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

The United Arab Emirates is ready 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 beneath 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 Willpower, will likely 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 will likely 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 will likely 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 bunch, but additionally as a participant as it’s the first time a UAE crew 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 main points 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 Normal 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 stated:

“We’re wanting ahead to presenting an distinctive model with all its inspiring messages, which can embody the desire of the gamers. Within the subsequent few days, the world can see the nice function of sport in empowering teams of society, and that is the objective 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 function performed by the Dubai Club for People of Determination 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 assist for the event, wishing all success to the nationwide crew.

“All of us should assist our Heroes of Willpower. Willpower alone isn’t sufficient to make heroes; professionalism is important to realize this.”

H.E. Saeed Hareb expressed his happiness on Dubai internet hosting this world occasion, which got here due to the nice curiosity and assist for the individuals of dedication from our clever management, which has witnessed nice growth in latest occasions.

“Dubai has turn out to be a most well-liked vacation spot for worldwide federations to prepare worldwide tournaments and occasions in it, due to its superior infrastructure, together with sports activities services and services designed in line with the most effective worldwide specs and requirements.

“We’re proud to cooperate with the Dubai Membership for Individuals of Willpower in organising this nice world 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 essential world occasion and his follow-up to the tournaments organised by the Dubai Membership for Individuals of Willpower, which contributed vastly to the event of the extent of those world occasions.

“We, because the organising committee, can verify that the assorted work groups have accomplished all of the preparations to current an distinctive event that may stay caught within the minds of each participant. UAE and Dubai are at all times as much as the problem to show goals into actuality and the not possible into achievement in line with the imaginative and prescient of our clever management.”

In the meantime, Chowdhury thanked the organising committee for giving the NFL Sports activities Academy the chance to market two essential 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 assist this occasion. We consider in inclusivity and equality, giving everybody an opportunity to take part in sports activities.”

Ibrahim, a trainee of Dubai Membership for Individuals of Willpower, thanked the clever management for its nice assist for the Individuals of Willpower, which enabled them to achieve the worldwide scene.

“On behalf of the gamers of our crew, I welcome all of the gamers collaborating within the Dubai model, by which the Individuals of Willpower search to go away a mark by their efficiency that may keep in everybody’s minds for very long time.”

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