March 1, 2011
Top Indian Basketball teams to compete in newly-launched RIBA League in Delhi
Eight of the top basketball club teams in India will take part in a newly-launched basketball tournament in New Delhi from March 2nd – 6th, in the Reebok IGMA Basketball Association (RIBA) League at the DDA Sports Complex in Vasant Kunj.
Organised by the IGMA Sports Management company and in affiliation with the Basketball Federation of India (BFI), the five-day league-cum-knockout tournament will feature some of the top basketball players in India.
The eight teams will be divided into two groups of four teams each. IGMA have announced the objective of this tournament will be to “provide an arena with the healthiest of competition one has ever seen, making it an experience of lifetime.” Sports personalities such as Ishant Sharma, Shikhar Dhawan, Vishnu Bhagat, Gary Saxena, Divya Singh, and BFI Secretary-General Harish Sharma are expected to attend the tournament to encourage the participating athletes.
The tournament is being sponsored by ONGC and Reebok.
Competing teams are:
Pool A: Chennai Customs, Air Force, Signals, Prithvi Nath Club (New Delhi).
Pool B: Western Railway, Army, RCF, DDA Sports Club (New Delhi).
The tournament will tip off from 3:00 PM on Wednesday, March 2nd at the DDA Sports Complex, featuring a match between Signals and Prithvi Nath Club. The Final will be held at 4:30 PM on Sunday, March 6th.
For more information, please contact IGMA Director Rajeev Mahajan on Tel: 9818887188, 9899990503 or email: firstname.lastname@example.org
IGMA Sports Management is a novel and sincere initiative designed to satiate the sporting passions of a young sporty India. In association with Reebok India, a T20 tournament was successfully accomplished in March-April 2010. This tournament inspired and based on the lines of IPL witnessed tremendous participation.