After two weeks of intense competition, Creative Transactions emerged winners by edging out Al Sa’ada 1-0 in the Tasheel Ramadan sevens football tournament at the Soccer City of Abu Dhabi Cricket on Wednesday.
Mohammed Hamdan won the MVP award and Rasheed the Best Goalkeeper both from the champion team. The top scorer award was shared by Walid Hassan of Quality and Ahmed Nasser of Al Sa’ada after scoring seven goals apiece.
The event staged in cooperation between Abu Dhabi Sports Council (ADSC) and the Ministry of Human Resources and Emiratisation drew 10 teams and divided in two groups. The top two from each reached the knockout phase.
Talal Al Hashemi, ADSC’s director of technical affairs emphasised the Ramadan tournament another project of the “healthy life” concept of the government of Abu Dhabi.
“We are very pleased to organise this tournament during the holy month as an activity to bring the community together as well as create awareness of the benefits of exercising even during fasting period in Ramadan.
“We witnessed strong competition in a friendly environment, and above all, this tournament brought people from the different government departments under a common ground.”