MAK holds “MAK Champions Trophy 2018 –Season 2” Volley Ball & Throw Ball Tournament

Thursday, March 1, 2018

MOGAVEERS ASSOCIATION KUWAIT, Affiliated to Indian embassy Kuwait, is the community welfare association of non-resident Mogaveeras, based in Kuwait. For the second time MAK organised, National level Volleyball & Throw Ball Tournament under the title of “MAK Champion Trophy 2018 “on 25th February 2018. The tournament was held at Qadisiya Sports Club, Hawally, Kuwait.

The tournament coincided with the National day of Kuwait celebration. The weather was pleasant, the participants & the MAK members were all geared up for the tournament.

The day long tournament commenced at 7.30 am with a grand opening ceremony. On behalf of MAK Management Committee Mrs Poonam Mendon, the General Secretary of MAK welcomed all the distinguished guests, participating teams, MAK Management Committee, MAK members and all the sports enthusiasts.

The chief Guest of the day was Mrs.Nancy D’Souza, Manager & coach of Team Q8 Steel birds. She’s been working in Kuwait Airways for 27 years. The Coach & founder of Team Q8 Steel birds.Shes been actively participating in all the matches in spite of her busy schedules & encourages all the young players.

The guest of Honour for the day were Mr.WilsonDsouza- President Tulkoota, Kuwait, Mr.Madhu Raveendran-Manager Boubyan Co & Mr.Roshan Quadras Ex-president of Pangala Association Kuwait. All the guests were presented with a floral bouquet as a mark of respect. This was followed by the National anthem of Kuwait and India. The guests conveyed their best wishes and good luck to the participating teams and organizers.

Mr.Ramesh Kidiyoor, President of MAK in his speech welcomed the gathering and stressed the importance of playing with true sportsman spirit and conveyed his best wishes to all the participating teams.

The guest along with the president of MAK Mr.Ramesh Kidiyoor inaugurated the tournament by cutting the ribbon & releasing the ball.

A total of 7 Volleyball teams and 5 Throwball teams participated and fought for the coveted trophy and cash rewards.

The participating Volley Ball Teams are as below

Al Ghanim Security
Al Sayer Toyota
Boubyan Strikers
Kunjal Friends
KSAC-A
KSAC-B
Nepal Team
The participating Throw Ball Teams are as below

STARZ
Blazing Warriors
Dragon Queens
Q8 Steel Birds
IDAK

The volleyball inaugural first round match started between Team AL Ghanim Security & Boubyan Strikers & the first round of throw ball inaugural match was between Team Blazing Warriors & Team Dragon Queens .The teams played with full enthusiasm and viewers enjoyed and experienced the spectacular show. As the day progressed matches kept rolling one after another. The Sponsorers of the event were Badar al Samaa & Design Guru.

The referees for the day were Mr.Alexander Mathew & Mr.Suresh Yerumbu Shivappa.

The scorers for Throw Ball Team were Mrs.Geetha Suvarna & Mr.Nithin Suvarna.

The scorers for Volley ball team were Mr.Kishore Kotian & Mr.Rakshith Suvarna.

The announcements was done by Mr.Girish Mehta & Mr.Purandara Manchi.

Sumptuous Breakfast, Lunch & snacks was provided by RoyalStar Caterers.

Beautiful moments of the day were captured by the MAK photographers Mr.Paresh Karkera & Mr.Kiran Kumar

Winners
The Volley Ball ended with a finale of Final matches between Team Al Sayer Toyota & Team Boubyan Strikers. After a tough Battle between the two strong teams, Team Al Sayer Toyota bagged the Winners Trophy & Team Boubyan Strikers were declared the First Runner up.The second runners up trophy was won by Al Ghanim Security. MAK Player of the tournament for Volley Ball was secured by Mr.Rakesh Sekhar E of Team Al Sayer Toyota.

On the other hand, throw ball tournament ended with League matches. Team Dragon Queens defeated the opponents and grabbed the Winners trophy. 1st Runners up was won by team Blazing Warriors and Team Starz stood up as the 2nd Runners. MAK Player of the tournament for throw ball was secured by Ms. Marliyn Pereira from team Dragon Queens.

Prize distribution ceremony
The following distinguished guests graced the prize distribution ceremony

Mr.Sathish Chandra Shetty -Owner Oriental International General Trading & Contracting Co ,Mr.Sudhakar Shetty-Prominent Indian NRI in Kuwait,Mr Elias Sanctis- Prominent Indian NRI in Kuwait, Mr.Raghu Poojary -President Billava Sangha, Mr Hussein Sulaiman Ali Haider ALi- Assistant Manager Boubyan Strikers ,Mr.Shan- Owner Design Guru. As a token of respect all the guests were presented with a florer Bouquet

The guest along with MAK management committee awarded the trophies and medals to winners, runners up team & the individual achievers.

