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Aspire Zone Foundation concluded its Ramadan Sports Festival, which took place over 12 nights in the Holy Month of Ramadan, filled with activity and vitality, featuring competitions in 10 diverse sports events with the participation of more than 650 male and female athletes.

The athletes competed across five categories: Men’s competitions, Ladies competitions, Youth competitions (Males & Females) and Special Needs Competitions, held at various facilities of Aspire Zone Foundation and sponsorship of: Al-Awalia, Al-Rayyan SC, Qatar Basketball Federation, Mowasalat, Radio Mirchi and Qabayan Radio.

Embassies Football


As part of the cooperation with the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, the Aspire Ramadan Festival witnessed the continuation of Embassies Football Tournament six-a-side on a natural grass pitch which took place from March 13 to 25 at field No. 4 with the participation of 12 teams: the Embassy of Syria, the Embassy of Indonesia, the Embassy of Cuba, the Embassy of Chad, the Embassy of Jordan, the Embassy of Tunisia, the Embassy of Iran, the Embassy of Spain, the Embassy of Kenya, the Embassy of Azerbaijan, the Embassy of Somalia, and the Embassy of an UN member state.

The team of the Embassy of the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan won the title defeating the team of the Embassy of the Islamic Republic of Iran with a score of 5-0.

Table Tennis (Special Needs) Tournament

The Table Tennis Tournament, held on March 16 in collaboration with the Qatar Paralympic Committee, the Qatar Social and Cultural Centre for the Deaf, the Qatar social and Cultural Centre for the Blind, witnessed intense competition among all players during the matches, held at the Woman’s Sports Hall with the participation of 42 players across 5 categories for differently abled individuals (standing, sitting, visual, and cognitive).

At the conclusion of the competitions, player Ibrahim Al-Hammadi claimed the first place in the cognitive disability category, with Mohammed Moussa taking second place, and Mohammed al Mahmoud securing third place. The three champions were awarded by Idrees Mohammed Al Sharshani, the events manager at Aspire Zone Foundation.

In the visually impaired category competitions, player Ikrami Ahmed claimed the first place, with player Ahmed Al-Kubaisi securing second place, and player Abdulrahman Sami coming in third. Faisal Al-Kohji, chairman of the board of directors of the Qatar Social and Cultural Centre for the Blind, awarded the three champions.

In the competitions of the hearing impairment category, player Ebrahim Massad Toufiq clinched the first place, with the player Rupa Mangalath securing second place, and player Shivas Kondabolu taking third place. Ghanem Al Hajri, a member of the organising committee of the Aspire Ramadan Festival, participated in the award ceremony.

In the physically impaired (standing) category, player Khalifa Al-Nuaimi clinched the first place, with player Ali Rashid securing second place, and player Fawzi Jouahi coming in third. Faisal Abdullah Al Meer, a member of the Board of Directors of the Qatar Social and Cultural Centre for the Blind participated in the champions awarding ceremony.

In the seated disability category, player Ahmed Issa claimed the first place, with the player Mohammed Al-Kubaisi securing second place. They were awarded by Noof Al-Saffar and Ghada Al Abid, members of the organising committee of the Aspire Ramadan festival.

Basketball 3X3

Tournament “Men”

The 3X3 basketball tournament for men and women witnessed strong participation from all teams, in collaboration with Qatar Basketball Federation. It took place at the Woman’s Sports Hall from March 18 to 20.

In the men’s competition, team Jags clinched the first place, with Qatar Foundation coming in second, and Doha Suns securing third place. On the individual level, Sergjan Toleik won the best Dunk award, while Andrius Banys claimed the Best Three-Point Shooter award.

Basketball 3X3

Tournament (Ladies)

The ladies tournament witnessed the participation of 8 Teams of adults and 7 Youth Teams. The results of ladies competitions were as follows: Katara Team in the first place, Al Gharafa Team in second place and SportLab securing third place. On the individual level, Josette Anaswem won the best Three-Point Shooter award.

As for Youth results, SportsLab team claimed first place this time, Al Gharafa took the second place and QF Team was in the third place.

Hockey 5s Tournament

This year, the Aspire Ramadan Festival hosted the five-a-side hockey competitions with the participation of 150 male and female players of various ages. The competitions were divided into 3 categories: men, youth, and women, with matches held at the public courts of the foundation.

In the men’s category, held on March 15th and 22nd, Team Msaied emerged as champions after defeating Team Lusail 2-1 in the final match.

In the youth category, held on March 14th and 21st, Team Al Sadd emerged victorious over Team Al Wakrah in the final match with a score of 1-0.

Mohsen Salman Al-Sharshani, a player from the Qatar youth national team, claimed the top scorer title in both the men’s and youth competitions combined.

In the woman’s and girl’s category, held on March 16th and 23rd, Team United emerged as the sole victor over Doha Team in the final match with a score of 4-0.

Tennis Tournament

The table tennis tournament for men and women took place at the tennis court in the woman’s sports hall from March 16th to 22nd, featuring intense competition with the participation of 11 players from various age groups of both genders.

In the men’s competition, David Raducan cleaned the 1st place over Elias Ljume, Alexey Smirnov Secured the 1st place over Ainesh Batnike, Kamondanai Singsrikarn won the first place over Mark Grero, and Daniel Baker emerged victorious over Yousef Al-Musallami.

As for the women’s competition, Yasmine Qasi Abdullah clinched the 1st place over Anaya Rawalji, Eva Savinao won the first place over Lina Ramadan, and Henrietta Anna Boxsack secured the 1st place over Aya Sweid.

Padel Tournament

The foundation organised the Padel tournament competitions for women, held from March 15th to the 17th at the Padel IN courts.

The team of Badria Al-Jassar and Marwa Baghothi claimed the first place, while the team of Buthaina Al-Kuwari and Rawda Al-Suwaidi secured the second place. The 3rd place was won by the team of Mona Al-Attiyah and Noor Al-Kuwari.

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