Dubai: Unveiling of the much awaited ‘Gulf Tuluvas Trophy’ was held in Dubai on Friday September 24 by the organisers, Kudla Challengers Dubai and Kudla Bay Restaurant in Kudla Bay Restaurant, Oud Metha Road, Dubai, UAE.
The Main Convener Cleevan Lozil welcomed the team members, captains and special guests, social worker Shodhan Prasad, actor Deepak Paladka and director of Radio Daijiworld Arun Almeida on to the dais and introduced them. They were honoured with Flowers by the Lady’s Wing of Kudla Challengers.
It started with a minute silent prayer for those who lost their lives during the pandemic period; remembering them and praying for their souls to rest in peace.
Unveiling of the beautiful Trophy was done by all the Special Guests with a loud applause by the Teams.
Later all the Special Guests spoke one by one on the event boosting the players and the organisers and also requesting the Teams to honour the event with punctuality, professionalism and sportsmen spirit maintained throughout; to glorify the event as a memorable one.
Cleevan Lozil announced the final list of 18 teams of Tuluvas who were finalized to participate and read out the ‘Match Day Rules & Regulations’ with hard copies distributed to the Teams for transparency.
Later Guest Shodhan Prasad ‘Unveiled the Pool List of the Teams’ and read out the names of the Pools which are as follows:
Pool A:- Kateel Friends, Dubai Legends, Kudla Friends
Pool B:- Elegant, Mangalore Thunders, Strikers Mangalore
Pool C:- Udupi Friends, Transcount UTS, Royal Shiroor
Pool D:- Blue Force, White Eagles IXE, Dubai Kannadigaru (HUK)
Pool E:- Beary Star, Techno Cricketers, Sporting DXB
Pool F:- Expert Dafza, Prince 11, Choice Cricketers
Soon Guest Deepak Paladka unveiled the ‘Match Fixtures’ List which was also distributed to the Team Members.
Guest Arun Almeida went on Live with Radio Daijiworld FB and interviewed Cleevan Lozil who detailed the event to the viewers.
Cleevan Lozil also clarified the Team Members on all their points raised during the ‘Question and Answer” session during the meeting. He also mentioned that a Food Stall will be available for both players and spectators arranged by Shetty Lunch Home Dubai. He then specifically mentioned that all the players as well as the spectators have to follow the Covid 19 guidelines of the UAE Government and only those who are vaccinated are only allowed to be part of the event.