Tata Housing Sports Club hosted the WZO Throwball and Volleyball Tournament 2016 which took place from 25th to 29th May, 2016, at the Club grounds. A note of thanks was given to the sponsor WZO and Chairman, Dinshaw Tamboly for his support. Guest of Honour, Farokh Tamboly graced the occasion, and in keeping with her strong background and achievements in the field of sports, PT Sports Reporter Binaisha M. Surti was invited as the Chief Guest. The event was organised by Bezad Faroodi, Neville Goveshni, Rayomand Nauwizedan, Rustom Kyani and Jennifer Marawala.
Eleven entrants were seen in the throwball category and fourteen teams participated in volleyball. Over 100 participants from various colonies and baugs took part and all the rest had an entertaining experience, especially the children whose excitement increased as the games were played. After stiff competition, ‘Salsette’ and ‘Malcolm Baug A’ faced each other in the finals of the throwball contest.The girls of Malcolm Bauge merged champions.
‘DPC SWA’ and ‘NowrozeBaug A’ faced each other in a thrilling final. Team DPC SWA came out victorious. Further, on behalf of Tata Housing Sports Club and HJ Commercial Printers, Neville Goveshni and Bezad Faroodi felicitated Hasan Ansari for his four-decade-long relationship with the All Parsees Volleyball Sport.
Floral tributes were given to the Chief Guest and Guest of Honour by tiny tots Shayaan, Armaan and Ziya. Finally, Binaisha M. Surti and Farokh Tamboly gave out the prizes. The event concluded with the National Anthem.
Volleyball Champions: DPC SWA
Team – Karl Panday (C), Rayomand Irani, Viraf Sethna, Jamsheed Daruwalla, Bezad Magra, Johan Daruwalla, Jimmy Pardiwalla and Homiyar Mistry.
Volleyball Runner Up: Nowroze Baug A
Best Player-Volleyball: Rayomand Irani
Throwball Champions: Malcolm Baug A
Team – Roshneesh K’ Maneck (C), Maheet Desai, Karishma Mevawalla, Vahishta Bharucha, Rhea Dubash, Khushnuma Asundaria and Farnaz Dandiwala.
Throwball Runner Up: Salsette
Best Player-Throwball: Karishma Mevawalla
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