FIBA ​​Basketball World Cup 2027 Board of Directors holds inaugural meeting

DOHA: FIBA ​​and Qatar’s National Organizing Committee for 2027 FIBA ​​Basketball World Cup held their first meeting at the Patrick Baumann Basketball House in Mies, Switzerland.

The FIBA ​​Basketball World Cup 2027 Council, which was formed to oversee the planning of the main event and make key strategic decisions ahead of the 32-team tournament.

The focus of the meetings was on the governance and management structure of the event, as well as the establishment of joint marketing and operational committees for the 2027 competition.

Burton Shipley will serve as Chairman of the Board of Directors of the 2027 FIBA ​​Basketball World Cup. Shipley previously served as Chairman of the 2019 FIBA ​​Basketball World Cup Coordination Committee.

“The incredible success at all levels with this year’s World Cup in Manila, Jakarta and Okinawa, for the fans, players, media – everyone – has once again raised the bar for our flagship event. We are excited to begin preparations for Qatar,” said Shipley.

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