Abu Dhabi Schools Champions, the official inter-school multi-sports competition organized by Abu Dhabi Sports Council, was off to a strong start in the handball, volleyball and athletics competitions last weekend in Abu Dhabi and Al Ain.
The championship this week witnessed intense play among players in participating schools across various sports. In the athletics competitions held at Zayed Sports City, in Cycle 3 boys Anshif Rayan from Sunrise English Private School achieved fastest time with a time of 11.77 seconds. Over in Al Ain competitions held at Al Ain Club for People of Determination, Mohammed Ayub from Al Ain Juniors School and Risaal Riyas from Darul Huda Islamic School recorded fastest time of 11.77 seconds 12.16 seconds respectively, while over at Baynounah Educational Complex in Al Dhafra Abubaker Marghani from Al Shabhana School achieved the fastest time of 11.96 seconds.
In the volleyball cycle 3 boys competitions held in Abu Dhabi, The Model School team beat the Baniyas IAT team 2-0, and in the Al-Ain competitions, Al-Andalus team won its two matches against Our Own English High School and Al Ain Juniors School with a score of 1-2 each. Also in Al Ain, Our Own English High School defeated Al Ain Juniors School, 2-1.
In the handball Cycle 2 competitions, Al Taawun School team defeated the Al Qimma school team 10-3 . In the Cycle 3 competitions, Abu Dhabi Indian School team defeated Horizon Private School 4-3.
Abu Dhabi Schools Champions is also a talent discovery platform and this weekend’s strong results follow last week’s announcement that 10 top talented students participating in the Championship were scouted by professional Abu Dhabi clubs.
The fourth week competitions will take place on Saturday March 5 and Sunday March 6 at Baniyas Sports and Cultural Club and Zayed Sports City in Abu Dhabi and At Al Ain Football School Pitches and Al Ain Club for People of Determination.
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