By Sports Reporter/Doha
Team Eagles and Team Aktor secured the top spot in the men’s and women’s volleyball tournament in the Aspire Zone Foundation’s (AZF) Ramadan Sports Festival (RSF).
The tournaments drew to a close after several days of exciting competitions, held in the Aspire Dome and the Ladies Sports Hall in Aspire Zone.
Team Eagles beat Team Umm Ghuwalina in all three sets, leaving the latter in second place. Team International trailed in third place after another stunning win in all three sets against Team Blue Door.
AZF Events manager Abdullah Aman al-Khater presented the awards to the top three teams.
Meanwhile, in the Ladies Sports Hall, Team Aktor won the tournament by the skin of their teeth after a tough 2-1 win against Team JA1 Lady Eagles.
RSF organising committee member Al-Anoud al-Misnad gave away the awards to the top two teams.
At the warm-up track in Aspire Zone, the first matches of the RSF’s football tournament, which will continue till June 14, kicked off with 16 teams in participation.
Furthermore, the RSF’s junior futsal tournament for teenagers between the ages 14-16, and the men’s basketball tournaments will start next Saturday in Aspire Dome.
The RSF is an annual sporting event that runs for two weeks. Over 1,300 members from the local community are set to participate in 11 sports tournaments taking place across Aspire Zone’s world-class sporting facilities. This year’s festival is sponsored by Ooredoo and Saleh Al Hamad Al Mana Co.
The festival is an example of the year-round programme of activities hosted by AZF designed to cater to all members of the community. Aspire Zone has become one of the most popular destinations for Qatar’s residents to take part in sporting activity as well as enjoy a wide range of cultural activities.
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