This year's Fazza Wheelchair Basketball Championship is part of the IWBF
West Asia Championship being organised by the Hamdan Bin Mohammad Heritage Centre and the Dubai Club for the Disabled under the patronage of Shaikh Hamdan Bin Mohammad Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Crown Prince of Dubai and Chairman, Dubai Sports Council.
Dubai: Tournament hosts UAE got their campaign off to a winning start while Syria, Iraq and Kuwait all came up with dominant performances on the opening day of the of the sixth Fazza International Wheelchair Basketball -- IWBF West Asian Championship on Saturday.
Earlier, the tournament was opened by Maureen Orchard, President, IWBF in the company of Peter Dae Young Kang, General Secretary, IWBF Oceania and Thani Juma Berregad, Chairman, Dubai Club for the Disabled and head of the organising committee.
Once again, we've got five bouts on the card with the IWBF championship on the line in our main event.
1 heavyweight contender IFBA, IWBF Carmen Dominguez (2-0, 2 KOS) vs Maureen Henry (1-0) Yvonne Caples (Pro Debut) vs Tracy Stephens (1-3, 1 KO)
Dubai: Hosts the UAE will get their campaign under way against Oman on the opening day of the Sixth Fazza International Wheelchair Basketball - IWBF West Asian Championship on Saturday.
Saturday's opening ceremony will be attended by Maureen Orchard, President, IWBF, and Peter Dae Young Kang, General Secretary, IWBF Oceania.
Hall of Fame Lightweight Champion, Sean O'Grady, joined IWBF
Dubai: The chairman of the Dubai Club for the Disabled (DCD) is expecting nothing short of qualification for the Asian Paralympic Games when the UAE plays host to the IWBF West Asian Championship here from May 10-14.
The opening ceremony will be held in the presence of Maureen Orchard, President, IWBF, and Peter Dae Young Kang, General Secretary, IWBF, Oceania at the Al Ahli Club's indoor hall on May 10.
Dubai: Dubai will host the sixth Fazza International Wheelchair Basketball Championships -- IWBF
West Asian Championship 2014 from May 10 to 15 at the Al Ahli Club.