Dubai Police & Dubai Sports Council concluded the basketball competition of the second stage of the "Positive Soul Initiative", took place at Al-Barsha Pond Park.
The "Positive Soul Initiative" is launched by Dubai Police in collaboration with DSC and several governmental & private entities in Dubai.
The NUMB Team beat Sharja Assassin 74 – 73 in the final match of the competition and won the cup & golden medals.
Winners & best players in the basketball competition were awarded by Mr. Hamza Al-Mail, Manager of Sports Activities Sec. in Dubai Police / Mr. Adel Al-Bannai, Manager of Social Activities Sec. in DSC.
Sharja Assassin got 2nd place and secured silver medals. Barsha Trooper overcame Apora 61 – 48 in 3rd place match and got bronze medals. Rodelvo was awarded as best player of the competition.
In semi–final stage, NUMB beat Barsha Trooper 82 – 71, while Sharja Assassin surpassed Apora 61 – 58.
The basketball competition was contested by eight teams; classified into two groups; the first of which was joined by Souq, NUMB, Apora & Trip Six, while the second group contained Sharja Assassin, Barsha Trooper, Vibres & Maite.
The competition was held with massive presence of sports fans, who enjoyed wonderful sports activities & fruitful initiatives, presented by participating corporations & departments. In this regard, Dubai Police arranged remarkable taekwondo exercises for children.
The Initiative is organized by Dubai Police in collaboration with Dubai Sports Council and several other governmental & semi–governmental entities; these are: Dubai Municipality, RTA, Dubai Health Authority, Community Development Authority, Dubai Corporation for Ambulance Services, Knowledge & Human Development Authority, Al-Ameen Service, Dubai Media Incorporated, Permanent Committee for Labor Affairs in Dubai, Dubai Real Estate, Uptown – Mirdif, Juveniles Awareness & Care Association and the Arabian Broadcasting Network.
The supporting parties provide various services during the four stages of the Initiative, held throughout the year. The competitions of each stage of the Initiative are contested throughout three months.
The various stages of the Initiative take place at Mirdif, Barsha, Muhaisna 2 & Al-Quoz Industrial.
It is as according to the Initiative's programs, tough competitions are held in football, volleyball, cricket & basketball games besides competitions for the people of determination.
The Initiative is a source of positive energy and a social forum for residents. Awareness & cultural campaigns are also arranged as part of the Initiative.
The Positive Soul Initiative, launched in 2017, boosts the values of tolerance, co-existence & dialogue among all individuals in community and respect of others besides refusing of all forms of extremism, violence, intolerance & discrimination.
The Initiative also popularizes the culture of the exercise of sport as a vital factor to exploit leisure times in useful activities for all classes of society.