Witnessed the conclusion of the 11th edition of the “Nad Al Sheba Sports” tournament... and “Zabeel 2” was crowned volleyball champion.

Mansour bin Mohammed: Hamdan bin Mohammed’s support has a great impact in enhancing the status of sports in Dubai

Mansour bin Mohammed during his attendance at the crowning of the winners at the conclusion of the Nad Al Sheba Sports Tournament. From the source

His Highness Sheikh Mansour bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Chairman of the Dubai Sports Council, confirmed that the development witnessed by the sports sector in Dubai reflects the great support provided by His Highness Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Crown Prince of Dubai and Chairman of the Executive Council, to the sector, which contributed to Strengthening the status of sports in Dubai society, and achieving many organizational achievements and successes for the sporting tournaments and events that the emirate hosts throughout the year.

This came during His Highness’ attendance, the day before yesterday evening, in the final volleyball match, which marked the conclusion of the 11th edition of the major Nad Al Sheba sports tournament of its kind, which is held during the holy month of Ramadan every year, and included 9 sports, namely: volleyball, Padel, wheelchair basketball, fencing, running, cycling, jiu-jitsu, steeplechase, and tug-of-war, and their competitions were held at the Nad Al Sheba Sports Complex, during the period from 11 to 31 last March.

His Highness said: “The great success achieved by the Nad Al Sheba Sports Tournament, which is organized annually under the guidance and patronage of His Highness Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, enhances the tournament’s position at the forefront of sporting events in Dubai, and the largest and most important sporting event during the Holy Month. “It contributed to providing a distinguished sporting atmosphere, allowing the public, sports enthusiasts and families to spend enjoyable times during the holy month, enhancing Dubai’s attractiveness as the best city to live and visit in the world.”

His Highness, Chairman of the Dubai Sports Council, added: “We are keen to achieve the great sporting and societal goals set by His Highness Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, the sponsor of the tournament, to develop sports and spread its practice among members of society. With each tournament, the sports are precisely defined, and we are keen to attract athletes. Amateurs of all nationalities, to participate in it, and we are also keen on the participation of elite international athletes in professional competitions, which is participation that raises the level of our athletes participating in the competitions, and also provides the public who follows the competitions in the Nad Al Sheba Sports Complex, and on television, with the most beautiful and powerful matches.” .

His Highness said: “The Nad Al Sheba tournament has become a global sports forum for teams and athletes, and is not just a Ramadan sports tournament. We were pleased with the eagerness of international sports stars in various sports to register and participate in the competitions. We were also pleased with the development of the level of our athletes who compete with these world champions, which is something that “It confirms the great addition that the tournament has made to sports in the country, and contributes to spreading the importance of practicing sports and attracting new generations who have moved from the stands of fans to arenas and halls for playing and competing.”

His Highness Sheikh Mansour bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum crowned the Zabeel 2 volleyball team champions in the Nad Al Sheba Sports Tournament, which is organized annually under the guidance and patronage of His Highness Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, under the slogan “Limitless Capabilities.”

The Zabeel 2 team succeeded in winning the title, 3-2, over the Fahud Zabeel team, in a marathon match that extended for five rounds, in which the two teams showed competitiveness and strength in performance.

His Highness congratulated the management and players of the Zabeel 2 team for winning the grand title. His Highness also praised the Fahud Zabeel team, which came second after a high technical performance and great competition. His Highness also praised all the participating teams that competed in a high sportsmanship and presented the strongest performances in the tournament in which strong teams participated. From Europe and the Arab countries, it also included an elite group of international players.

At the conclusion of the final match, His Highness Sheikh Mansour bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, in the presence of the Director General of the General Administration of Residency and Foreigners Affairs in Dubai, Lieutenant General Mohammed Al Marri, the Secretary General of the Dubai Sports Council and Chairman of the Organizing Committee, Saeed Hareb, and the Secretary General of the Endowments and Minors Affairs Foundation, Dubai. Ali Al-Mutawa, Executive Director and General Manager of DB World GCC, Abdullah bin Damithan, and CEO of Joint Operations at Dubai Duty Free, Salah Tahlak, honored the partners and sponsors of the tournament, namely: Damac Properties, DP World, and Al Tayer Motors. , Roads and Transport Authority, Dubai Duty Free, Dubai Police, Dubai Ambulance Services Corporation, Dubai Media Incorporated, Dubai Health, Dubai Endowments, Tadawi Medical Complex, Mai Dubai, and Bukari Suite.

His Highness also honored Lieutenant General Mohammed Al Marri, in appreciation of his efforts and the efforts of the General Directorate of Residency and Foreigners Affairs in Dubai, in facilitating the entry of participants into the country, and obtaining golden residency for 10 years.

His Highness also honored the international match referees: Hamed Al-Russi, Ismail Ibrahim, Ali Hamid, and Muhammad Al-Dawla, and the players who won individual titles: Maxim Sabrzkov from the Zabeel 2 team - the best server award, Paul Buchiger from the Zabeel Fahud team - the best hitter award, and Bruno Rezende from the Zabeel 2 team - the best server award. Zabeel 2 - Best Preparer Award, Alessandro Condo from the Zabeel Fahud Team - Best Blocker Award, and Vlad Davieskiba from Zabeel 2 Team - Best Overall Player Award.