FIBA praises Indonesia’s preparations for hosting the Basketball World Cup

FIBA is very pleased that the Indonesian Arena Stadium (development) is applying sustainable energy (concept).

Jakarta (ANTARA)-The International Basketball Federation (FIBA) has praised Indonesia for preparing for the 2023 FIBA ​​Basketball World Cup, including the construction of the Indonesia Arena Stadium, which is now 32% complete. Indonesia Arena Stadium is a multifunctional stadium that will be the venue for the 2023 FIBA ​​Basketball World Cup. Located in the Jero Rabun Carno Sports Complex in Jakarta.

The federation is optimistic that Indonesia will be a successful host, as all stakeholders enjoy very good coordination with FIBA.

“I’m glad to be able to see it (preparation progress) first hand after a few discussions and really believe that a big event will be held here (successfully),” he said. I did.

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FIBA He added that he appreciates Indonesia’s efforts to build a special multifunctional indoor stadium to host the 2023 FIBA ​​World Cup.

“The Indonesian government, especially the members of the FIBA ​​Central Council, who are also Ministers (Minister of State Enterprises Eric Thohir), have greatly helped us in discussing the venue,” said the FIBA ​​Executive Secretary.

He added that he was impressed with the design of the Indonesian Arena Stadium, which can accommodate 16,000 spectators.

“FIBA is very pleased that the Indonesian Arena Stadium (development) will apply sustainable energy (concept). Currently, the global community is focusing on efforts to save energy and utilize renewable energy. “Construction of sports facilities.”

Meanwhile, FIBA ​​will continue to monitor the progress of the development of the new stadium, said Nirmala Dewi, secretary general of the Indonesian Basketball Association (Perbasi).

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“For Indonesia, it’s a motivation (well prepared),” she said.

As of July 2022, Indonesian Arena Stadium development reached 32%, 3.3% above the period target, according to data from the Ministry of Public Works and Public Works (PUPR).

The multifunctional indoor stadium is scheduled to be completed in December 2022. In other words, it will be completed three months earlier than originally planned.

The 2023 FIBA ​​Basketball World Cup, co-sponsored by Indonesia, Japan and the Philippines, will be held from August 25th to September 10th, 2023.

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