Lebanon's Banque Du Liban clinch maiden BAN-CO Women's Basketball Championship in Dubai

Sport360 staff 17:10 14/10/2019
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The winning BDL team.

Banque Du Liban (BDL) were crowned the winners of the inaugural Women Ban-Co Basketball Championship 2019 held in Dubai after they beat the American University of Dubai (AUD) in the final held on Saturday.

Held under the slogan of ‘women empowerment’ and with the support of the Dubai Sports Council and UAE Basketball Association, the four-team tournament held in the AUD courts witnessed some enthralling action.

The tournament, which proved to be a resounding success, was organized by Sports Mania in collaboration with All In Sports (AIS) – a recently launched sports service firm with its roots in Dubai.

Banque Du Liban were joined in the tournament by fellow Lebanese outfit BLOM Bank while AUD and Fly Emirates were the two participating teams from hosts UAE.

Lebanon (1)

In a thrilling final held on October 12 at AUD, Banque Du Liban led from start to finish to complete in a 65-53 victory over the hosts.

Individual Awards:

Tournament MVP: Aida Bakhos (BDL)

Best Coach: Jennifer Ammoury (BDL)

Best Assist: Karine Naji (BLOM Bank)

Best Leadership: Rasha Abdo (AUD)

Best Team spirit: Fly Emirates

Best Stealer: Narimene Rouabah (AUD)

Best Scorer: Farida Shalaby (AUD)

Most Consistent Team: BLOM Bank

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