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Manama defeated Muharraq to take the basketball crown
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Manama defeated Muharraq to take the basketball crown


BASKETBALL – Manama defeated Muharraq 90-64 in the basketball final of the Khalid Bin Hamad Gold Generation tournament at the Bahrain Basketball Association (BBA) venue.

The final was attended by the First Vice-President of the Supreme Council for Youth and Sports, the Chairman of the General Sports Authority (GSA) and the President of the Bahrain Olympic Committee, Shaikh Khalid bin Hamad Al Khalifa.

Shaikh Khalid said the tournament, one of the initiatives of the GSA, aimed to promote sporting talents in various sports including basketball. He added that the initiative creates an enabling environment for young players to develop their skills.

He congratulated Manama Club on winning the title and commended the efforts of the club’s board of directors and players, as well as the technical and administrative staff. He also praised Muharraq’s performance and wished them success in the upcoming tournaments.

Present on the occasion at Presnet were Deputy Chairman of the GSA, Shaikh Salman bin Mohammed Al Khalifa, Undersecretary of the Ministry of Cabinet Affairs and Vice President of the Bahrain Olympic Committee, Shaikh Isa bin Ali Al Khalifa, General Manager of the GSA Dr. Abdulrahman Askar, representatives of the Manama and Muharraq clubs, as well as members of the BBA board of directors.

Shaikh Khalid presented the tournament trophy to the Manama team. Second-placed Muharraq and third-placed Al Ahli were also honored on the occasion. The presentation ceremony was also attended by Shaikh Salman bin Mohammed Al Khalifa.