The Qatar Basketball Federation (QBF) has been awarded the internet hosting rights for the FIBA Basketball World Cup 2027, with all matches of the distinguished event to be performed within the metropolis of Doha.
This would be the first FIBA Basketball World Cup to happen within the MENA area, and is seen as an necessary step in selling the game within the wider area.
Talking on the World Cup 2027 awards ceremony, Andreas Zagklis, FIBA Secretary Basic, mentioned: “I wish to congratulate QBF on their profitable bid, and we’re very assured that this occasion will probably be one of many highest high quality each inside as exterior”. Court docket.
“Most significantly, it will likely be delivered by a talented and skilled workforce who’ve a superb monitor file in a variety of main worldwide sporting occasions, together with world championships or cups in additional than a dozen different main Olympic sports activities.
“Moreover, having all 32 taking part groups in a single metropolis for the FIBA Basketball World Cup 2027 will current a novel alternative for followers to personalize their World Cup expertise by accessing extra in-person video games than some other one other FIBA World Cup for the final twenty years”. I feel 2027 will probably be a particular expertise in Doha for this flagship FIBA occasion.”