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Ljubljana crowned champion of Abu Dhabi 3×3 Challenger

In a clash of the titans, a true El Clasico between the two best 3×3 basketball teams in the world, Ljubljana upset the heavy favorites Al Wahda in the final of Abu Dhabi 3×3 Challenger, final score 21-17, and won the trophy and the 4000 USD money prize. Continue reading Ljubljana crowned champion of Abu Dhabi 3×3 Challenger

Abu Dhabi 3×3 Tour 2016, ready to start

More than 200 players are ready for action on the courts installed in ADNEC, for the first tournament of the Abu Dhabi 3×3 Basketball Tour.

The FIBA Endorsed event, organized within the Abu Dhabi Sports Festival 2016 in the Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Center, will be played on Friday and Saturday starting 09 PM in each of the days.

The registered players and their friends are invited in ADNEC also on Thursday evening, starting 9PM, as the courts are opened for practice and pick-up games. The full game schedule of the event and side-events is available on the official website of the competition, www.abudhabi3x3.com

The registration was free of charge and all the players will receive an official game jersey. Four age categories are available, for both men and women – U13, U15, U18 and Open, and the best teams from each Quest will qualify for the Quest Final on 18 June.

The winner of the Quest Final will represent Abu Dhabi in the FIBA 3×3 World Tour.

The 3×3 basketball event concept it’s not only dedicated to the players. All the spectators, families and basketball friends, are invited to be part of this sport experience. DJ scratching all day long, contests for spectators, kids area and other side-events will generate a lot of fun for all the family members.

Abu Dhabi 3×3 Basketball Tour is organized by Abu Dhabi Sports Council together with UAE Basketball Association.

UAE basketball personality, awarded by FIBA

The 3×3 Head of UAE Basketball Association, H.E. Khalid Al Hanaei, was appointed FIBA 3×3 Consul, during the latest meeting of the FIBA 3×3 Advisory Board, that took place during the FIBA 3×3 All Stars in Doha, Qatar. Continue reading UAE basketball personality, awarded by FIBA

Abu Dhabi sets benchmark for FIBA 3×3 World Tour Final

Abu Dhabi is set to host the International Basketball Federation’s (FIBA) 3×3 World Tour Final in 2016 following this year’s highly successful staging of the event’s final in the UAE capital which FIBA deemed one of the best ever. Continue reading Abu Dhabi sets benchmark for FIBA 3×3 World Tour Final

Al Wahda retains the FIBA 3×3 World Tour crown, in Abu Dhabi!

Team Al Wahda from UAE won the fourth edition of the FIBA 3×3 World Tour Final that took place in Abu Dhabi, on 15-16 October 2015. For two days 3×3 basketball was the heart and soul of Abu Dhabi and the venue built from the scratch in front of Nation Towers attracted more than 5000 people in both days of the competition. Continue reading Al Wahda retains the FIBA 3×3 World Tour crown, in Abu Dhabi!