|NEJB to organize NEWEUROPE Classic Tournament at Dubai Sports City|
NEWEUROPE™ Junior Basketball (NEJB) will also organize a NEWEUROPE™ Classic Tournament in late March 2011 in Dubai, U.A.E. at Dubai Sports City similar to the NEWEUROPE™ Classic Tournament being organized by NEJB in Orlando, Florida in late January 2010.
For the Dubai NEWEUROPE™ Classic Tournament NEJB will bring four top European National 16u Teams, four top US States 16u Teams, and also there will be present four top 16u Junior National Basketball Teams from the Middle East (U.A.E., Saudi Arabia, Kuwait, Bahrain) and four top 16u Teams from Asia (China, Japan, Singapore and India).
Also in conjunction with the Dubai Sports City NEJB may in time create a permanent NEWEUROPE™ Junior Basketball Academy offering the best of European and American junior basketball coaching in Dubai. Similar NEWEUROPE™ Junior basketball Academy is being planned on a permanent basis for Orlando, Florida.
The President and the Founder of NEJB Drazen Premate has been involved in Dubai in connection with the NEWEUROPE Land & City project with a theme park that looks like map of Europe with 48 countries of Europe as Lands and NEWEUROPE™ Promenade next to it plus a NEWEUROPE™ City for 100,000 people done in European-American-Dubai architectural style. Due to recent financial crisis in Dubai and world-wide this project was stopped and at an appropriate time it may be developed in Florida instead.
NEJB is also utilizing some members of the NEWEUROPE™ Dubai Group headed by Zia Imran for the purpose of creation of the NEWEUROPE™ Dubai Junior Basketball Program.
Dubai Sports City is sports themed city which was started by the Falaknaz Group in March 2004 as the cornerstone project for the Dubailand development in Dubai, U.A.E. and it is near its completion. Dubai Sports City project is estimated at around $3 billion in cost and it spans over 50 million square feet and it has various Sports Venues, Sports Academies, Residential Communities for around 70,000 people and Retail and Community Development.
Sports venues include multipurpose outdoor stadium for 60,000 spectators for soccer, rugby, track & field events; multi-purpose indoor arena for 10,000 spectators for basketball, volleyball, ice hockey, concerts and other events; dedicated cricket stadium for 25,000 spectators; dedicated field hockey stadium for 5,000 spectators; Ernie Els designed 18-hole championship golf course.
Sports Academies at Dubai Sports City include Manchester United Soccer Schools, ICC Global Cricket Academy, Butch Harmon School of Golf, David Lloyd Tennis Academy, Bradenton Sports Academy School, Sports Medicine Centre, Swimming Academy and World Hockey Academy.