The recently concluded UAP Dubai Cup has indeed reached its end as they held their championship games for both Basketball and Volleyball tournament last Friday, March 17, 2017 since its Grand Opening Day last February 17, 2017. With the assistance of Jazzville (JK Sports), under the Supervision of the UAP – UAE Dubai Chapter Board of Directors and Sports Committee, the five week (5) Cup may have closed its doors for the players but the passion, sportsmanship, and camaraderie for the Filipino Architects in Dubai continues. It opens new bond and friendship among its members.
Family and Friends of each team battling for gold arrived at Jumeirah Baccalaureate School to give their support to their loved ones and favored teams. In the end only one team prevailed. Blue Triglyph won over Pink Architrave in basketball with a final score of 48 – 40. Architect Jethro Cunanan, uap was hailed the season and team most valuable player of the game. On the other hand, Yellow Echinus beat Orange Frieze and got 3rd place.
Meanwhile in Volleyball, combined team Yellow Corinthian & Pink Ionic snatched the coveted championship trophy from the combined team of Purple Doric and Blue Tuscan where Architect Gerald Figueroa, uap was awarded the Most Valuable Player.
OMNIX International announced in the Finals that they will be giving away Free Autodesk Authorized Training on Autodesk Navis Works Manage for coordination clash detection on BIM for all the members of winning teams for both Basketball and Volleyball, upon completion, the Participants will be receiving Autodesk Certification.
The matches were broadcast via UAP – UAE Dubai Chapter’s own UAP Sports TV.
UAP Dubai Cup is a testament that despite of the hectic schedule of its members in balancing family and work, the love for sports will never be erased from Filipino Architects. It is one way of being near our home country, trying to be the best in whatever we do and continuing to be a better Filipino Professional in a foreign country in mind, in spirit, and in body.