"Fatima Bint Mubarak Academy" Champions' Women's Basket Cup
Fatima Bint Mubarak Academy team was crowned champion of the President's Cup for women's basketball by defeating its counterpart Sharjah Women's Sports Team (50-38), in the final match that brought them together, on Friday, at Al Wasl Club Hall in Dubai.
The Fatima Bint Mubarak Academy team added the cup title, the double of the women's basketball season, after being crowned last month with the title of the General League Championship.
After the match, the President of the UAE and Arab Federations, Major General Ismail Al Gergawi, accompanied by a member of the Board of Directors of the Federation and Chairperson of the Women's Committee, Maitha bin Dhawi, and a number of members of the Federation Council, imitated the Sharjah women's sports players with silver medals, and the "Fatima Bint Mubarak Academy" team with gold and the championship cup.
The players of the Fatima Bint Mubarak Academy team succeeded in ending the first quarter with a four-point lead, with a score of (14-10), before continuing to expand the difference and end the first half with a score of (28-15).
The start of the second half witnessed an awakening for the players of the Sharjah Sports Team, who were able to reduce the difference to four points, before the "Academy" realized the situation and ended the third period with a difference of eight points and a score of (38-31), and the "Academy" players continued to extend their control in the last ten minutes and end the match in their favor with a difference of 12 points and a score of (50-38).