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Dubai: 12th Edition of BCF Sports festival a thumping success

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Ajman: The much anticipated event, “BCF Sports Festival 2016”, was successfully held on January 22, 2016 at the Thumbay Grounds in Ajman.


Exhilarating, Exuberant, Entertaining and Outstanding are some words that could best describe this mega event, wherein a large number of NRI Beary Community members as well as members from otherUAE based Kannadiga organisations participated.

The Bearys Sports Festival was full of events witnessing the highest level of performance from the boys, girls, ladies and gents who competed with the spirit of sportsmanship and fair play. Bearys sports festival brought in all the talents of the sportsmanship amongst the bearys and brought all of them close to each other.

The day kicked off with the BCF Cricket Trophy 2016 finals between finalists Ullal Guys and Shanan Star, with both teams equally poised to win the trophy. As expected, the match witnessed a nail biting finish and Ullal Guya emerged as the winners. Amaan from Ullal Guys was named Man of the Match, while Ejaaz from Shanan Star was named Man of the Series.

The Volleyball and Football matches also commenced soon after the Cricket finals. Both the events witnessed strong participation and the games continued till mid-day. Further to the Prayer and lunch break, the official Inauguration event was held at the grounds at 2:30 PM. The Inauguration event was presided over by the President of the Bearys Cultural Forum (BCF), Dr. B. K. Yusuf, along with other senior delegates from BCF including General Secretary Kaup Muhammed, Vice Presidents M.E.Moolur, Abdul Lateef Mulki and Afeeq Hussain.

The Inaugural function commenced with the recitation of verses of the Holy Quran by Nazeem Ahmed Muloor, after which a march past session was held. Tanveer Ahmed, Chairman of the BCF Sports Committee, welcomed the gathering and highlighted the key objectives of the Sport Festival.

Dr. Kaup mentioned that life is also just like a game. Sometimes, you win, and sometimes you lose. Participating in various games and sports is important which further develop a feeling of sportsman spirit. The participant learns to accept both victories and defeats with grace.

Dr. B. K. Yusuf there after officially inaugurated the 12th edition of the BCF Sports Festival. Dr. Yusuf gave special praise and congratulations to the Sports staff who have exposed all the participants with rigorous practice sessions and also mentioned that their efforts have contributed in raising the overall standard of sports competitions.

The participation at each of the various outdoor as well as indoor games and competitions was overwhelming, providing immense excitement and entertainment to the participants as well as the fans and supporters. The results of each of the games held are mentioned with this article.

The children and ladies as well enjoyed the game with fun filled and exciting varieties of games.  Special secluded indoor arrangements were made to facilitate the ladies and small kids to participate in the games freely. The highlight of the day was the cooking competition for ladies. Held under 2 culinary varieties, i.e., Main Course (Pulao) and Dessert, the competition was as exciting as every year. Numerous Beary ladies exhibited their unique cookery skills with a wide and vivid variety of dishes.

Dr. Thumbay Moideen, BCF Founder Patron &  President of Thumbay Group and Talib Hassan Darvesh, Vice President of Darvesh Group conveyed their best wishes to all the bearys  on the eve of the Bearys Sports Festival.

Moideen Farhad, Director of Hospitality Division at Thumbay Group witnessed the games and proceedings throughout the day along with members of his team from the Thumbay Group of companies. Representatives of various social organizations from across the UAE as well attended the event, including representatives from Dakshina Kannada Sunni Centre (DKSC), Karnataka Cultural Forum (KCF) and Emirates India Fraternity Forum (EIFF). Media representatives from various media partners across Karnataka were also present at the event.

The felicitation and prize distribution function was presided over by the Hon. President of BCF, Dr. B.K.Yusuf. The program started with the recitation of verses from the Holy Quran by M.E.Moolur, Vice President of BCF. Dr.Mohammed Kaup, Gen. Secretory of BCF welcomed the Special Guests of Honour, Zafarullah Khan, Chief Advisor of BCF and Managing Director of Zain International Group of Hotels andDr. Mohammed Arifullah, Dean at Gulf Medical University, Ajman.

A token of appreciation was awarded to Zafarullah Khan and to the Thumbay Group by Dr. B. K. Yusuffor their immense support to the Bearys Cultural Forum and its activities.

In his address to the gathering, Zafarullah Khan stressed on the role of mothers in the society and how crucial their contributions are to ensuring a strong future to the community. He also congratulated BCF in successfully building strong bonds within the community as well as the society at large and wished them every success in their future endeavors.

