November 2022

The World School Basketball Championships made a sensational return to the beautiful Persian Gulf coast as worldwide teams hooped it out at the prestigious New York University, Abu Dhabi over the weekend. Excitement filled the courts as players and coaches were determined to bring home a championship during the three-day tournament at the New York University, Abu Dhabi sports centre and it was amazing seeing teams give it their all until the buzzer hit zero. A squad that went above and beyond in the WSG Basketball Championships was British International School Cairo (BISC), as they became victorious in three out of four age categories and were the first Egyptian School to play in the autumn classic tournament. Having a home-court advantage paid off for one Abu Dhabi school, Raha International School Raptors’ U13 boys team were crowned champions on their own soil. Raptors’ basketballers were thrilled to be a part of the action

After a three-year hiatus, the World School Basketball Championships returns to luxurious Abu Dhabi this weekend as worldwide teams will be competing in the United Arab Emirates. Schools from Jordan, Egypt, Russia and the United Arab Emirates will travel to the prestigious New York University, Abu Dhabi for an exciting weekend on the court which tips off on Friday 11th of November, with the best team at each age group crowned World Schools Basketball Cup Champions. Matches will take place at New York University, Abu Dhabi’s sports centre, which annually hosts international sporting events, and Cranleigh Abu Dhabi. Basketballers of all ages will be given their shot to shine in one of the world’s most iconic cities. The tournament will welcome U13 – U19 boys and U15 girls competitions with a group stage and elimination fixtures for all participating squads, including a three-point contest hosted on Friday. All teams entering the autumn

The World Schools Football Cup made a spectacular return to Salou as teams from across the globe battled it out in the Spanish sun over two days of tournament action. Players and coaches gave their all for the duration of the competition at the wonderful Futbol Salou complex and it was fantastic to see so many teams showing great determination and skill throughout the tournament. A huge well done to everyone who took part, it was an honour to see you all back on the field with smiles on your faces. Check out the aftermovie below: Our 2022 Roll of Honour: U11 Boys GoldTF TarragonaSilverTASIS PortugalBronzeSt Anthony's U13 Boys GoldNAS Dubai 1SilverSafa Community School PurpleBronzeNAS Dubai 2 U15 Boys GoldAll Saints SecondarySilverGEMS WEKBronzeBrighton College Abu Dhabi U17 Boys GoldEverton Football CollegeSilverNSABronzeAIS Riyadh U13 Girls GoldRoquetencSilverSafa Community SchoolBronzeTASIS Portugal U15 Girls GoldVCESilverSafa Community SchoolBronzeBritish College Gava To view the full image galleries from the event please click here. 2023 Dates Confirmed We are delighted to confirm the World Schools