Velssaru Resort beat reigning champions Jumeirah Vitaveli to win the championship of South Male’ Zone in the Maldives Resort Futsal League.
Velassaru, the runner up team in 2016 beat Jumeirah 3-2 at Fihalhohi Island Resort.
The man-of-the-match was Velassaru team’s Ibrahim Saeed. He was also awarded the best player of the tournament while the best goal keeper was Ahmed Saddam Hussain, also from Velassaru. Ali Saanih, another teammate, was the highest scorer in the tournament.
The best five players of the tournament were Mohamed Rasheed and Ahmed Shiaam from Jumeirah, and Ahmed Saaid Naseer, Hassan Naail Wadhoodh and Ibrahim Saeed from Velassaru.
South Male’s Zone was divided into two groups and the matches were carried out at Fihalhohi Island Resort. A total of 27 resorts took part in the tournament divided into four zones; South Male’ Zone, North Male Zone, South Ari Zone and Dh. Zone.
South Ari Zone, hosted in Conrad Maldives Rangali Resort, begins on April 25.
VTV is the broadcasting partner of the annual tournament organized by Maldives Resort Futsal League showcasing the talents of skilled players employed at resorts throughout the country.