Dr. Mohammed Arifullah, Dean at Gulf Medical University, praised the efforts of BCF and expressed his pleasure at being a part of BCF’s sports festivals for the last 12 years. He congratulated BCF and all the sports enthusiasts for holding a fantastic sports Festival and making it a grand success.

Dr. B. K. Yusuf congratulated all the winners and thanked them for making the event a memorable one. Dr. Yusuf reinforced BCF’s commitment towards working towards the cause of BCF and act as a strong platform to represent the Beary community in the U.A.E. Prizes and trophies were handed out to all the winners by the various delegates present. Mohammed Iqbal from BCF hosted the presentation function and entertained the crowd throughout the session with his comparing talents, much to the enjoyment of all present.

BCF president Dr.B.K.Yusuf, BCF Sports Committee Chairman Tanveer Ahmed, BCF Vice Presidents and other Leaders of BCF collectively honoured all the Sponsors of the Program with mementoes for their valuable support.

Tanveer Ahmed thanked the gathering for their wholehearted support and participation. The BCF team was extremely thankful to Dr. Thumbay Moideen and the Thumbay Group for their outstanding support to BCF Sports Festival. Tanveer thanked the Hospitality Division of Thumbay group lead by  Farhad Moideen and his team comprising of Imran, Hisham,  Joseph,  Hamid Ali, Mudrikat and all their team members who ensured a smooth functioning of the event throughout the day. He also thanked all the sponsors whose support ensured a successful execution of the event. Tanveer congratulated all the winners and thanked the distinguished guests present for their valuable inputs and continued guidance.

Main Sponsors:

Thumbay Group, Darvesh Group, Zain International Group of Hotels, ARIB Group, Multi Biz Trading

Support Sponsors:

Dr. B. K. Yusuf, M. E. Muloor, Dr. Kaup Muhammed,  Ameeruddin S.I. (AyasBldg Machinery and Equip. Rental),  Sulaiman Uchil (Shanan Star),  Sulaiman Muloor (Al Ameen Pharmacy), Unitra Mets Group, Habib Addur (Onyx Advt. and Signs), Abdul Latif Mulky (Tufayl Group), K. M. Ashraf, Fap World, West Legend Trading, NTDE, Mohammed Iqbal (ACINO), Yaqoob, Mohammed Aslam Karaje, Walter Mathias Udupi, Ashraf I Mysore, Saleem Altaf.

The BCF Sports committee members behind the successful execution of the event were as follows: Abdur Rahman Sajipa, Abdul Razak Ismail (DEWA), Afeeq Hussain, Ashraf Jokatte, Ashraf Sattikal, Ataullah, Abdul Ghafoor, Ibrahim (Dubal), Ibrahim Karnad, Mohammed Iqbal, Mohammed Kisar, Nawaz Kotekar, Rafeeq Mulki, Rafeeq Sattikal and Tanveer Ahmed.

The BCF ladies wing was specially lauded for their consistent support. A token of appreciation was handed over to the ladies wing leader Mumtaz Hussain and her team Members.

Delicious dinner and snacks were available at the grounds all throughout the proceedings, keeping the crowd energized and active for a day that was truly “as exciting as ever”.

 
    

    

Dubai: 12th Edition of BCF Sports festival a thumping success
Dubai: 12th Edition of BCF Sports festival a thumping success
Dubai: 12th Edition of BCF Sports festival a thumping success
Dubai: 12th Edition of BCF Sports festival a thumping success
Dubai: 12th Edition of BCF Sports festival a thumping success
Dubai: 12th Edition of BCF Sports festival a thumping success
Dubai: 12th Edition of BCF Sports festival a thumping success
Dubai: 12th Edition of BCF Sports festival a thumping success
Dubai: 12th Edition of BCF Sports festival a thumping success
Dubai: 12th Edition of BCF Sports festival a thumping success
Dubai: 12th Edition of BCF Sports festival a thumping success
Dubai: 12th Edition of BCF Sports festival a thumping success
Dubai: 12th Edition of BCF Sports festival a thumping success
Dubai: 12th Edition of BCF Sports festival a thumping success
Dubai: 12th Edition of BCF Sports festival a thumping success
Dubai: 12th Edition of BCF Sports festival a thumping success
Dubai: 12th Edition of BCF Sports festival a thumping success
Dubai: 12th Edition of BCF Sports festival a thumping success
Dubai: 12th Edition of BCF Sports festival a thumping success
Dubai: 12th Edition of BCF Sports festival a thumping success
Dubai: 12th Edition of BCF Sports festival a thumping success
Dubai: 12th Edition of BCF Sports festival a thumping success

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