4th FBMA Ramadan Tournament for Ladies 2018

31 May 2018

FBMA Ramadan Tournament for Ladies 2018

Another successful edition


Abu Dhabi, UAE, 31st May 2018 The Fatima Bint Mubarak Ladies Sports Academy (FBMA) organizes the fourth edition of the always successful Ramadan Tournament for Ladies in both volleyball and football and an additional “Fittest Group” challenge, in collaboration with the Abu Dhabi Sports Council and taking place at the newly opened Abu Dhabi ladies Club sports facilities.


The tournament was traditionally known to be open for female employees of government organizations, however, with the high demands and interest in participation the organizers decided to open the registration to the general public, which resulted in multiplied numbers of registers.


The volleyball tournament saw the participation of 12 teams. “Al Jawhara” team won in first place with a prize of AED 10,000; the “ADNOC” team came in second place winning AED 7,000 and in third place “The Stars” with a winning of AED 5,000. The amateur teams brought a highly competitive spirit with highly impressive performance levels.


The tournament concluded on Wednesday after the final football match between 12 teams took part in the two-day football tournament with 3 winning teams. In first place “Strikers team” with winnings of AED 10,000, winning in second place at AED 7,000 “Stars team” and in third place with a winning on AED 5,000 “Dubai team”.


The “Fittest Group” challenge took place on Monday; it consisted of a number of challenges that the teams of four took on. Relay running, rope pulling, basketball drills and fitness challenges all made up the exciting program for the evening. Registration fees from the challenges will be donated to the Pink Caravan by the organizers, who were also present on the day selling merchandise to raise funds for their noble cause.


Alongside the sports activities the organizers provided a Ramadan atmosphere full of fun, energy and activity. With a number of food trucks games and raffle draws, the tournament provided a fun environment for Ramadan evenings.


Year after year the Ramadan activities prove to be very popular, already established as a tradition, the FBMA organizers have ensured that the activities will take place next year and will be an ever-evolving project always providing an active, fun and Ramadan filled spirits.


As is true to all the programs that the FBMA organizes and thanks to the constant directives of H.H. Sheikha Fatima Bint Hazza bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Chairwoman of the Fatima Bint Mubarak Ladies Sports Academy, president of the Al Ain and the Abu Dhabi ladies Clubs; The FBMA Ramadan Tournament for Ladies is yet another proof point of the Academies success in providing fun and inclusive sports events.