Third Arab Universities Basketball Championship kickoff at UJ
Under the Patronage of the Chairman of the Sports Federation of Jordanian Universities, President of the Islamic Sciences University, Prof. Salah Jarrar, the Third Arab Universities Basketball Championship kicked off yesterday at the Al Hassan auditorium at the University of Jordan.
The Basketball Championship is organized by the Sports Federation of Jordanian Universities under the supervision of the Arab Universities Sports Federation, and with the participation of teams from the United Arab Emirates, Oman, Iraq, Egypt and Jordan.
The opening ceremony began with the entry of the participating teams, and the royal anthem and a recitation of the Holy Quran, after that the Chairman of Sports Federation of Jordanian Universities, Dr. Salah Jarrar delivered the welcoming speech.
Also, the secretary of the Arab Universities Sports Federation, Dr. Omar Al Hai gave a speech in which he thanked the Jordanian federation for hosting the tournament in Jordan for the third time in a row.
Tomorrow, in the University of Applied Sciences hall, the University’s team will play the UAE team at 12:00 pm, and Iraq will meet Omani at 1:30 pm, while Jordan and Egypt women’s teams will face at 4:00 pm.