The weather was chilly but the action was hot in the recently concluded QBF Community Qatar 3×3 Tour. Eight teams battled it out in the elimination rounds with Naazhim Sportswear and Kids Come Along coming out in top of Pool A and B respectively.
Both semifinal matches were close as Naazhim Sportswear edged Beton 17-16 while Lemon Mint came from behind to beat Kids Come Along 18-17. In the finals, Naazhim Sportswear dominated Lemon Mint with a 22-10 beating to bag the Championship and win the QAR 4,000 prize while runner-up, Lemon Mint won QAR 2,000. Naazhim Sportswear Team is composed of Niño Gelig Ronnie Cajayon, Sandie Limin and Jayson Tiongson. In the side event, Kids Come Along’s Erivan Tan won the 3 Point Shootout after going 8 for 9 from the rainbow country. While the Women’s Free Throw contest was won by Abbigaile Masangkay.
This 3×3 tournament was brought to you by the Qatar Basketball Federation, organized by their Secretary General, Mr. Ali Saeed Al Malki, Technical Expert, Ahmed Tantawi and former national player, Yasseen Musa; in close cooperation with the Pinoy Basketball of Qatar.