Dammam: The most awaited MASA sports day was held on Friday, 16 June 2023 and concluded in grand style. Members were eagerly waiting for this day, as the event did not take place since the COVID pandemic started. Every member and guest participated in the sports event and thoroughly enjoyed the fun-filled evening.
Members categorized by four houses assembled at Dammam 91 Farm House ground at around 7 PM. Sports Committee Head, Ameer Hussain welcomed the gathering and announced the various individual games for different age groups and also about group games. President Gopal Shetty, greeted all members and wished them good luck and encouraged them to participate in play with sportsmen’s spirit. Advisory Committee member Ravi Karkera addressed the gathering and conducted a warm-up round before the start of the event. The event kick-started in the presence of Excom Members: Puttaraju (General Secretary), Niranjan Karkera (Assessment Committee Head), Roopesh Suvarna (Treasurer), Ganesh Karkera (Entertainment Committee Head), Balakrishna Shetty (Dy. Sports Committee Head), Roshan Kotian (Dy. Ent. Committee Head), Ajith Kumar, Abdul Khader Baikampady, Vishwanath Suvarna. Among the Advisory Committee also Messrs. Narendra Shetty, Sadashiv Poojary and Naveen Bhandary were present.
Three organizing teams were allotted a number of games to conduct for different age groups. Organizing teams fully got engaged in conducting the games one after the other successfully without any hustles. Thanks to volunteers and participating members for their sporting spirit.
Winners were called to the victory stand at the end of each sporting event and awarded the medals for 1st, 2nd and 3rd place winners. Tough competitions took place between each house to grab maximum points.
The calm and peaceful weather brought excitement and thrill among young and old participating members all throughout the evening. The games were organized very professionally by the event organizing teams led by sports committee head Ameer Hussain.
Delicious evening snacks and dinner were served during the event supplied by Garnish Restaurant.
At the concluding ceremony, House Championship Trophy was awarded to Red House for maximum points. First Runner’s Up Championship was bagged by Green House while Second Runner’s Up went to Blue House.
Champion in Male Category: Ajith Kumar from Red House
Champion in Female Category shared by: Afsa Nooman and Maitry Shetty.
Sports Day Results:
Sponsors of the event: Sadashiv Poojary (Intermodal SA), Ravi Karkera, Najeeb Al Hajri, Narendra Shetty, Gopal Shetty, Naveen Bhandary, Ameer Hussain, Praveen Peter Aranha, Ganesh Karkera, Harish Poojary, Vishwanath Suvarna, Balakrishna Shetty, Roshan Kotian, Puttaraju, Bhaskar Kanchan, Amith Shetty, Roopesh Suvarna and Ajith Kumar
General Secretary, Puttaraju presented a vote of thanks and thanked each and every one for the wonderful support from the members and appreciated all sponsors for their generous support. President, Gopal Shetty in his concluding remarks announced the upcoming Masa Events and thanked all members for their support. Sports Events concluded by singing National Anthem.