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(MENAFN - Khaleej Times) Hosts uae to challenge saudi arabia for third place and berth to asian paralympics.

action from the kuwait-uae semi-finals match of the sixth fazza international wheelchair basketball at al ahli stadium on tuesday. — supplied photo

iraq and kuwait booked their places for the incheon south korea asian paralympics later this year with victories in the semis of the 6th fazza international wheelchair basketball — iwbf west asian championship 2014 at the al ahli club on tuesday. the final between iraq and kuwait is slotted for a 8pm-8.30pm first tap after the bronze playoff between hosts uae and saudi arabia. saudi arabia battled it out with iraq in a closely fought contest in the first half but eventually succumbed 29-62 while the uae lost to kuwait 52-47.

after the minor placing qualification rounds conducted in the morning and afternoon on tuesday oman and syria will meet in the 5-6 playoff followed by the jordan-palestine clash for the 7-8th places today before the bronze and gold rounds.

the sixth fazza international wheelchair basketball — iwbf west asian championship is organised by the hamdan bin mohammed heritage center and the dubai club for the disabled under the patronage of shaikh hamdan bin mohammed bin rashid al maktoum crown prince of dubai and is part of the iwbf west asian championship this year. a total of 170 athletes and officials from eight countries are participating in the championship here including host nation the uae oman kuwait syria palestine jordan iraq and saudi arabia. maureen orchard president iwbf told the media: “we are very impressed with the level of the championship and with dubai’s ability to host world class sporting events. teams have displayed professional levels of sportsmanship and we have seen that they are open to learning from the teams at the top. i see this tournament emerging as the front runner of growth for wheelchair basketball in the region.”

ibrahim abdul rahim director of events at hamdan bin mohammed heritage center said: “we were happy to host all teams in dubai and look forward to an exciting contest tomorrow (wednesday).”

ahmed mohammed al hamamdi head of the technical committee of the championships added: “since the first edition of fazza wheelchair basketball championships we have strived to develop the competition from all angles — encouraging regional participation and incorporating modern facilities to maintain the high level of the sport. “under the leadership of thani juma berregad head of the organising committee for the fazza championships we were able to successfully take the championships to a new level and prove our capability as a host country.

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