Falcons lift BRC football trophy



JEDDAH: ARAB NEWS

Published — Tuesday 12 February 2013

Last update 11 February 2013 11:27 pm

| نسخة PDF Print News | A A

A scintillating performance by goalkeeper SM Mujeeb helped BRC Falcons to lift 25th football title organized by Bharath Recreation Club here recently.
The winners displayed good offensive skills throughout the game, while defensive game of opponents BRC Phoenix led the match to a tiebreaker. Falcons made a excellent start through brilliant moves by Hifsu, Sinani and Rasheed trios.
In the 5th minute goalkeeper Rafi of Phoenix pulled off the best save of the match when he dived full length to scramble away a goal bound shot by Rasheed.
Phoenix slowly took control of the encounter through team captain Mahad, Firshad and Tanwir. Firshad would have made the game safe for Phoenix in the 15th minute, but his blasted shot saved by goalkeeper Mujeeb in an acrobatic style. Captain Navas, Hifsu, Nisbeth and Dilker scored goals for Falcons in the tiebreaker while Firshad, Lakmeel and Aslam scored for Phoenix.
Earlier BV Abdul Aziz ex-goalkeeper (Junior India & KSRTC) inaugurated the match. Latheef, marketing manager LG, Salim Kannor, SIFF vice president, Paulson, a sports journalist, Basheer (EFS Cargo), Muhamed Ali Musaliyarakath, member of SIFF Advisory Board, Jaleel Kannamangalam of Asianet, Jaafer Ali Palakode, reporter, K.C. Abdurahiman, Naser Shanthapurm and other dignitaries attended.
The tournament was sponsored by Al-Abeer Medical Center, Western Union and SIPCO (Pepsi Bughshan). Mujeeb of Falcons selected as Best Goal Keeper, while Firshad of Phoenix grabbed the Best Player of the tournament title. Earlier Fawaz Rasheed’s BRC Jeddah Eleven defeated Calicut Eleven lead by Ehab to lift BRC Junior Football title.
Master Ashiq selected as best player and Sabiq Iqbal as Best goalkeeper, while Shoib Noushad and Faiz Ali Fouz grabbed the BRC promising players trophy in Junior Football tournament. The tournament was managed by Imthiyas PNM, PP Saleh Baramy, PNM Iqbal, Badruddin VP, Phiroz K.M., Muhajir PV and Nihal IM.

What's happening around Saudi Arabia

Arab News Editor in Chief Mohammed Fahad Al-Harthi hosted a banquet for editors in chief of local print and online publications, Shoura Council members, representative of the Ministry of Culture and Information, prominent writers and columnists in Je...
JEDDAH: Health workers from Riyadh’s National Guard hospital would not be allowed to perform Haj this year, or work at the holy sites, the Ministry of Health has announced.Hail Al-Abdali, head of the ministry’s infection control unit, was reportedly...
RIYADH: Construction on the multibillion-riyal Riyadh Metro is well under way with several giant drilling machines working overtime to ensure that underground tunnels for the project are completed on schedule.The Arriyadh Development Authority (ADA)...
JEDDAH: Officials from the Saudi Ministry of Haj have been holding meetings with their counterparts from Arab and South Asian nations in preparation for this year’s pilgrimage.Abdulrahman bin Ali Al-Nafei, assistant deputy minister of Haj and in char...
RIYADH: Four polling stations in Tabuk have stopped registering voters for the Dec. 12 municipal elections in the region.Ibrahim bin Ahmed Al-Ghabban, undersecretary at the Tabuk municipality and member of the local committee for the election of a mu...
JEDDAH: Many prospective candidates running for seats on the country’s municipal councils have been using Twitter to boost their election campaigns.Many have been using religious expressions in their messages, such as “In the name of God,” and “If He...
DAMMAM: There has been a flurry of activity on the Kingdom’s highways as service companies race to meet the Jan. 19 deadline for the revamp of dilapidated gas stations.The Ministry of Municipal and Rural Affairs has previously handed out rehabilitati...
RIYADH: Saudi Arabia and Germany have signed an agreement on mutual protection of classified information to provide a legal framework for enhanced cooperation in the defense sector. The pact was signed by Mohammed bin Abdullah Al-Aish, assistant mini...
JEDDAH: While Saudi Arabia has now arrested the main suspect in the 1996 bombing of the Alkhobar Towers residence at an American military base in the country, the hunt continues for three others, according to reports in the local media on Thursday.Ah...
AL-AHSA: Located in the western part of Al-Qara Mountain is a workshop for the pottery industry, molding clay in plastic forms that are given permanency by the use of intense heat. This art form became one of the major attractions in Al-Ahsa Archaeol...
RIYADH: A newborn baby boy, who appeared to be just hours old, was found lying in the grass, covered with a blanket, in an abandoned field in Jazan on Tuesday morning.According to local residents, a family passing by heard the baby crying and rushed...
TAIF: Several schools in Taif have recorded a lack of schoolbooks for primary and intermediate classes for the first time in 15 years, a local publication reported.This has resulted in many boys and girls not turning up for classes. A source said tha...
RIYADH: Justice Minister Walid Al-Samaani said that directives from Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman to protect the rights of citizens and public properties are being strictly implemented.“All legal measures are being taken to hold accou...
RIYADH: Najran region has retained its veritable unique cultural heritage and attractions, which include old mud buildings constructed some 300 years ago.While the laid-back ambience in many areas is gone due to modern life brought about by contempor...
RIYADH: Saudi Arabia, under Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman’s wise leadership, has witnessed an accelerated pace of economic growth with improved living standard of its people, says Uzbekistan Ambassador to Saudi Arabia Alisher Kadirov....

Stay Connected

Facebook