UncategorisedBasketball champions return

September 11, 2019153

?Bahrain’s youth basketball team had a special welcome on return from Saudi Arabia after recently winning the Under-15 GCC Basketball Championship.
Bahrain claimed their fifth title and qualified for next year’s FIBA Asia U16 Championship following their 80-54 win over Qatar on the last day of the tournament held in Jeddah.
The team was given a warm reception at Bahrain International Airport by high-ranking sports officials, headed by Bahrain Basketball Association president Adel Al Asoomi.
Bahrain Olympic Committee general secretary Abdulrahman Askar congratulated the chairman, members and affiliates of the Bahrain Basketball Association, on the achievement.
He noted that the victory is a remarkable gesture which promises for a brighter future for the game in Bahrain.
Askar, who is presently with members of the Bahrain delegation at 2016 Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro, dedicated this win to Bahrain’s sports leadership, headed by His Majesty the King representative for Charity Works and Youth Affairs, Supreme Council for Youth and Sports Chairman, and BOC President Shaikh Nasser bin Hamad Al Khalifa.
The BOC general secretary also congratulated Supreme Council for Youth and Sports general secretary Shaikh Salman bin Ebrahim Al Khalifa, and to all representatives of the Bahrain Basketball Association on this occasion, and wished the team progress.


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