Saudi Arabia: Jeddah to Play Host To Basket Ball World Championship, in October

Ceremony to co-sign a contract for the Kingdom to play host to the Basket Ball World Championships for cities 3X3, in next October, took place at Riyadh today.

Prince Abdulaziz bin Turki Al-Faisal, the Chairman of the Saudi Arabian Olympic Committee, the President of the Saudi Basket Ball Union Abdulrahman Al-Massaad and the First President of the Basket Ball World Federation Ignacio Andreas attended the ceremony.

Prince Abdulaziz bin Turki Al0Faisal said that the championships will be held, in Jeddah province, pointing out that such a move is preliminary step to host more prestigious world championships, in the future, to cement the Kingdom clout, on the world sports’ stage.


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