Dubai, Feb 17, 2020: Coastal Friends Dubai men’s and ladies team respectively won the prestigious ISC Throwball Championship 2020 held recently.
Sarvotham Shetty, tournament coordinator welcomed the gathering and invited ISC Managing Committee, along with Mohd Younus, event organiser, Kirthi Kumar, Hilda D’Sousa and Chetana Prabhu to the dais.
The main sponsors of the event were Leo Rodrigues managing director of Al Mazroui and Clevy Automobiles, SajanShetty of TMT Group, Sundar Shetty of Nihal Group of Hotels, Jayaram Rai CEO of Bin Fardan Group, Sujatha Elanchezian of Grand Balaji Flowers, Suresh Babu managing director of Prime Air condition LLC, George Varghese managing director of Road Star Rent A Car, Hilda D’Souza of Reliable Home Cleaning Services.
The event started by observing one-minute silence prayer in the memory or our CRPF Heroes who sacrificed their lives on the same day a year ago at Pulwama in Jammu and Kashmir.
After the welcome speech by the ISC President, general secretary and the sports secretary the national anthems of UAE and India were sung followed by formal oath-taking ceremony after which the ISC President D Natarajan declared the tournament open by throwing the first ball across the net.
Following teams participated in the tournament:
Abu Dhabi Karnataka Sangha(ADKS)
ACME Mangalore Strikers
KCO Abu Dhabi
The final results were as follows:
Men’s Throw Ball:
Winner: Coastal Friends
First runners up: ACME Dubai
Second runners up: Bunts Dubai
Best striker: Shawn of ACME
Best defender: Lynel of CFU Dubai
Best all-rounder: Alan of CFU Dubai
Ladies Throw Ball:
Winner: CFU Dubai
First runners up: Abu Dhabi Karnataka Sangha
Second runners up: Konkan’s Dubai
Best striker: Asiya Sherief of CFU
Best defender: SangeethaShetty
Best all-rounder: Anita D’Cunha
The event was conducted by Sarvotham Shetty and there was running commentary by Ashraf Vitla. Guests from Sharjah, Novee Almeida, from Dubai, Vasu Shetty were present and supporting the event from dawn to dusk.
The whole event was well organized by the ISC managing committee of 2019, ISC staff and ISC photographer Mujib and Shivanna Gowda the media representative covered the whole event. ISC assistant sports secretary Kirthi Kumar delivered the vote of thanks.
There was an overwhelming appreciation by all the team Managers, spectators and the general public who gave their positive feedback comments about the tournament.