The organizers of the Premier Padel Championship announced the organization of the next round for the first time in the Arab Republic of Egypt, as the fastest growing sport in the world reaches “New Giza”, the P1 Championship of the second category will witness The upcoming tournament is also the first for Premier Paddle to be held in Africa, making it an additional step in the growth of the sport.
The P1 Premier Padel Championship in New Giza will be held from October 24 to 30 as part of a multi-year agreement signed with Mr. Khaled El Shawarby, CEO of New Giza Sports Club, in partnership with CA Sports Marketing and in collaboration with the Egyptian Padel Federation. The Premier Paddle Championship is the official tournament organized by the International Paddle Federation and supported by the Professional Paddle Players Association and Qatar Sports Investments Company.
New Giza Sports Club will host this tournament, where the first heats will be held on 22 and 23 October, provided the main draw starts immediately after the end of the heats.
Premier Padel P1 New Giza is the latest tournament in the new official tour, which was preceded by two tournaments in Madrid and Mendoza last month. It is worth noting that the value of the prize money for the tournament amounts to 250,000 euros, in line with the prizes of the Premier rowing championships of the second category P1, with the qualification of 48 pairs for the main draw, from 24 October.
The Premier Paddle Tournament is the only round that offers official ranking points for players and the winners earn 1000 ranking points for the second category.
On this occasion Mr. Luigi Carraro, president of the International Paddle Federation, said: “When we made the decision to collaborate with the Professional Paddle Players Association and Qatar Sports Investments Company to create the new world tour – Premier Padel – our goal was to make our sport giving a more professional character and growing more and more globally. Today, seven months after launch, and tournaments in some of the most prestigious locations around the world, Premier Paddle arrives in Egypt and the African continent.
He added: “Today we are formulating a new chapter in the history of our sport, and we are sure that players and fans from all over the world will enjoy the magical experience of the Premier Padel P1 New Giza. Here I would like to thank the New Giza Sports Club, which will host and organize this exceptional tournament in collaboration with The Egyptian Exchange Federation, see you soon in Egypt!
In the same context, Mr. Ziad Hammoud, a member of the Board of Directors of Premier Padel, said: “This is a very special moment for the sport of paddling, not only in Egypt, but at the level of the entire African continent. We are happy to bringing Premier Paddle to New Giza, where the upcoming P1 Championship will help to enhance the image of Padel, where fans of the world’s fastest growing sport will see the world’s best players compete for the title, and fans at New Giza Sports Club and millions of viewers around the world will have the opportunity to witness a world-class event next month.”
Mr. Sento Ajram, CEO of CA Sports Marketing, said: “This sporting event is a milestone in the march of CA Sports Marketing, as it represents the company’s growth and distribution around the world on the one hand and its future potential on the other. highlight We are very excited and look forward to working with all parties involved to host an exceptional P1 Premier Rowing Tournament in New Giza.”
In turn, Mr. Khaled El Shawarby, CEO of New Giza Sports Club, said: “The club has contributed to the spread of rowing in Egypt since 2017 when our stadiums were no more than ten. Today, with more than 350 stadiums all over Egypt, with the support of The Egyptian Exchange Federation, we, in partnership with CA Sports Marketing, reach a milestone in the region by hosting the P1 Championship in a magical location overlooking the magnificent Pyramids of Giza, a step that Egypt will place on the global calendar of professional exchange.
Mr. Ahmed Ghatwari, President of the Egyptian Rowing Federation, also said: “We are very excited to host the P1 Premier Padel Championship in Egypt starting this year. We have seen great growth for the sport in the past year, as two weeks ago. has qualified Egypt to compete in the Rowing World Cup for the first time in two weeks.We thank New Giza Sports Club and CA Sports Marketing for the tremendous effort they put in to achieve this feat and we are sure that it ‘ will be a defining moment for the growth of this sport in our beloved country, Egypt.”
The PBA Board of Directors said: “The players are delighted that the new Premier Paddle Tour is coming to Africa for the first time. We are sure that the Premier Padel P1 New Giza will be a historic moment for the sport in the region. We are also happy to see our sport grow in stature. The location and professionalism around the world is part of the Premier Paddle Tour.”
Launched earlier this year, Premier Paddle has so far hosted five tournaments through 2022 – including three Class 1 Grand Slams, with the Premier Paddle Grand Prix Mexico at Sonoma-on-Monterey Club Stadium, May 28-28. the 4th of last December, this season was followed by the Ooredoo Qatar Grand Championship 2022 last March, the Premier Paddle Grand Championship Italy last May, and the Premier Paddle Grand Championship Paris last July.
The New Giza P1 Premier Rowing Tournament will be broadcast live worldwide in over 180 territories via various media outlets, including ESPN (South America, Central America, Mexico and the Caribbean), Sky Sports (Italy, UK, Ireland, Germany, Austria and Switzerland) ), beIN SPORTS (Middle East, North Africa, Southeast Asia, Australia, New Zealand, France, Turkey), Viaplay (Sweden, Denmark, Norway, Finland, Iceland, Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania, Poland, Netherlands), SuperSport (Sub-Saharan Africa), Canal+ (France and other global territories) and many more global media.
Stay tuned for more information about the P1 Premier Padel Championship New Giza soon.