IWBF Asia Oceania

IWBF Asia Oceania, on behalf of IWBF, promotes, supervises and directs the sport of wheelchair basketball within Asia Oceania. It strictly recognises the autonomy of each NOWB within its own territory, while following the policies of IWBF as established by the World Congress and the IWBF Executive Council.

IWBF Asia Oceania Executive Council

Saad Alazmaa, Kuwait – President | Email: saad.alazmaa@iwbf.org
Osamu Kotaki, Japan – Vice-President of East Asia
Ang Kean Koo, Malaysia – Vice-President of South East Asia
Mohammad Alkhazaleh, Jordan – Vice-President of West Asia
Lisa Chaffey, Australia – Vice-President of Oceania
Hourieh Baradaran, Iran – Vice-President of Central & South Asia
Phatt Krissana, Thailand – Treasurer
Toufic Allouche, Lebanon – Classification Officer
Matthew Wells, Australia – Technical Officer
Don Perriman, Australia – Asia Oceania Secretary General | Email: don.perriman@iwbf.org

ZONE MEMBERS

There are currently 26 NOWBs in the IWBF Asia Oceania these are:

Afghanistan
Australia
Bahrain
Cambodia
China
Chinese Taipei
Hong Kong
Indonesia
India

Iran
Iraq
Japan
Jordan
Korea
Kuwait
Lebanon
Malaysia
Nepal

New Zealand
Oman
Palestine
Philippines
Saudi Arabia
Singapore
Thailand
United Arab Emirates

NEWS

Afghanistan optimistic on further progress nationally and internationally

Afghanistan optimistic on further progress nationally and internationally

Across March the Afghanistan National Wheelchair Basketball Championships successfully took place despite the challenges the Wheelchair Basketball Federation of Afghanistan (WBFA) faced regarding the COVID-19 pandemic.  Vice President of WBFA, Shukrullah Zeerak,...

New versions of 2021 3×3 & 5×5 Official Rules available

New versions of 2021 3×3 & 5×5 Official Rules available

An updated version of the 2021 Official Wheelchair Basketball Rules and a Spanish translation of the 2021 3x3 Official Wheelchair Basketball Rules have been released. The updated version of the 2021 5x5 Official Wheelchair Basketball Rules is the second version to be...

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