Dubai Police Officers Team Wins Late Lieutenant General Khamis Matter Al-Mazeina’s Cup, as Part of “Hamdan Bin Mohammed Community Sports Initiative”

Story dated:Tuesday March 28th, 2017,06 05:am

Dubai Police Officers Team has won the Late Lieutenant General Khamis Matter Al-Mazeina’s Cup, arranged as part of the appreciation of the vital national roles of the Late Lieutenant General Khamis Matter Al-Mazeina.

Dubai Police Officers Team attained victory over Dutco counterpart 2 – 1 in an exciting football match, held Friday 24th March 2017 at Dulsco Pitch in Al-Quoz on the occasion of the Late Lieutenant General Khamis Matter Al-Mazeina’s Cup.

The match was as part of “Hamdan Bin Mohammed Community Sports Initiative”, launched by Dubai Sports Council in collaboration with several governmental entities in Dubai to motivate the various classes of society to exercise sport & physical activities as a vital factor to enjoy happy life & acquire positive energy.

It is worth-mentioning that Dutco Team has got the title of the football competition in the 1st Labor Sports Tournament, organized by DSC in collaboration with the Permanent Committee for Labor Affairs in Dubai from 17th Feb. to 24th Nov. 2017.

Dubai Police–Dutco match was held in the presence of H.E. Major General Abdulla Khalifa Al-Marri, the Commander–in –Chief of Dubai Police / H.E. Major General Obaid Muhair Bin Surour, Chairman of the Permanent Committee for Labor Affairs in Dubai / H.E. Saeed Hareb, the Secretary General of DSC / H.E. Naser Aman Al-Rahma, the Assistant Secretary General of DSC / Colonel Abdul Monem Al-Medwawi, General Coordinator of the Permanent Committee for Labor Affairs / several staff of Dubai Police & DSC.

H.E. Major General Abdulla Khalifa Al-Marri participated in part of the match with Dubai Police Officers Team and signed on a shirt with H.E. Lieutenant General Khamis Matter Al-Mazeina’s photo. The shirt was also signed by H.E. Major General Obaid Muhair Bin Surour & H.E. Saeed Hareb.

H.E. Major General Abdulla Al-Marri, H.E. Major General Obaid Muhair Bin Surour & H.E. Saeed Hareb awarded Dubai Police Officers Team with the match’s cup & golden medals and Dutco’s players with silver medals.

H.E. Major General Abdulla Khalifa Al-Marri awarded DSC’s memorial to Dulsco Co. for hosting the match. He also awarded other memorial for H.E. Obaid Muhair Bin Surour toward the eminent role of the Permanent Committee for Labor Affairs in organizing the Labor Sports Tournament. Dubai Police’s memorial was awarded to H.E. Saeed Hareb for arranging the match.

Medical Tests:

Diabetic & blood pressure tests were held for all players & fans of the match as part of the charitable medical initiative launched by DSC on the occasion of the “Year of Charity” and in collaboration with Thumbay HOSP – Dubai, aiming to boost the vital role of the private sector toward all individuals in community. Medical brochures are distributed to make public aware of the importance of the exercise of sport & physical activities and the dangers of diabetics & blood pressure, mainly caused as a result of the lack of physical activities.

The Labor Sports Tournament is considered as the first of its kind throughout the region with respect to its various sports competitions & long duration.

Participants in the Tournament contest tough competitions in six sports games; these are: football, volleyball, cricket, tug of war & badminton in addition to basketball, which has been added recently as per the escalating requests of various companies & corporations.

The cricket competition takes place at Dutco Pitch in Jebel Ali & at Dubai Municipality accommodations zone in Muhaisna and is scheduled to be concluded on 31st March 2017.

On the other hand, the volleyball competition to commence from 14th to 21st April at Al-Dulsco Pitches in Al-Quoz / badminton competition to take place at Dulsco Co. Pitches in Al-Quoz, from 17th to 24th  Nov. / tug of war competition, scheduled on 5th May 2017 at the pitches of Al-Nabooda Co.

Appreciation:

H.E. Saeed Hareb, the Secretary General of DSC, stated: “The Late Lieutenant General Khamis Matter Al-Mazeina served the homeland with full sincerity & honesty. He has left an unforgettable fingerprint. He was one of the signatories of (Hamdan Bin Mohammed Community Sports Initiative) and therefore we are keen to organize this match under his name, to be contested by two vital categories; these are: Dubai Police, where the Late Khamis Al-Mazeina served throughout his vocational career, and laborers, who represent important value in our community”.

He added: We are pleased with the remarkable success of the Labor Sports Tournament, which reflects the supreme values of Hamdan Bin Mohammed Community Sports Initiative; comprising several annual events; among which are these competitions which target eminent category in community (laborers of multi-nationalities). We endeavor to give laborers such unique opportunities to exercise favorite sports game and boost social ties with counterparts in various companies & corporations. We are pleased to organize this Tournament in collaboration with the Permanent Committee for Labor Affairs in Dubai aiming to enable laborers to enjoy happy & decent life”.

Thank:

H.E. the Secretary General of DSC thanked the Permanent Committee for Labor Affairs in Dubai toward its efficient contribution in organizing this event, confirming full appreciation for the Committee’s efforts to boost laborers’ status in the State, as per the proper directives of the wise leadership and according to the prestigious status of Dubai among the other world cities which give special consideration for laborers’ rights and help them to exercise sport & physical activities.

80 Sports Events:

It is as art of Hamdan Bin Mohammed Community Sports Initiative; DSC arranges more than 80 social sports events in Dubai throughout the year. In this respect, DSC organized the “24 Hours Walkathon” with participation of more than 1000 persons of different ages & multi-nationalities, who walked around the 24 hours crossing 90 km, through which they passed the most eminent tourist landmarks of Dubai.

The walkathon was followed by a 100 M running at Zaabeel Park, targeting the above 70 years old category. Another walkathon was also organized on the occasion of the World Day for Diabetic Control, followed by a walk activity for children.

“Hamdan Bin Mohammed Community Sports Initiative” comprises several events in physical activities, running, swimming & cycling, taking place at various locations of the Emirate of Dubai.

The Initiative runs programs for special sports clubs and provides movable training centers in collaboration with the Initiative partners. Dubai Physical Fitness Indicator will also be launched as part of the Initiative.

The Club of “Hamdan Bin Mohammed Community Sports Initiative” has been established by DSC at Dubai Design District in collaboration with ADIDAS Co., as part of this pioneering Initiative. The Club provides consulting services & advices for all classes of society and helps various individuals to exercise sports activities in proper & safe level.

Goals:

“Hamdan Bin Mohammed Community Sports Initiative” encourages the various classes of society to exercise sport & deal with it as lifestyle, improve physical fitness and enjoy happy life & positive energy.

The Initiative targets to increase the number of those who exercise sport & physical activities and supports Dubai’s endeavors to be ranked as one of the modern cities, where most residents exercise sport.

It also innovates new events that cope with the anticipations of the new generations and combat unhealthy phenomena such as smoking and chronic diseases among which are fatness, diabetics & heart problems.