AL BADER EXCHANGE
1ST VOLLEYBALL TOURNAMENT FOR WOMEN – ONE DAY LEAGUE
Al Bader Exchange wanted to give back to their clients and as part of it is to conduct at least a day of relaxation with a twist. This is an event full of excitement, thrill and action. Being one of the biggest providers of service in terms of remittances the 1st Al Bader Exchange Volleyball Tournament for Women – One Day League was held. Apart for the existing clients, this event was organized to show support to the Filipino community.
The league held on August 25, 2017, at Summit International School (SIS) located in Madinat Zayed, Abu Dhabi. As early as 8:00 in the morning, the venue was filled with energetic players, supporters, and spectators filed up to register for the raffle draws for items given throughout the day.
While the spectators and supporters kept on coming, the event was formally started with simple program. The twelve (12) teams were requested to fall in line in the middle of the gymnasium with their muses. United Arab Emirates (UAE) Anthem was sung to give respect to the mother land. Crowd got wilder when gorgeous muses of each team requested to go in front and proudly ramp their respective flags. Mr. Abdus Salam, Operation Manager of Al Bader Exchange, was also present during the event and served as judge for the best muse. Tournament officially began when volley ball was tossed and hit by Ms. Alyssa Marie S. Casaclang – Al Bader staff who led the event.
Tournament highlighted the game between COLD ACE VS BEST BUDDIES (BLUE). It made the audience excited, some of them stood up while watching and anticipated how each players save the ball from touching the ground. Patiently waited which team will make the first mistake and will earn the point. Both teams have their own valuable players and they are Ms. Lumberio and Ms. Lara from Cold Ace and Best Buddies (Blue), respectively.
It was a friendly competition but still all the teams did their best to be in their epitome of competitiveness. Even being in their competitive states, players were not able to hide their enjoyment. The fun and excitement were also visible in their supporters and visitors faces.
Part of the event was giving surprise items to the spectators, and players thru raffle draw which drawn in between of each games. Gifts given were leather wallets, salad bowls, Signature voucher - one of the sponsors and GOLD COIN as the grand prize.
All the game awards including the gold coin – grand raffle draw prize, were awarded by Mr. Adel Ahmed Alkhoori - Al Bader Exchange Managing Director and Mr. Abdus Salam.
The event would not be possible without the support from sponsors TransFast (Major Sponsor) led by Mr. Karlo Magno, Khalid Khoory Cargo led Mr. Khalid Khoory – Managing Director, Signature Garments, and Prince Mobile. Throughout the day the help and support of Al Bader’s staffs, sponsors and organizers representatives were commendable.
The day was tiring for all but definitely worth it. The fun, excitement, thrill, laughter and cheers concluded that it is once again a successful event of Al Bader Exchange for its clients.