Friday Chargers win Mangalore Cup 2016 (Season-4)

Friday Chargers win Mangalore Cup 2016 (Season-4)

Submitted by Editor on Tue, 2016-03-08 15:40 UAE, Abu Dhabi: Friday Chargers have won the Mangalore Cup 2016 (Season-4) tennis ball cricket tournament held under the auspices of the Mangalore Cricket Club at Sheikh Zayed Cricket Stadium in Abu Dhabi.In an exciting final, Friday Chargers overcame a spirited performance from Oxford Marine Dubai. Friday Chargeswon AED 8000 cash award part from the winner's trophy and medals while Oxford Marine received AED 5000cash award, runners-up trophy and medal.Vincent, Managing Director of Royal Institute of Music and Arts, who inaugurated the event along with Latheef KH - President of Mangalore Cricket Club, said, “Mangalore cricket club is doing a magnificent job for the past 4 years for encouraging NRI Indian cricketers.As many as 20 teams from the United Arab Emirates participated in the event.Friday Chargers played well to remain unbeaten till the end. They beat strong teams such as UAE, Pacific Ventures in the first round, Shanan Stars in the QFs and Capture United in the semi-final. Oxford Marine too fought some tough contenders to reach the finals. Capture United settled for second runner-up beating MCC Abu Dhabi in a deciding match.During the presentation ceremony, event sponsors and MCC Executive Board members were present. MCC president Latheef KH honoured the sponsors with mementos.Main sponsor of the event Ronald Pinto, Managing Director, Hyssna International LLC, was honoured for his support for all 4 seasons of the tournament. Ronald Pinto congratulated MCC team for their dedication and zeal in organising a big tournament and wished them all the success in future.Akram, Managing Director, Al-Sitara Group, was the co-sponsor of the tournament. Other sponsors of the tournament Walter Alemida - General Manager, Regal Furnishing and Storage Systems, Asif, Managing Director, Sumtec Multiline Trading LLC, Mussafah, Nooruddin and Rafiq - Bin Darai