Arab basketball Cup to be held in Duhok city20/07/2012 03:45
BAGHDAD, July 19 (AKnews) – The Arab Basketball championship will be held in Iraq’s northern city of Duhok, Iraqi Basketball Association (IBA) said Thursday.
“The Arab Basketball Federation has officially given approval for the Arab basketball championship for men be held in Duhok city” said the IBA secretary Khalid Najem said.
Twelve Arab teams have already showed readiness to take part in the championship that is expected to be held in September this year, Najem said.
“The Arab basketball federation has set up a special committee to visit Duhok and inspect the sports facilities in the city for their suitability.” Najem said, “a delegation will arrive in Duhok next week for that purpose”
By Ameer Daghistani