Dubai: Konkan Yuva, Dubai organized the Cricket & Tug of War Tournament 2022 on April 24 at Wanderers Sports Club, Sharjah, an event that added another feather to their cap.
Over 48 Teams participated in the programme that began at 8.00 am which included both Cricket & Tug of War teams and a crowd of about 700 witnessed the sports event. Chief Guest for the event was Dainy D’souza Chief Coordinator of St Mary’s Mangalorean Community inaugurated the event.
President Viyon Robin Veigas welcomed the gathering, Dainy Dsouza, and wished all the participating teams and Konkan Yuva good Luck.
The valedictory ceremony was held at 6:00 pm. Gerry Mendes – General Manger of Globelink Wester shipping LLC, Anil Menezes General Manager, Al Nakheel Clearing & Forwarding LLC were the chief Guests & Godwin Castelino Past President of Konkan Yuva was the Guest of Honour
Ajith Poojari, Bharat Poojary, Nazim, Roshan Kampa, Kishore, Clevan, Pradeep, Arun D’almeida, Prem Oscar Pais, Noel D’almeida were the official Referees.
The Spiritual secretary of KY, Farrel D Souza thanked everyone for making this sports event a great success.
Underarm Cricket Results
Fair Play Award- Dubai Mangalore Challengers (DMC)
Man of the Match Quarter-Finals – Nelson Santhosh Fernandes (Catholic Sunshine), Jason D’Souza (Sunshine Cricketers), Akshay Paivalike (Giri Friends – Dubai), Derick Pinto (Globelink Stars)
Man of the Match Semi-Finals – Varun Crasta (Catholic Sunshine), Antony Ferrao (Giri Friends – Dubai)
Player of the Match Finals – Snehal Spinoza (Catholic Sunshine)
Best Bowler – Varun Crasta (Catholic Sunshine)
Best Batsman – Akshay Paivalike (Giri Friends – Dubai)
Emerging Woman Player – Snehal Spinoza (Catholic Sunshine)
Player of the Tournament – Akshay Paivalike (Giri Friends – Dubai)
Underarm Cricket Runners Up – Team Giri Friends Dubai
Underarm Cricket Winners –Catholic Sunshine
Tug of War Results
Tug of War Runners Up Women – AB Cricketers
Tug of War Winners Women- Wa Maatha Uller
Tug of War Runners Up Men -Merit Freight
Tug of War Winners Men – AB Cricketers
This event which was organized was very much successful and gathered all the Konkani community to meet under one roof. Konkan Yuva received an overwhelming response for organizing such a wonderful event from the entire crowd.