Abu Dhabi, UAEMonday 19 August 2019

New basketball store targeting Filipino community opens in Dubai

A new sports store, Basketbolista, has opened in Dubai, targeting the Filipino community. Courtesy Basketbolista
A new sports store, Basketbolista, has opened in Dubai, targeting the Filipino community. Courtesy Basketbolista

A new basketball store targeting Filipinos in the UAE has opened in Satwa, Dubai. Basketbolista, which means basketball player in Tagalog, stocks the latest footwear, gear and accessories from brands including Nike, Jordan, Under Armour and Adidas.

Mohammed A Baker, deputy chairman of Gulf Marketing Group, which opened the store, said the company was looking forward to playing a part in fostering the Filipino community’s passion for basketball. Its launch on Friday night involved a three-on-three basketball competition with 32 teams competing.

The 120-square-foot store is located on Mankhool Road and is open daily from 10am to 10pm. Call 04 344 8704.

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Updated: August 2, 2016 04:00 AM

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