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March, 11 ISF President Laurent Petrynka and Secretary General/CEO Hrvoje Custonja met FIBA President Hamane Niang in Lausanne, Switzerland. FIBA was also represented by Secretary General Andreas Zagklis and NFs and Sport Director Zoran Radovic. The leaders of two organizations discussed development of basketball 3X3 in ISF program, promoting this event at schools internationally. They also agreed to cooperate on gender equality topics. In addition, technical support and sharing FIBA’s expertise for ISF events were discussed.
ISF President Laurent Petrynka commented, “Basketball has always been one of key sports on ISF programs, especially an attractive format of 3X3. We appreciate support of FIBA’s expertise that is invaluable for developing basketball both at ISF event programs and at schools all over the world. ISF and FIBA have a common vision of basketball as a tool to promote inclusivity and empower the youth.”
Three basketball events will take place ISF 2020 sport season: ISF SHE DUNKS in September in Brussels, Belgium, ISF Basketball U15 Cup in Zadar, Croatia in November and ISF Basketball 3X3 in Raipur, India (dates to be confirmed).
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