The Kingdom is gearing up for the 3×3 Basketball World Tour, which will take place in Diriyyah over two days; From November 11 to 12, as part of the events of the second season of Diriyah 2022 with the participation of 12 international teams, organized by the Ministry of Sports and in cooperation with the Saudi Arabian Basketball Federation and under the control of the FIBA International Basketball Federation.
Saudi Basketball Federation President Dr. Ghassan Tashkandi praised the Kingdom’s hosting of this major global event, continuing to host many international sporting events and events, which contributed to the Kingdom becoming a stable host for the biggest competitions throughout the year, noting the support and interest in sports sector. Unlimited by wise leadership – may God protect him – in addition to the constant care and supervision of His Highness the Minister of Sports and Chairman of the Olympic Committee, Prince Abdulaziz bin Turki Al Faisal for all federations and his direct management of the organization of various sports events.
The President of the Saudi Arabia Basketball Federation explained that the 3 x 3 Basketball World Tour, which will be held in the Kingdom for the fourth time, will bring together elite teams from around the world in a 3 x 3 basketball game, noting that the experience gained by the youth and girls of the country in the ability to organize such sporting events in a particular way, is an incentive and an important factor in the re-selection of the Kingdom to host this tournament in particular and all sporting events in general.
The Kingdom is hosting the 3×3 Basketball World Cup for the fourth year in a row, which falls under the Quality of Life program, where the Kingdom hosted one of the tournament’s rounds in 2019, while being tasked with hosting the tournament. finals in 2020 and 2021 AD despite the exceptional circumstances of the corona pandemic.
Diria’s season in the second edition of 2022 will witness many international tournaments as Diria will host the Diria Tennis Cup and Diria’s match of the season which will feature Saudi teams Al Hilal and Newcastle, in addition to the Italian Super Cup between AC Milan. and Inter Milan.