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Harlem Globetrotters basketball legends visits Egypt Monday

Saturday، 25 May 2024 - 02:47 PM

The US Embassy in Cairo has announced that the Harlem Globetrotters worldwide basketball icons will visit Egypt on Monday for performances in Cairo and Alexandria on May 31 and June 1.

"The Embassy of the United States in Cairo is proud to announce that the world-famous Harlem Globetrotters will be in Egypt May 27-June 3. The US Embassy is thrilled to partner with this legendary American sports institution to foster cultural exchange and connections between the Egyptian and American people," the embassy said in a statement on Saturday 25/05/2024.

“The Harlem Globetrotters represent diversity, perseverance, and pure love of the game,” US Ambassador to Egypt Herro Mustafa Garg said.

“We are so proud to support this program as a testament to the enduring cultural partnership between the Egyptian and American people and as further proof of Egypt’s leading role in global tourism, sports, and the creative industry throughout the Middle East,” added the US diplomat.

"The Harlem Globetrotters are a team built on diversity and committed to bringing together people from all backgrounds and physical abilities to foster cultural exchange and community pride," the statement says.

"While in Egypt, the Harlem Globetrotters will conduct community basketball clinics with women athletes and youth groups, in addition to an event with wheelchair basketball players from the Al Hassan Foundation for Differently Abled Inclusion," the statement added. 

MENA


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