Riyadh, July 20: Arabco team lifted the coveted ‘Bankal-Sino Steel Trophy-2012’ after defeating the Bankal Sports Club in a sensational final match of the first ever tournament hosted by the latter here.
Despite prominent players of Team Bankal Naeem and Setter Jibin Jose gave equal response to their opponents the lack of combination was apparent within the host team.
Ziad of Arabco was awarded the best attacker of the tournament for his stylish powerful spikes. Naeem and Jibin Jose of Bankal were awarded best All-rounder as well as best setter respectively.
As many as eight teams - Mount Everest representing Nepal, Team Philippians representing Philippines, Ghazi-e-Millat representing Pakistan, KASC from Dammam, Aspco from Al-Khobar, Gulf Column from Jubail, Arabco from Riyadh and host Bankal sports club – had taken part in the tournament.
After the final match, guest of honor Zhaoran, General Manager of Sino steel and Abdul Rahman Sultan, Marketing Manager of Sino steel gave away the winners’ trophy.
Islam al-Farra of Must Bee Exhibitions and Irshad Representing Compass Ocean Logistics awarded the runners up trophy. Mohammed al-Kathiri of New Tech Adv. Co. gave away the individual trophies to the players. Syed Bawa Bajpe and Syed Sirajullah B’lore compared the programme at valedictory function.