You won’t stop playing once you start
Dubai Sports Council and JAM Sports Academy have announced the launch of the Open Youth Basketball Championship, which will start later this month and continue until February 2022 with more than 500 players representing 35 teams taking part in the tournament, including an Emirati People of Determination team.
Organized by Jam Sports Academy in collaboration with Dubai Sports Council (DSC), the Syrian side were cheered on by their fans and the Syrian Consul General as they defeated Serbia 70-55 in the final of the eight-team men’s tournament that also featured teams representing the Philippines, India, Lebanon, Turkey, France and Sri Lanka.
Jam Academy President Ahmed Suleiman confirmed once again that he is the number one sports figure, through his academy in the United Arab Emirates, which has become at the forefront, and this is a source of pride for all Lebanese athletes.
Dubai their home, DSC has been regularly launching new initiatives and adding new events to its calendar for the benefit of every member of Dubai’s diverse community, providing them with an opportunity to compete in their favourite sports in a fun-filled environment, and encouraging them to embrace a physically active lifestyle.
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Syria picked up the cream of the individual awards as well, with Amer Al Sati winning the Most Valuable Player and Humam Karkukli the Best Coach. The Syrian captain Tarek Al Husari, meanwhile, was adjudged the Ideal Player of the tournament.
Earlier in the semi-finals, Syria had defeated India 85-63, while Serbia had prevailed 66-52 over the Philippines.