19 Nov 2023  |   05:54am IST

Goa Sports festival held in Dubai

Goa Sports festival held in Dubai

Team Herald

RAIA: Dubai witnessed a spectacular evening of sportsmanship and community bonding as the Late Kassim Khan  Goa Sport Festival 2023 took centerstage at InSportz, Al Quoz, Dubai. Hosted by GWS, this event marked triumphant celebration of Goan culture, athleticism, and unity.

The Goan Connecting Goans Association left no stone unturned in organising this extraordinary event that catered to the vibrant community of Goan NRIs residing in Dubai, as well as sports enthusiasts from across the city.

Attendees were treated to an exhilarating line-up of games that included cricket, table tennis, badminton, carrom and  football. The atmosphere was electric as participants showcased their sporting prowess and competed with unwavering passion. 

The event kicked off, providing non-stop entertainment and thrilling matches throughout. Families and friends came together to cheer on their favourite teams, fostering a sense of togetherness that truly embodies the spirit of the Goan community.

Sanguem Warriors were crowned overall champions with Adil Khan winning two gold medals for them. Second place was taken by Chandwada FC and third place went to Unknown Virus team.

“We are thrilled with the overwhelming response to the Goa Sport Festival 2023,” said Joseph Dias, chairman of Goans Connecting Goans. 

"It was heartening to witness the enthusiasm and sportsmanship of our fellow Goans and sports enthusiasts in Dubai. We believe in creating memorable experiences that bring communities closer, and this event was a testament to that,” he added.

The Goans Connecting Goans expressed its heartfelt gratitude to everyone who contributed to making this event a resounding triumph.


Iddhar Udhar