Students show high skills in SOP competitions

DOHA, January 14, 2020.  The  secondary schools volleyball competitions of  13th edition of the Schools Olympic Program (SOP) 2019-2020  continued impressively at the Qatar’s Volleyball Association in Doha on Monday.

In the  Monday’s fixtures, Ummsaieed school defeated Tarek bin Ziad 2-0, Omar bin Khatab outclassed Rawdat Rashid 2-0, Smaisma beat Mohammed bin Abdulwahab 2-0.

On the same track of victory, Religious Institute defeated Jassim bin Mohammed 2-1, Smaisma beat Ummsaieed 2-1 and  Omar bin Khatab won Tarek bin Ziad 2-1.

In the preparatory schools’ volleyball competitions, Philippine Schoool defeated Bhavan’s Public school 2-0 and Cambridge outclassed Noble International 2-0.

In the basketball competitions for secondary schools for girls, Tunisian school defeated Lebanese counterparts 7-4, Al-Arqam Academy beat Al-Andalus 16-3 and Shimaa school defeated Aisha bint Abi Bakr 10-6.

The SOP is held annually as a collaborative effort of to  encourage hundreds of students athletes competing from all over Qatar.

The SOP Committee aims to spread a culture of sports through Qatar’s schools and to engage the entire community in active and healthy lifestyles while retaining local values and traditions.