- Water basketball
Water basketball is a
water sportwhich mixes rules of basketballand water polo. Ideated and promoted by Italian teacher Francesco Rizzutoin 1986; it is played in a swimming pool. Teams of five players each must shoot at goal with a ball within a certain time after gaining possession.
USA, Brazil, and Europe, some amatorial matches are organized to develop this sport.
2005, the Italian Federation of Basketball recognized it as a form of basketball.
Netherlands, people have been playing waterbasketbal since the 1970s. Besides regular tournaments, they also organize a national championship where the best teams compete for the official Dutch Waterbasketbal championship title
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