A Raffle Draw was conducted by MAK & the winners are as below

1st Prize : Ahana Vikyath
2nd Prize : Promod Kumar
3rd Prize : Ahana Vikyath

The 10 consolation prize winners were Santhosh,Peter,Prathana,Prashanth Boloor,Jathin,P.K. Raju,Ahana Vikyath ,Shikha S Amin,Dinesh Salian & Briana D’souza. In her vote of Thanks Mrs.Poonam Mendon thanked each and everyone who were responsible for the success of the tournament, Participants,sponsor’s, organisers, MAK Vounteers, MAK management Committee & Executive Committee. Finally a special thanks was given to the Management & Staff of Qadsiya Sports Club for the awesome venue.


Express your comment on this article

Submit your comments...
     
Disclaimer: The views expressed here are strictly personal and IndiansinKuwait.com does not hold any responsibility on them. We shall endeavour to upload/publish as many of the comments that are submitted as possible within a reasonable span of time, but we do not guarantee that all comments that are submitted will be uploaded/published. Messages that harass, abuse or threaten other members; have obscene, unlawful, defamatory, libellous, hateful, or otherwise objectionable content; or have spam, commercial or advertising content or links are liable to be removed by the editors. We also reserve the right to edit the comments that do get published. Please do not post any private information unless you want it to be available publicly.
Image

India - Global host of 2018 World Environment Day

India is the global host of 2018 World Environment Day which is taking place on June 5, 2018. The t

Image

Students should proactively indulge in co-curricular activities - Raghavi Vishwanath an alumni of FAIPS Kuwait

When youngsters reach a pinnacle it is always a pleasure to learn more about their lives and how th

Image

A thought for Ramadan

Sunday, the 13th of May, 2018 Festival greetings, Happy Sunday greetings Mother’s Day greetings

Image

Kuwait Cricket - A Sense of accomplishment: Herschelle Gibbs

In the recently concluded ICC World Twenty20 Asia Qualifiers ‘A’ , the Kuwait's national crick

Image

Raindrops - Usual and Unusual Stories of love by Dr. Navniit Gandhi

Dear Readers, Dr Navniit Gandhi has penned a collection of 19 true, usual and a little unusu

Image

Love is in air when he sings, Shahbaz Aman

What could be the appropriate adjective to describe this man; singer; composer; or an unusual embod

Image

Don’t Want a Day… Want a Deal!

I am a Woman and like me, there are countless other women out there who do not want Days to commemo

Image

My heart, my soul and all my sincerity is for this country – Ajiaz Ahmad Sarfaraz

“By serving this great country for more than three decades, I feel that the word ‘great’ fully appl

Image

Teamwork Makes The Dream Work! – Nomaan Sidiq Budroo, Captain of Kuwait U-19 Cricket Team

Kuwait Cricket’s National U 19 team returned home after their best ever performance in the ICC U 19

Image

A Walk in the Garden…

Our garden in Salmiya is an exciting learning-place… Every walk in it, teaches something every time

Image

True sense of Indian luxury at Asha’s Restaurant

Who doesn’t like a luxurious dine out once in a while with families and friends? What if it is coup

Image

Zafran Indian Bistro with innovative Indian Cuisines

Indian Cuisines are packed with interesting ingredients and enticing aromas that make it super deli

Image

New Menu at Zafran Puts Contemporary Spin on the Traditional

Fans of Zafran can rejoice as the popular Indian bistro launches a new menu this week. The front

Image

A nostalgic and delicious train journey in Kuwait at Kerala Express Restaurant

A train journey during our annual vacation in India is definitely a nostalgic experience for many o

Image

22 Yards Cricket Academy Summer Camp For Cricket Coaching

22 Yards Cricket Academy, a professionally run Cricket coaching center having its 16th year of succ

Image

KCWA organized ‘Play on Indoor Sports’

Kuwait Canara Welfare Association (KCWA), for the first time organized an Indoor “Play on Sports” e

Image

Don Bosco Oratory (DBO) Beat Kuwait Independents Hockey (KIH) 1/0 in The First 2018 DBO Hockey Tourunament

Kuwait, Ahmadi – 12 May 2018, in what would one say “breathless showpiece” DBO and KIH. It was anot

Image

Kuwait Cricket set to host ICC World Twenty20 Asia Qualifier ‘A’

Whilst this is not the first International tournament to be hosted in Kuwait, this particular editi

Image

Himanta Biswa Sarma elected BAI President

Assam Health and Education Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma was on Tuesday unanimously elected the Badm