University of Dubai holds indoor football tournament

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Published May 24th, 2011 - 09:48 GMT
The winning team
The winning team

The University of Dubai (UD), a prestigious university in the UAE established by Dubai Chamber of Commerce and Industry, organized a friendly indoor football tournament for students and graduates of the university at Bel-Rumeitha Football Hall recently.

Ten teams participated at the match that took place between 3pm to 10:30pm. Each team consisted of 10 players to reach a total of 100 players from university of Dubai. They were put in two groups; each group has five teams and played in total 23 matches. Two teams were nominated to 1st and 2nd places. The 1st team was rewarded gold medals and the 2nd team was rewarded silver medals.

The Golden Cup and Silver Cup were awarded to both team captains in the Student Life Awards Ceremony (SLAC) which the Department of Student Services holds annually to recognise students and organizations that have contributed to successful events at UD.

Dr. M. Omar Hefni, President of UD said: “We are very proud to organize the UD Indoor Football Tournament that brought our students and graduates playing together in a friendly match. It was an exciting game and a lot of football fans were entertained by the live football matches. The tournament created a community spirit and the games were a truly enjoyable event for the players and the spectators.”

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University of Dubai

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The University of Dubai has been home to talented students and faculty drawn from around the world to teach, create, and study. We have achieved international distinction and accreditation in the academic areas we offer.

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