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

Dates for IWBF Men’s U23 World Championship in Chiba confirmed

Dates for IWBF Men’s U23 World Championship in Chiba confirmed

International wheelchair basketball will return to Japan next year in the form of the IWBF Men’s U23 World Championship. The event will take place between 27 May – 4 June 2022 at the Chiba Port Arena in Chiba, Japan. The Championship, which showcases elite junior male...

IWBF Players’ Commission first-ever Election Announced

IWBF Players’ Commission first-ever Election Announced

The first-ever IWBF Players’ Commission Election will be held between 1 - 14 February 2022. In April 2020 IWBF appointed an Athlete Steering Committee to actively lead and build the foundations to establish and institutionalise a common voice for wheelchair basketball...

New Translations of the 2021 Official Wheelchair Basketball Rules available

New Translations of the 2021 Official Wheelchair Basketball Rules available

Chinese, Persian, and Portuguese versions of the 2021 Official Wheelchair Basketball Rules are now published and available from the IWBF download website. IWBF Chair of the Technical Commission, Cristian Roja, said: “We are very proud to be able to offer the rules in...

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  1. Bahrain 2021 Asian Youth Para Games

    December 2 - December 6
  2. 2021 European Championships Division A

    December 4 - December 12
  3. Men’s U23 Africa Championship

    December 8 - December 11
  4. 2022 IWBF Afro Championships

    January 23, 2022 - January 29, 2022

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