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2023 Series: Closing Chapter πŸ€πŸ’₯

πŸ€ The 2023 Series has been a year to remember for basketball enthusiasts across Cyprus. This thrilling journey unfolded in four dynamic cities – Limassol, Paphos, Larnaca, and Nicosia – and brought together athletes, fans, and communities. None of this would have been possible without the invaluable support of our sponsors, collaborators, players, and supporters. 🀝

The 2023 Series began with OPAP Limassol 3×3 on June 9th, igniting a fiery passion for basketball in this sports-loving city. For five days, the courts in Limassol transformed into a battleground for basketball enthusiasts of all ages and skill levels. The Cyprus Basketball Federation, in collaboration with 3on3 Cyprus LTD, successfully co-hosted the FIBA 3Γ—3 Europe Cup Qualifier for the second consecutive year. Last year, the Women’s National Team achieved great success in the tournament, and this year, it was the Men’s National Team’s turn to shine. Cyprus pulled off another impressive upset, securing their spot in the European competition. Simon Michael was named the MVP of the event for his outstanding performance.

The OPAP Paphos 3Γ—3 tournament held from July 7th to July 9th at the Paphos Municipality Square in Cyprus was a spectacular showcase of basketball talent. The event featured various categories, including U12 Mixed, U14 Girls, U14 Boys, U16 Boys, and OPAP Open Men, each delivering thrilling matches. One of the standout moments was the special Community Game@louispatsalides and his team geared up to face off against the team of the Mayor of Paphos, @phedonphedonos in support of the Enavsma Foundation. πŸ€πŸ’₯

Larnaca’s Europe’s Square was a hub of basketball excitement from August 4th to 6th as the highly anticipated OPAP Larnaca 3Γ—3 tournament took center stage. With more than 200 participants showcasing their skills and passion for the sport, the event turned out to be a resounding success that united athletes, fans, and the community in a celebration of 3×3 basketball. ❀️‍πŸ”₯

Kyrenias Avanue, Aglantzia witnessed an electrifying display of the basketball atmosphere as the awaited OPAP Nicosia 3Γ—3 tournament concluded the 2023 Series. One of the standout moments featured the exciting Community Game, with Aglantzia Mayor & Friends facing off against Cyprus Youth Board President & Friends. In this friendly game, the sense of togetherness and community spirit was evident, as players from various backgrounds and roles came together to enjoy their shared love for basketball. πŸ€πŸ’«

The success of 2023 SERIES was made possible through the invaluable collaboration and support of our sponsors and the Limassol, Paphos, Larnca and Aglantzia Municipality. Our sincerest gratitude goes to our diamond sponsor, OPAP Cyprus, who, with an impressive 54-year legacy of supporting society and sports, played a pivotal role in making the OPAP Cyprus 3Γ—3 Series a resounding success. We also extend our appreciation to our platinum sponsor and broadcasting partner, Cablenet, as well as our gold sponsors, Prime Insurance and Scaffolding Solutions, for their unwavering support and generosity. Furthermore, our silver sponsors, Herbalife, MyMall Limassol, SoEasy Stores, Harris Kyriakkides LLC, and our esteemed supporter, Search the Nest and Youth Board of Cyprus, made invaluable contributions to this remarkable season. Together and thanks to all collaborative efforts we were able to achieve new hights this season, so watch our RECAP video to get better picture what CYPRUS 3X3 IS ABOUT: