Jashan and Ace Spikers lift Lourdes Kanajar Gulf Trophy

ūüēď December 5, 2008

Dubai, Dec 5: Ace Spikers (B) and Jashan Dubai won the championship titles of Lourdes Kanajar Volley ball & Throw ball games that was conducted on December 5, at the Wanderers Club Sharjah. The sport was witnessed by nearly 500 spectators and as many as 15 teams took part in the tournament to make it to the grand finale.

The tournament proceedings began at 9.10 am and on this occasion the guests present were Frank Lobo of Galaxy Star Electromechanical Works LLC, Walter Nandalike of Daijiworld.com, and Dayan DíSouza of Daijiworld writers forum. Gilbert Aranha - MC introduced the guests and then Aloysius DíSouza escorted them to the stage. LKAE President Joy DíSouza highlighted LKAEís achievements in the recent past and expressed his sincere gratitude to sponsors as well as the participating teams for making this event possible. The respective captains along with Aloysius DíSouza of LKAE took part in the torch bearing ceremony that was ably conducted by Gilbert Aranha. To mark the 5th anniversary of this tournament, a cake cutting ceremony was held.


In the morning session, all the league matches, quarterfinals and semi-finals were played. A total of 10 volleyball and 5 throw ball teams took part in the competition.

After the grand finale, trophies were distributed to both winning & runners-up teams and individual trophies were given to all finalists.

Winners:
Volley Ball Final:

Ace Spikers B vs Youngsters Nakre Ė won by Ace Spikers B (26-24, 17-25, 15-25, 25-9, 15-9)
Throw Ball Final:
Jashan Dubai vs Mangalore Konkans Ė won by Jashan Dubai (15-9, 15-3)

Volley ball individual trophies:
Best all rounder: Mansoor (Youngsters Nakre)
Best Spiker: Mohd. Kaiser (Ace Spikers)
Best Lifter: Shameer (Ace Spikers)
Best Disciplined Team: Karaval Milan

Throw ball individual trophies:
Best all rounder: Precilla Suares (Mangalore Konkans)
Best Smasher: Nalini (Jashan Dubai)
Best Disciplined Team: Konkans Dubai

A raffle draw was conducted in the evening session and here below are the lucky winners:
Consolation Prizes: Coupon # 1731, 1617, 1181, 1251, 2249, 1750, 1479, 1484, 1326, 1059
Seventh Prize: Coupon # 1264 Norbert Mendonca
Sixth Prize: Coupon # 2366 Bunts Dubai
Fifth Prize: Coupon # 1759, Deepak Monis
Fourth Prize: Coupon # 1373, Michelle Panganiban
Third Prize: Coupon # 1068, Ashlyn Gail
Second Prize: Coupon # 2025, Precilla Suares
First Prize: Coupon # 1369, Jaden Pinto

Dolla, a well-known comedian from Mangalore mesmerized everyone by his rib tickling jokes and humor. Gilbert Aranha a noted businessman and social worker, ably conducted the tournament proceedings and Uttam Menezes assisted him by adding further entertainment during the morning session.

LKAE expressed its sincere gratitude to all Volleyball referees led by Moidheen, who is a well known player from Dubai Duty Free and Throw ball referees Sudhakar Alva, Melwyn & Merlyn DíSouza who have performed exceptionally well in executing their assigned tasks.

The trophy & prize distribution was concluded well before 6.00 P.M.

The proceeds of the tournament will be sent to poor children education fund back in Kanajar where 8 children are currently pursuing secondary level & higher education, sponsored by Lourdes Kanajar (LKAE).

LKAE is very grateful to their sponsors without whom it would have been a distant dream. Their names are as given below:

Main Sponsor: Galaxy Star Electromechanical Works LLC
Venue Sponsor: Sam Electromechanical LLC
Support Sponsor: Humaid Al Suwaidi Real Estate. LLC
Trophies Sponsor: Merit Freight Systems LLC

Benefactors:
UAE Exchange Center
Haji Abdul Rahim Trading

Donors:
Dragon Engineering LLC
Al Hail Electrical Switchgear Manufacturing Industries LLC
Pacific Ocean Electrical Switchgear Ind. LLC
Bin Fahad Technical Tdg. Establishment, Abudhabi
Al Waris Heavy & Light Trucks LLC
Action Filmz Production. Crew. Rentals
Winny's Restaurant & Confectionary LLC
Canara Restaurant
The Nazareth's
Thorpy Engineering Consultants
Fine Industrial Minerals
HAJ Building Materials
S.R. Technical Services LLC
Dominic D'Souza
Raoul Engineering LLC
Steel Trading LLC
Petrofab International FZC
Arab Udupi Group of Hotels
Genesis Equipment Rentals
Dragon Beats

Well-Wishers:
Abu Al-Houl Mechanical Workshop Sharjah
Regal Furnishings & Storage Systems, Abudhabi
Al Mushrif Passenger Transport
Daijiworld

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