QR800,000 up for grabs in Amir Cup v’ball final May 16, 2019 0 293 12345 Tribune News NetworkDOHAA prize money of QR800,000 will be up for grabs for the finalists of the prestigious Amir Cup Volleyball Championship on May 18. Defending champions and 13-time winners Al Rayyan Club will clash with four-time runners-up Police in the final, which is scheduled at the QVA Indoor Hall at 9.30 pmThe winners will take home QR500,000, thanks of chief sponsors Video House and Electronic Centre, while the runners-up stand to earn QR300,000. A press conference was held at the QVA Meeting Hall on Wednesday with QVA Assistant Secretary-General Saeed Salem al Jumaan, Video House and Electronic Centre Vice-Chairman and Managing Director Sajid Jassim Mohammed Sulaiman, CEO CV Rappai and QVA Technical Director Hussein Imam Ali being present along with players and officials of the two teams. Video House and Electronic Centre, which sponsored one Man of the Match Award for each fixture up to semi-finals, will honour two players in the final – one best pro and other best local player. On behalf of the sponsors and their V-C Sajid Jassim Mohammed Sulaiman, CEO CV Rappai expressed his gratitude to the QVA for having provided them an opportunity to be a part of the premier volleyball championship in the country. “We’ve been having a long association with the QVA at different levels but this is the first time that we’re partnering the QVA for HH the Amir Cup Volleyball Championship. We feel very proud and honoured to support the annual biggest volleyball championship. “Volleyball is quite popular in Qatar and many communities have been offering their support to the sport regularly. We’ve many attractive and surprise prizes for fans who will turn up at the final on Saturday,” he added. “Seeing the high standards of both the teams, we expect a tough final and we wish good luck to both the teams,” Rappai said. During the final, Qatar’s star beach volleyball players Cherif Yonousse and Ahmed Tijan, who have risen to world No. 5 now, will also be felicitated by LG and Jumbo Electronics, a flagship company of Video House, for being the Asia champions and performing brilliantly at the FIVB Beach World Tour. Video House will also recognise the best players in the age-group volleyball – under-14, under-15, under-17 and under-20. Pages 1234 RELATED ARTICLES Al Shaqab to hold Open House and auction of Arabian horses this weekend May 16, 2019 0 436 Bangladesh crush Ireland by six wkts May 16, 2019 0 195 One-match ban slapped on Morgan May 16, 2019 0 165 Karthik pipped Pant because of experience, says Kohli reuters MUMBAI Dinesh Karthik’s experience and composure in pressure situations helped him pip young sensation Rishabh Pant to the second wicketkeeper’s spot in India’s World Cup squad, captain Virat Kohli has said. .. Bairstow credits IPL for raising his game AFP Bristol (United Kingdom) Jonny Bairstow said playing alongside the likes of Australia’s David Warner in the Indian Premier League had helped take his game to new heights after his match-winning hundred against ..