ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates - Tuesday, April 14th 2015 [ME NewsWire]
The second Human Resources Director General’s Shield Championship kicked off at Abu Dhabi Police, and will include a Six-a-side Football Tournament, Pistol Shooting Tournament, Fitness Challenge Tournament, Road Race Tournament, and a Walking Tournament for members over the age of 40. The event is organized by the Sports Activity Section at the Directorate General of Strategy and Performance Development.
The Pistol Shooting Tournament, which was held at the Abu Dhabi Police Officers Club, witnessed the participation of eight teams affiliated with the Human Resources Directorate General at Abu Dhabi Police. The Police Schools Department team won first place, the Training Department team placed second, and the Education Department team placed third.
The Fitness Challenge Tournament was held at the Police College, where the Personnel Department won first place, followed by the Police Schools Department in second, and the Education Department in third.
The Six-a-side Tournament kicked off at the Police Staff Stadium, with participation from eight departments affiliated with the Human Resources Directorate General at Abu Dhabi Police. The tournament consisted of four matches: the Education Department team won 6/5 against the Police Schools Department team; the Planning Department team won 2/1 against the Appraisal Department team; the Personnel Department team won 3/1 against the Selection and Recruitment Department team; and on the first day of the championship, the Director General’s team won with a landslide victory of 7/5 against the Training Department team. The Six-a-side Tournament took place over the course of 12 days.
Colonel Mohammed bin Dalmouj Al Dhaheri, Strategy and Performance Development Director General, emphasized the importance of sport and physical activities for staff members of all police departments. “The tournament has been designed to be suitable for everyone to be able to participate,” he said.
For his part, Captain Jamal Al Saadi, Chief of the Sports Activity Section, said that the Human Resources Director General’s Shield Championship at the Abu Dhabi Police GHQ includes five tournaments: Six-a-side Football Tournament, Pistol Shooting Tournament, Fitness Challenge Tournament, Road Race Tournament, and a Walking Tournament for members over the age of 40. The tournaments will conclude at the end of April.
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