This championship is governed by the Dubai Sports Council and the UAE Basketball Federation and is supported by Sport360, Bella Contact Lenses, Mai Dubai and 961 Slash.
Six teams, Oryxes – Champs – Ballers Nation – Sparks – Mirdif Falcons – Phoenix fought for the title. The tournament was played at Champs Sports Club Jebel Ali and all matches will be streamed on Sports Mania Facebook page.
Exciting game weeks lead 4 teams to the semifinals. The Champs team clinched victory over Phoenix with Sana Tchalabi being named MVP of the game. Oryxes triumphed over Ballers Nation inspired by a great performance from Match MVP Orlaith Woods and Sara Youssef.
Champs faced Oryxes in a tough final match that ended in the last second in Champs’ favor with a final score of 53-52.
At the end of the game, in the presence of Legend & Champs owner Mr Fadi El Khatib and Bella Contact Lens UAE Business Development Manager Mr Charbel Kanaan, individual and team prizes were distributed as follows:
- Top scorer: Jessica Ross of Oryxes
- Rebounder: Sparks’ Ana Guzun
- 3 points: Dima Chahine from Champs
- Steals: Jessica Ross from Oryxes
- Fair Play: Mirdif Falcons
- Team Spirit: Phoenix
- Leadership: Ballers Nation
- Last Match MVp: Rose Ouma Nalo
- Block shots: Orlaith Woods from Oryxes
- Best Coach: Ibrahim Shmaitilly
- Templates: Yara Ammash from Oryxes
- Tournament MVP: Katie Batlin
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