us should help our Heroes of Dedication. Dedication alone isn’t sufficient to make heroes; professionalism is critical to realize this.”

H.E. Saeed Hareb expressed his happiness on Dubai internet hosting this international occasion, which got here due to the good curiosity and help for the individuals of willpower from our sensible management, which has witnessed nice improvement in latest instances.

“Dubai has develop into a most well-liked vacation spot for worldwide federations to prepare worldwide tournaments and occasions in it, because of its superior infrastructure, together with sports activities amenities and amenities designed in response to one of the best worldwide specs and requirements.

“We’re proud to cooperate with the Dubai Membership for Individuals of Dedication in organising this nice international occasion.”

Distinctive Championships

For his half, Al-Usaimi expressed his happiness with the patronage of His Highness Sheikh Mansoor bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum for this vital international occasion and his follow-up to the tournaments organised by the Dubai Membership for Individuals of Dedication, which contributed vastly to the event of the extent of those international occasions.

“We, because the organising committee, can affirm that the assorted work groups have accomplished all of the preparations to current an distinctive event that can stay caught within the minds of each participant. UAE and Dubai are all the time as much as the problem to show goals into actuality and the unimaginable into achievement in response to the imaginative and prescient of our sensible management.”

In the meantime, Chowdhury thanked the organising committee for giving the NFL Sports activities Academy the chance to market two vital World Championships – Wheelchair Basketball and the upcoming Para Powerlifting World Championships, hoping that the occasions would obtain its desired targets.

“NFL Funding is proud to help this occasion. We imagine in inclusivity and equality, giving everybody an opportunity to take part in sports activities.”

Ibrahim, a trainee of Dubai Membership for Individuals of Dedication, thanked the sensible management for its nice help for the Individuals of Dedication, which enabled them to achieve the worldwide scene.

“On behalf of the gamers of our group, I welcome all of the gamers collaborating within the Dubai model, by means of which the Individuals of Dedication search to depart a mark by means of their efficiency that can keep in everybody’s minds for very long time.”

For extra info concerning the 2022 IWBF World Championships go to the web site.

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