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United Indian School lifted the prestigious Don Bosco Oratory Basketball Championship overall Trophy
February 1, 2016, 11:28 am

Don Bosco Oratory recently held their 13th Annual Inter School Basketball Championship 2016 for boys and girls under the age of 12 / 14 and 16 years.

Chief Guest, Fr. Blany Pinto- SDB and Guest of Honor Fr. Franco Pereira- SDB, spoke on the importance of why sports is important in a child’s life and how it helps them to develop and handle pressure. 

The tournament was played on a league cum knock out basis. The participating schools for this year were, United Indian School (UIS), Indian Central School (ICS), Carmel School Kuwait (CSK), India International School – Mangaf (IISM), Fahaheel Al Wataniya Indian Private School (DPS), Indian English Academy School (IEAS) and Indian Educational School (IES).

In the boys under 16 category, the game was between Fahaheel Al Wataniya Indian Private School (DPS) and Carmel School Kuwait (CSK). The final witnessed a fast game from both sides. CSK was leading the first two quarters by 22 points and the last two quarters saw a neck to neck competition between both teams. In the last three minutes of the game, DPS took a marginal but an important lead. The match ended with the score line 56 / 52, and DPS taking the trophy home from the hands of CSK.

In the girls under 16 category, the game was between Indian English Academy School (IEAS) and United Indian School (UIS), where IEAS comfortably carved a win over their opponent by 32/10.

In the under 12 category boys, UIS beat DPS by 46/9 and in the under 14 category boys, UIS beat IISM by 64/38.

In under 12 category girls, CSK beat UIS by 24/8, in under 14 category, UIS beat IEAS by 18/13.

This year the organizers invited parents to present the awards in the various categories, in appreciation for their support and presence supporting the schools and their children.

Towards the end, the organizers thanked IEAS for their premises and support from the Management, Don Bosco past pupils for sponsoring the runners up trophies, The Pilipino Basketball Referee Association, Fast  Logistics and Air Oceanic Freight Services for their sponsorship and support.


Overall Standings:           1st                           2nd                          3rd                           4th          

Boys under 12                   UIS                         DPS                        IES                          IISM

Girls under 12                    CSK                       UIS                         IEAS                       DPS

Boys under 14                   UIS                         IISM                         IES                          ICS

Girls under 14                    UIS                         IEAS                        CSK                        ICS

Boys under 16                   DPS                       CSK                         ICS                          UIS

Girls under 16                    IEAS                       ICS                          UIS                         DPS


Winners in each field:


UIS winners under 14 boys


UIS winners under 12 boys


CSK winners under 12


DPS runners up under 12 boys


IEAS 3rd place under 12 girls


IEAS runners up under 14 girls


IEAS winners under 16 girls


CSK runners up under 16 boys


DPS winners under 16 boys


IEAS girls team with coach and president of Oratory Fr. Franco Pereira - SDB

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