Malta is Officially a Member of The International Wheelchair Basketball Federation

 

Malta has officially become the latest member of the International Wheelchair Basketball Federation of the European Zone, one of four; Asia Oceania, Africa, Europe, and America.

 

IWBF are delighted to welcome Ethiopia 🇪🇹, the Republic of Rwanda 🇷🇼 , Liberia 🇱🇷, and Malta 🇲🇹 as new members to the…

Posted by IWBF on Wednesday, January 27, 2021

 

IWBF (International Wheelchair Basketball Federation) is the governing body for wheelchair basketball across the globe, a non-profit organisation whose chief purpose is to help provide opportunities for people with a lower limb disability to be able to play wheelchair basketball!

 

 

This game isn’t entirely new either of course, as wheelchair basketball is played in over 100 countries worldwide and currently, the total numbers of players globally equate to approximately 30,000!

 

“Malta Wheelchair Basketball Association is committed to empower individuals to reach their full potential on and off…

Posted by Malta Wheelchair Basketball Association on Tuesday, February 2, 2021

 

Elsewhere, the IWBF have also welcomed Ethiopia, The Republic of Rwanda, and Liberia! The president behind the organisation also added, ‘It is always a pleasure to add new members to the IWBF family, but it is even more so given the challenging circumstances the world is facing. It is especially encouraging to see further engagement in the Africa Zone, an area we are focusing on, and is testament to the great work being done by the Zone.’

 

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He concluded, ‘We would like to welcome all four into the wheelchair basketball family and we look forward to working with them as they not only progress and develop the sport within their countries but showcase and drive social inclusion.’

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