Corporate Social Responsibility

6th DSVP Basketball Tournament 2019 Final & Awarding Ceremony

DUBAI, U.A.E., 2 May 2019: The 6th DSVP Group Security Basketball Tournament hits another milestone success which was officially opened on 28h Feb 2019 at Emirates Group Security basketball court in DAFZA. Team Emirates Flying Pirates captured the much coveted championship crown after trouncing Emirates Procurement & Logistic with a dominating 19 point edge, 62-43, in their championship game last 02 May 2019 at Emirates Aviation College Basketball Court.

It was the sweetest victory for Team Emirates Flying Pirates in defending their crown for second straight year. “It is indeed a great feeling to taste the victory and for the second year we had the crown,” Charles Teddy, playing coach of Emirates Flying Pirates said, to the wild cheers of his team mates and supporters.

The heroic all-around play of Finals MVP Ronald Wacker made all the difference in carrying his team to well-deserved victory with 20 points while Emirates Procurement & Logistic can’t stand in a way all throughout the game to make a comeback. His brand of play was the turning point of their big win against an equally tough and hungry for the crown team.

The Mythical Five Awardees are Icham Bennani Smires and Bruno Hangano of EK Flying Pirates were picked in the Best Guard position with other star players from other teams including Marion Bello of team dnata Ground handlers and Andjou Armel Mea of team EK P&L in the best forward position and team dnata Customer Service Agent’s Salah Ahmadas in the best center position.

In attendance for the awarding of winners were Zack Zainal – Senior Vice President, Charles Yammine- Manager Security Quality, Compliance & Excellence, Farid Mohd Noor Al Qaiwani-VP Emirates P&L and AlOwainati Mohammed-Facilities Controller. During the awarding rite, Zack Zainal, extended his gratitude to the support of certain individuals and, certificate of appreciation were given to JK Sports–technical committees, Abdul Jamall Mamadra, Marlon Lumelay-Transguard Accommodation Supervisor, Shamsher Khan–Transguard Team Leader and AlOwainati Mohammed. Dr Abdulla Al Hashimi, DSVP Group Security, stated, “Work-Life Balance is one of the pillars of our success. This enhances camaraderie between staff from different departments and promotes healthy lifestyle. We encourage more teams to join, have fun and enjoy the spirit of the tournament” The organizing committees of the 6th DSVP Group Security basketball tournament is chaired by Charles Yammine, together with the Commissioner of the league, Armando Delgado, and the Assistance Commissioners, Alvin Capili and Mohammed Shosha.