Dimapur, August 23: The inaugural edition of MS Ahluwalia Memorial 3×3 Open Basketball Tournament will be held on September 27-28 at PWD Children’s Park Basketball Court, PWD Colony, Dimapur. The tournament is organized by Dimapur District Basketball Association (DDBA) in collaboration with Nagaland Basketball Association (NBA). The title sponsor of the event is the family members of Late M S. Ahluwalia. The event will be held on a league-cum-knockout basis.
Senti Longkumer, DDBA secretary general said, “3×3 Basketball is a game now in its early development but one that DDBA is committed to promote and develop. This is going to be a pioneering event in Dimapur. It’s a compact game and able to be contested in shopping malls, parks and schools.”
3×3 basketball will be making its Olympic debut in Tokyo 2020.
Interested teams can request for registration forms from the technical team through Whatsapp or email: AsaliePeseyie, convener (8787473881), Tiameren Amri (9612157207) or AlanthungNgullie (9774071875).
The registration fee is Rs 1000. Teams have been requested to give the player-captain’s contact number to be added in “DDBA 3×3 OBT” Watsapp group. All information will be provided in the group. The last date for submission of form is September 24. (Page News Service)