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The World School Basketball Championships returned in style as the event took place at the stunning L’Alqueria del Basket in Valencia last weekend. With 26 teams from 11 countries taking part over three days in U16 Boys, U16 Girls and U19 Boys categories, the competition’s first outing in Valencia was a huge success with more nations represented than ever before. On a sunny weekend in Spain, things got underway on Friday evening with the event’s opening ceremony and curtain raiser matches taking place on the venue’s show court – which is used as a training base for Valencia Basket’s men’s and women’s first team squads. The stands of L’Alqueria del Basket were packed as players, coaches and spectators cheered on their schools who were paraded onto the court with the national flag of their countries. There was a special appearance by World School Games Event Series official mascot Atlas the Eagle before Dubai International

The World School Basketball Championships makes its return this week in a brand-new host country as teams from across the globe travel to Valencia, Spain in a bid to take the silverware home. Following two editions of the competition in Abu Dhabi, UAE, the event has a new home in one of Europe’s most passionate basketball nations. L’Alqueria del Basket plays host to Valencia Basket’s men’s and women’s professional teams, with nine indoor and four outdoor courts, and the 9,000-seater Pavelló Municipal Font de Sant Lluís is situated next door. Boys teams will compete in U16 and U19 age groups, with girls taking part in an U16 competition across three days of action in Valencia this weekend. British International School Cairo put in an impressive showing at New York University in Abu Dhabi last year – crowned champions in every age group – and they’ll be looking to keep hold of the trophies they

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

Teams from across the globe are will travel to Abu Dhabi for the second edition of the World School Basketball Championships, hosted at New York University, in November 2022. The tournament will take place 11-13 November, with teams from across the Middle East, Europe and Asia set to take part in a bid to be crowned winners of the World School Basketball Championships. Following a successful debut event in 2019 we are excited to bring schools the second edition of the tournament, with some exciting new elements in the pipeline for later this year. This year’s event will see a three-point contest take centre stage as well as player screening assessments which will open doors to young athletes hoping to continue their educational and sporting journey as part of the US college system. Commenting on the launch of the World School Basketball Championships, James Hair of the WSG Events Organising Committee said: “We are delighted