Big winners at the British School of the Middle East Under 19’s games in Dubai were Kuwait English School, St Christophers and a double triumph for Dubai College. The competition features schools from across the Gulf battling it out in football, netball and Basketball.
Dubai College cruised to victory over Jumeriah College in the Boys football final. It is not the first time the two have met showing that two of the oldest schools in Dubai are the powerhouses when it comes to sport. Player of the tournament was Kieren Geldenhuys who has just signed a pro contract with league 1 side Notts County.
The local boys didn’t have it all their own way though as the Basketball turned out to be Kuwait versus Bahrain. MVP and Bahrain national team player Mahmoud Al Khalneej could not lift his team for the final performance as they were defeated by Kuwait English School, who went through the entire competition unbeaten.
The girls netball featured the biggest teams across Dubai as they dominated proceedings from start to finish. Jess from Jumeriah College scooped the MVP but again it was not enough to lift her team as Dubai College came through as winners.
Girls football featured for the first time with a sport that is growing at a huge pace in Bahrain. The player of the Tournament was Jumeriah College’s Tara and it was another overseas victory as St Christophers Bahrain came through winners.