Dubai Basketball, a newly established sports franchise, has announced the Coca-Cola Arena as its home venue.

Under the milestone agreement, Dubai’s first sports franchise team will be the official anchor tenant of the Coca-Cola Arena. The agreement paves the way for the introduction of international professional basketball in Dubai.

The team, led by chairman Abdulla Saeed Al Naboodah, will debut in the 16-member ABA (Adriatic) League, featuring European stars at the Coca-Cola Arena in Dubai, the Dubai Media Office (DMO) reported.