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

Further Information: 2022 IWBF World Championships postponement

Further Information: 2022 IWBF World Championships postponement

Following the directive from the Dubai Government that the 2022 IWBF World Championships can no longer take place in November 2022, the new dates for the Championships will be the 9-20 June 2023 (Dates for teams’ arrivals and departures 5-21 June 2023 inclusive). IWBF...

Japan and Turkey face off for gold at U23 World Championship

Japan and Turkey face off for gold at U23 World Championship

Turkey punched their ticket to the championship final at the 2021 IWBF Men’s U23 World Championship after an impressive 63-56 Semi-Final win against Germany behind Mahmut Acikgoz's big performance of 31 points. This win ensures Turkey to their second consecutive U23...

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