The first season of Abu Dhabi 3×3 Basketball Tour will conclude in style, on 7-8 May, with the Tour Final, the event that will gather the best 3×3 basketball teams in UAE. The event will be hosted by Marine Sports Club parking, the same place that hosted the first event.
– Due to organizational aspects the tournament will not be hosted anymore by Corniche East Plaza and was moved to Marine Sports Club –
Three tournaments were organized in a span of two months, Abu Dhabi – Marina Club, Al Gharbia – Madinat Zayed, Abu Dhabi – Nation Towers and almost 250 teams, respective 1000 players, in total, took part in the competition. They battled to qualify for the final stage, and now it will be the time to find out who are the best 3×3 basketball teams in UAE, in different age categories.
Abu Dhabi 3×3 Basketball Tour is part of the FIBA 3×3 World Tour qualification system and the best players from Open Men Category will have the chance to represent Abu Dhabi in the FIBA 3×3 World Tour, going to Beijing Masters that will take place in June.
The Tour Final will feature one of the best freestyle teams in the world, Da Move Crew, from Italy, that performed also during NBA, Euroleague Basketball or Champions League games. The Italian team will entertain the crowd during both days of the competition.
Not only players will be involved in this true basketball show. Spectators have to be ready to participate in different contests dedicated to them, while all the family members, from adults to kids, can find their own basketball related activity at the location.
The event is organized by the Abu Dhabi Sports Council and its partners, UAE Basketball Association, Extra International Sport and Sport Arena and it’s sponsored by Mercedes – Emirates Motor Company, Red Bull and Nike.