Emirati basketballer shooting to the top
An Emirati basketball player will go one-on-one with some of the best players in the world when he competes at an international event in the US.
Qais Omar was crowned the Red Bull King of the Rock at the UAE’s qualifying finals of the tournament on Friday at Satwa Park in Dubai.
He beat 63 other players to the title and will now head to Alcatraz Island in San Francisco, where he will represent the UAE at the USA World Finals.
He will be up against 63 contestants from nearly 50 countries. The event takes place on September 23 and the winner receives $20,000.