Doha, The women’s beach basketball 3X3 was the major highlights of Day 8 of the ongoing maiden edition of the Qatar Olympic Committee (QOC) Beach Games being held at the Aspire Park in Doha until January 3.
Six exciting matches involving eight teams in Group A and B were held in the event.
In the first match of the day, the Doha team, comprising some of the national team players, showed their superior class over the Fighters, trouncing them 16-0. Up next was Doha A versus Pro Sport which ended 15-0 in favour of the former.
While the first two games were almost no-contest matches, the third game of the day between Black Mambas and Hustlers, meanwhile, was closely-contested with the Black Mambas narrowly winning by two points (14-12).
Other event results are Qatar B versus Sport Lab (Qatar B won 8-7) and Hustlers against Fighters, which ended 14-7 in Hustlers favour while the last match involving Qatar B and Pro Sport also ended 12-5 with Qatar B triumphing.
In the men’s beach football event, Al Ennabi, which walloped Al Wukair 7-0 on Thursday, continued their excellent form at the tournament with a 4-1 defeat of Madinat Khalifa to top Group A. Al Wukair, on the other hand, bounced back from their first-day loss as they post a 5-2 victory over Al Ettihad.
In Group B, Al Shahaniya defeated Al Raheeb 3-2 while Al Doha trounced Al Jasrah 3-0.
On Monday, the men’s beach volleyball and handball events will take centre-stage. Four matches are on the card in the handball – Al Nosour will take on Al Fohoud in the first match while Al Edaid versus Al Soqour will come next. The last two games will be between Al Ruwais and Al Khafji, and Al Hazm versus Al Nomour B.
In volleyball, the two matches will be between Al Adaam and Nawakhza, and Lusail versus Al Nojoum.
Over 500 male and female athletes are participating in the maiden QOC Beach Games, a legacy event of the 2019 ANOC World Beach Games Doha, which is being held over two weeks until January 2, 2021.
Source: Qatar Olympic Committee