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Sharjah Women's Sports hosted inter-university Volleyball Challenge


Players in action during a match of university Volleyball Challenge organized by Sharjah Women's Sports.

As a way to encourage female students to participate in sports and local activities, the Community Sports Section at Sharjah Women’s Sports organised an inter-university volleyball competition on Tuesday.

Aimed at creating a spirit of competition among the female students, the Volleyball Challenge witnessed the participation of six universities.

The event was held at the headquarters of Sharjah Women’s Sports with students of Al Qasimia University (A), Al Qasimia University (B), University of Sharjah, UAE University, American University of Sharjah, and American University of Dubai battling for the top honours.

The American University of Dubai team clinched the top spot, and the American University of Sharjah finished as runners-up, while third place went to the Al Qasimia University A team.

During the volleyball challenge, teams displayed strong performances with a high level of competition. The teams were split into two groups, and the winners of each group advanced to the semi-finals before the final, which decided the outcome of the event.

Noura Al Hammar, Head of the Community Sports Section at Sharjah Women’s Sports, expressed her happiness over the success of the volleyball challenge held for universities.

“Based on the vision of Her Highness Sheikha Jawaher Bint Mohammed Al Qasimi, founder of Sharjah Women’s Sports, and in accordance with the objectives of the organization of consolidating women’s sports culture in the Emirate, we are pleased to organize a new sports challenge that is a vital segment in community events, as university students are the glimmer of hope for a brighter future,” said Noura.

She emphasized that the challenge was part of a series of sports and community events that the department plans to host throughout the year to promote sports among all segments of society and at all ages.

“In addition, this will help in promoting the game of volleyball among the students also,” Noura added.

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