SiGMA Malta 3x3 Basketball Championship starts this weekend

Msida once again will host the opening tournament of SIGMA National Championship in 3X3 basketball this Saturday 8th June

Thanks to Msida Local Council, 9 teams will compete for their ticket to the Final tournament in August.

The Sigma Championship will be played throughout the summer months in different locations across the Island, over 5 stops and the Final, visiting Msida, Pretty Bay, Valletta or Sliema. In the Final event, 12 best teams from each stop will be drawn in 4 groups and the Champions will travel to the FIBA Satellite tournament again.

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In its opener, SIGMA 3X3 Championship Stop 1, 9 teams are going for the ranking points. The planned start is 16:00 on Saturday, with the final planned for 19:45.

Sigma Malta 3X3 Championship Stop 1 - Saturday, 8th June 2019
16:00 – 19:00 – Pool Play 19:00 – Semifinal 1 19:20 – Semifinal 2 19:45 – The Final

POOL A: Maja MK, International Fear, Marsa Bad Boyz POOL B: Marsa Warriors, Betsson Group, Swish
POOL C: And One, Malta NT, Jokic

The event is free of charge if you'd like to watch and we encourage you to come early and test your basketball skills on the court placed in the beautiful Msida Parish Church Square location. The court will be open to all players from 10:00 on Saturday. Remember, stay hydrated and let's #rocktheRock together!

For more information on the SIGMA Malta 3X3 Championship, including event updates, details and rules, please follow us on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter, @malta3X3.

The event is sponsored by Sigma, and run by Malta 3X3 Basketball, Malta Basketball Association, Msida Local Council, Maltese Olympic Committee and Red Bull Malta.

About SIGMA (https://sigma.com.mt)
The sixth edition of SiGMA will take place between the 27th and 29th of November 2019 at the Malta Fairs and Conventions Centre in Ta’ Qali. Positioned at the cutting edge of a very competitive industry, it has evolved into the definitive iGaming showcase. SiGMA 2018 welcomed over 400 sponsors and exhibitors, 200 industry-leading speakers and a record-breaking 12500 attendees from over 80 countries, and in 2019 this staple in the global iGaming calendar is set to grow even bigger.

About Malta 3X3 (facebook.com/malta3x3)
3X3 Basketball in Malta started in 2017 with the Championship Tour that took place accross the whole Island - Ta`Qali, Pretty Bay Birzebbuga, Tigne Point with its Final in Valletta where Nik Vasovic, Vule Jandric, William Ahlberg and Nik Andrejevic were crowned as the first Malta 3X3 Basketball Champions and travelled to Torello to compete in the FIBA Satellite tournament.

The Competition runs in 4 categories - OPEN Men, OPEN Women, Under 18 Men and Under 18 Women.

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