The Zahle team wins the 2023 Lebanese Expats Basketball Championship in Dubai


For the second year in a row, Zahle and Byblos played in the final of the tournament organized by Sports Mania UAE and under the supervision of the Dubai Sports Council and the UAE Basketball Federation.

In an exciting game played at Al Champs Sports Club – Al Quoz, both teams showed great level of basketball, high team spirit and sportsmanship. Team Zahle was able to secure victory with a final score of 89 – 81.

The champions won a cash prize of AED 12,000.

At the end of the game, in the presence of CEO Bachir Ice Cream, Mr. Alexander Bachir, individual and team prizes were distributed as follows:

  • Final Game MVP: Hassan Dandash from the Zahle team
  • Top scorer: Tarek Kharsan from Team Beirut
  • Best 3-point scorer: hoop player Walid Zeidan
  • Best Thief: Johnny Nemer from Team Beirut
  • Best Assist: Andrew Savaya from Tire Team
  • Best Rebounder: Robert Bou Dagher of Saida Team
  • Best Shot Blocker: Will Bechara from the Byblos team
  • Best Team Spirit: Passed Jounieh Team to Louis Tarabay
  • Best leadership: Gerard Najem from the Baalbeck team
  • Best fair play: Team Tripoli goes to Nassim Habib
  • Best Coach: Robert Bou Dagher, Byblos Coach
  • Championship MVP: Michel Hakim from the Zahle team

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