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ADEK Celbrates Winners of record-breaking Abu dhabi Sports Championship 2024

ADEK Celbrates Winners of record-breaking Abu dhabi Sports Championship 2024

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  • International School of Choueifat – Abu Dhabi and Gems United Indian School take U15 football honors.
  • Over 1,000 players celebrated across different age categories in 13 individual and team sports throughout the weekend finals.
  • The Championship focused on embedding competitive and recreational sportsmanship into Abu Dhabi’s educational ecosystem.

Abu Dhabi, UAE – 4 March 2024: Following three days of exciting sports playoffs and finals featuring action-packed matches and competitions for 13 team and individual sports, Abu Dhabi Department of Education and Knowledge (ADEK) celebrated the champions of the Abu Dhabi Sports Championship for schools and universities 2024. The biggest edition to date, the Championship attracted a record participation of 26,000 school and university student athletes in its third year.

The Championship wrapped up on Sunday 3 March, with the final matches for the Under 15 football girls and boys at the Abu Dhabi Cricket and Sports Hub. In the girls' category, Gems United Indian School won against Al Yahar Private School with a 3-2 score, while International School of Choueifat – Abu Dhabi won the boys’ U15 title with a 3-0 triumph over Summit International Schools. The winners were awarded by HE Sara Musallam, Minister of State for Early Education, Chairman of the Federal Agency of Early Education (FAEE), and ADEK Chairman, and HE Mubarak Hamad Al Mheiri, ADEK Undersecretary.

The closing ceremony kicked off with a student parade where the winners of all 13 sports disciplines were led by the Abu Dhabi Police Music Band on the field. The iconic Hussain Al Jassami joined the champions with a special performance. The weekend had a great turnout of families, friends and sports enthusiasts who gathered to support all student athletes and enjoyed a variety of action-filled activities, interactive games and giveaways in the fan zone.

International and local scouts including LaLiga and IMG Academy scouts were also present to identify exceptionally talented students to join summer camps at leading international sports academies and ADEK’s talent identification and development programs.

The Abu Dhabi Sports Championship 2024 attracted participations from 403 public, private and Charter Schools in Abu Dhabi, Al Ain, and Al Dhafra, along with 18 universities.

For more information, please visit Abu Dhabi Sports Championship website ( and follow ADEK on social media:

  • Instagram: @adek_insta
  • Twitter: ADEK_tweet
  • Facebook: Department of Education and Knowledge
  • YouTube: ADEK Abu Dhabi

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