Misr Italia Properties Unveils Winners of the Second Edition of the International Padel Tournament at in IL Bosco Javelin Sports Club at the New Capital
In a closing ceremony held at IL BOSCO Javelin Sports Club, host of the second edition of IL BOSCO International Padel Tournament, Misr Italia Properties and JPadel Egypt announced winners across the tournament’s three categories; international, local and universities. The ceremony was attended by Ahmed Seoudy and Ahmed Fathy, Co-CEOs at Misr Italia Properties who expressed their delight regarding the success of the tournament, held under the auspices of the Ministry of Youth and Sports, as well as the Administrative Capital for Urban Development, and organized in collaboration with the Egyptian and International Padel Federations.
The tournament garnered official recognition from the Ministry of Youth and Sports, further stressing Misr Italia Properties’ unwavering commitment to organizing exceptional sporting activities that position the New Administrative Capital as a hub that attracts various remarkable and influential events. With the participation of accomplished players representing diverse nationalities, and students hailing from esteemed universities, the tournament truly embraced inclusivity and celebrated diversity. Notably, it showcased the remarkable skills of 40 esteemed female players, both locally and internationally renowned, who left their mark on the tournament.
The international tournament was concluded by awarding a lineup of illustrious winners including Inigo Joffre and Fran Navas in the men’s category, while Victoria Kors and Dennis Hoover emerged victorious in the highly competitive women’s category. The local tournament, on the other hand, showcased the exceptional talents of Youssef Al-Shami and Samer Sherif, who secured the title in the Amateur Competitions, alongside the remarkable achievement of Mohamed Ragab and Omar Ezzat in the Plate Draw competitions. The EPF competition saw the victory of Youssef Hossam and Ari Karasu, while Farida Al-Halabi and Nayla Ajamiyya claimed the well-deserved first-place position in the local championship for women. The universities championship saw the students of GUC emerging as winners; while, Ashraf and Adham Al-Saeed were honored with the prestigious Misr Italia Properties Award, recognizing their exceptional talent and contribution to the tournament’s success.
The tournament witnessed the participation of 400 players representing 15 countries, including the Netherlands, Sweden, Denmark, Norway, France, Spain, Morocco, UAE, Qatar, and Egypt. Notable universities such as Ryerson University and Coventry University in the New Administrative Capital, AUC and GUC, were well-represented across the four-day event as well. Prizes were awarded in each category, with the winners of the international championship receiving a substantial prize of EUR20,000, while the local championship and university championship winners received prizes of EGP200,000 and EGP50,000, respectively.
Eng. Mohamed Khaled El-Assal and Eng. Mohamed Hany El-Assal, CEOs and Managing Directors of Misr Italia Properties, expressed their profound delight with the resounding success of the tournament, which highlights the company’s commitment to hosting global sporting events to exceed customer expectations and deliver a comprehensive lifestyle. They elaborated on their joint appreciation to the government, particularly the Ministry of Youth and Sports and the New Administrative Capital for Urban Development, for their support of the tournament and how that was the driving force behind its local and international influence.
Furthermore, they both extended their sincere gratitude to the International and the Egyptian Padel Federations for their unwavering support of the tournament. This remarkable collaboration aligns with the government’s vision for developing the New Administrative Capital and fostering a vibrant sports culture in Egypt. They also took immense pride in hosting the tournament at IL Bosco Javelin Sports Club, the first comprehensive sports facility to open its doors in the New Administrative Capital and emphasized Misr Italia Properties’ consistent approach towards selecting partners; exemplified by the invaluable contribution of JPadel Egypt, which played a pivotal role in ensuring the tournament’s year-on-year progress.
Eng. Ahmed Fathy, Co-CEO of Misr Italia Properties, stated that “One of Misr Italia Properties’ core objectives is to promote sports tourism through the organization of world-class international tournaments.” He went on to highlight that “having a large number of Misr Italia Properties’ clients on ground attending events during the tournament works as an excellent chance to showcase the unparalleled scale of development in both, IL Bosco, as well as the New Administrative Capital.
Spanning an expansive 16,000 square meters within IL Bosco in the New Administrative Capital, IL Bosco Javelin Club stands as an extraordinary venue offering state-of-the-art architectural and construction systems, ensuring the seamless integration of artistry and sustainability. As the first private-sector real estate developer to deliver in the New Administrative Capital, Misr Italia Properties’ IL Bosco sees a total investment of EGP 17 billion and seamlessly integrates vast green spaces with a distinctive architectural design, creating a harmonious fusion with the surrounding natural landscape. Overlooking the iconic Green River, the project boasts the world’s largest central park, establishing itself as remarkable masterpiece of architectural brilliance.