Filipino badminton and volleyball tournaments held
TDT | Manama
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The Filipino Badminton League (FBL) and the Filipino Club Volleyball Group have organised inter-country badminton and volleyball tournaments in separate venues. The FBL hosted the Eid Badminton Doubles Tournament 2022 at Al Qadisiya Club in Salmaniya, Bahrain.
Teams included Filipinos from Bahrain and from Al Khobar, Jeddah, Dammam, and Jubail in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. On the other hand, the 6th Inter-GCC All Filipino Volleyball Tournament organised by the Filipino Club Volleyball Group was held at the Muharraq Sports Club. Aside from host Bahrain, the other participating Filipino volleyball teams came from Kuwait, Saudi Arabia, and the UAE. At the end of the one-day tournament, the results were the following:
Women’s Division: FCVG Team from Bahrain (champion), Aldrees Team from Riyadh (second place), and Kuwait Women’s Team (third place).
Men’s Division: FEVA FSM Team from Dubai (champion); AP Champs Team from Abu Dhabi (second place), and Tomodachi Team from Jeddah (third place).
During the opening ceremonies for both tournaments, Charge d’Affaires Anne Jalando-on Louis of the Philippine Embassy commended the two Filipino groups for successfully organising the tournaments that serve as platforms for fostering unity and for promoting camaraderie and a sense of community through sportsmanship.
She also acknowledged the efforts of the participating players, including those who travelled from Saudi Arabia, Kuwait and the UAE to participate and support the tournaments.