Doha, 8 November 2023 - The Qatar Collegiate Sports Federation (QCSF) has announced that all organizational and administrative preparations are completed to host 2023 FISU University World Cup 3x3 Basketball from 10th to 12th of November at Qatar University Sport and Events Complex (A07) in Doha.
The press conference was attended by the QCSF President Dr. Ibrahim Bin Saleh Al-Naimi, the QCSF Secretary General, Mr. Rashid Saeed Adiba, FISU Sports Director, Mr. Juan Carlos, representatives of sponsors, national partners, namely Qatar Airways, Aspire Zone, Qatar Tourism and local and international media personnel.
Dr. Al-Naimi opened the meeting with a welcoming message to all partners, sponsors, media and news agencies representatives. He appreciated their amazing effort to the event that will be held for the first time in Qatar and Middle East Region, he hopefully this collective effort will produce memorable event.
QCSF President said this event will help all students from different cultural backgrounds to exchange experience and skills and for us as QCSF we will be getting forward to seek new grounds to enhance our organizational, technical and administrative experience for FISU sport events to come.
“ By hosting this event, we will turn our QCSF’s vision into reality to build up better sport activities for students of higher education institutions as well as to discover the most talented students and taking our university sports to a new level of excellence locally, regionally and internationally” said Dr. Al-Naimi.
"I would like to thank FISU for their confidence in Qatar Collegiate Sports Federation organizational abilities for giving our federation the host rights of the event , I also wish better luck, success and good stay to all participating teams” added Dr. Al-Niami.
In his speech, FISU Sports Director, Mr. Juan Carlos has appreciated Qatar hospitality , warm welcome and organizational abilities. He praised the positive effort from partners and sponsors and said this championship is just a beginning of cooperation between FISU and QCSF in the sport events to come.
For his part, the QCSF Secretary General, Mr. Rashid Saed Adiba has delivered a brief presentation on event’s organizational and administrative issues, namely number of participating teams ( 24 teams), number of countries ( 17 countries) , event venue ( Qatar University Sports and Events Complex) , logistics an technical matters and ongoing efforts to make the event memorable.
On the sidelines of the press conference Dr. Ibrahim Bin Saleh Al-Naimi inked sponsorship agreements for the event on behalf of the QCSF with Mr Thierry Antinori, Chief Commercial Officer who signed on behalf of the Qatar Airways and with Mr Abdullah Nasser Al-Nuaimi, General Manager Aspire Logistics who signed on behalf of Aspire Zone.