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The Mirza Delibašić Hall (Bosnian, Croatian and Serbian: Dvorana Mirza Delibašić / Дворана Мирза Делибашић), commonly known as Skenderija (Скендерија), is an indoor sporting arena located in Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina. The seating capacity of the arena is 5,616.[4] It was opened on 23 November 1969.[3] It is currently home to the Bosna Royal Sarajevo basketball team and is named after its legendary player Mirza Delibašić.

Mirza Delibašić Hall
Skenderija
Skenderija, Sarajevo.jpg
Full name Velika dvorana Mirza Delibašić
Former names Velika dvorana KSC Skenderija
Location Skenderija, Centar, Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina
Coordinates 43°51′15″N 18°24′46″E / 43.85417°N 18.41278°E / 43.85417; 18.41278Coordinates: 43°51′15″N 18°24′46″E / 43.85417°N 18.41278°E / 43.85417; 18.41278
Owner Sarajevo Canton
Operator Kantonalno javno preduzeće Centar "Skenderija"
Capacity 5,616 (basketball, handball)[1]
Surface versatile
Construction
Opened 29 November 1969[3]
Renovated 2006, 2018
Architect Živorad Janković[2]
Structural engineer Halid Muhasinović[2]
General contractor Ognjeslav Malkin[2]
Tenants
KK Bosna Royal
Bosnia and Herzegovina national basketball team
Bosnia and Herzegovina national handball team

Notable basketball events hosted at the arena include the preliminary rounds of the 1970 FIBA World Championship,[3] the 1970 FIBA European Champions Cup final[3][5] in which Ignis Varese defeated CSKA Moscow 79-74[5] and the 1980 Intercontinental Cup tournament[3][6] in which Maccabi Tel Aviv won the title.[6]

ConcertsEdit

List of Concerts and Other Shows
1970s
1980s
1990s
2000s
2010s

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ http://www.kkbosna.ba/dvorana/
  2. ^ a b c Krajišnik, Đorđe (22 February 2018). "Slučaj Skenderija - urbicid ili investicija?". Oslobođenje. Retrieved 24 April 2018. 
  3. ^ a b c d e Istorijat Archived 2011-07-06 at the Wayback Machine.
  4. ^ http://www.kkbosna.ba/dvorana/
  5. ^ a b Champions Cup 1969-70
  6. ^ a b XII Intercontinental Cup (Sarajevo 1980)
  7. ^ 20 February 1982
  8. ^ Popović, Peca (November 1986). "U novembarskom Rocku". Rock. Retrieved 12 April 2015. 
  9. ^ Imamović, Emir; Burić, Ahmed (1 March 1999). "Principi(ipi) ćirilice". BH Dani. Retrieved 28 March 2018. 

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