Al Gergawi expects an exceptional version of the Arab Basketball Championship worthy of the game’s reputation | sports

Arab basketball lovers will have a date at 3:00 p.m. tomorrow, Monday, with the draw for the 33 clubs championship, which will be hosted by Al-Ittihad Club of Alexandria, the defending champion, during the period from the 29th of this month to the 9th of October.

The draw will be conducted “online” through the Facebook of the Arab Basketball Federation.

The current version set a record, the highest in the history of the competition, with the participation of 18 teams: Beirut, Lebanon, Al Ittihad of Alexandria, Al Ahly from Egypt, Sharjah, Al Bataeh from the Emirates, Kuwait, Al Yarmouk from Kuwait, Al Mina, Shaab Hadramout from Yemen, Al Gharafa and Al Wakrah from Qatar, the Greek-Sudanese athlete, Al Zahra Al Riyadi from Tunisia, Manama, Bahrain, and the Saudi Conquest. The Union of Moroccan Conquest, Wedad Boufarik and the family of Sari, the city of Blida from Algeria, and the apology of both for the dignity of the Syrian and the services of the Palestinian bridge.

The teams will be divided into four groups, four in two groups and five in the remaining two groups, so that the preliminary round matches will be held in the Al-Ittihad club and Burj Al Arab in a league manner from one round, then two teams from each group will qualify for the quarter-finals, whose matches will be held as of October 6 in Burj The Arabs meet the first of the first group with the second of the second group and the first of the second with the second of the first versus the first of the third group with the second of the fourth group and the first of the third with the second of the fourth, provided that 5 of it is the only rest day. Commenting on the draw, Major General M. Ismail Al Gergawi, head of the Arab and UAE federations, welcomed the participants, expecting an exceptional tournament that befits the level of Arab basketball and reflects the extent of the effort made by the Arab federations to develop their clubs and teams. The ancient and record holder in the number of titles is able to direct this tournament in an honorable manner due to its administrative and technical competencies and the ability to organize well.

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In another context, Al Gergawi praised the efforts exerted by the General Secretariat of the Arab Union and the work team led by the Secretary General, Brigadier General Abdullah Shalaby, wishing all success to the organizing committee and all participants in this great event.

On the other hand, the Arab Federation is expected to impose a fine of three thousand dollars on the two clubs that apologized for dignity and services, provided that they are not allowed to participate in the upcoming tournaments until after paying this fine.

Source: (the brigade’s website)


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