The 37th annual event will be attended by chief guest, H E Sheikh Saad al Saadi, the Minister of Sports Affairs, OC's board of directors and other top officials.
Thusith Perera, the general manager of the Asian Cricket Council, and Chryshantha Kapuwatte, a senior SLC official, will also attend the event.
Sai Saran wins U16 TT crown
P Sai Saran won the boys' U16 title on Monday at the ISC Open table tennis tournament organised by Indian Social Club (ISC) Muscat. In the final, Sai Saran rallied from a game down to defeat M V Sai 9-11, 11-9, 14-12, 11-7, 13-11.
Also, second-seeded R Subramanian upset defending champion Marconi and top-seeded Marconi Leonardo 13-11, 11-13, 15-13, 11-4, 11-9 to win the veterans’ singles title.
Other results: Omani singles (first-round): Sami al Jabri beat Yamen al Zadjali 8-11, 11-8, 9-11, 12-10, 11-8; Ismail al Suleimani beat Wael al Siyabi 11-4, 11-5, 11-8; Said al Kharusi beat Abdul al Kindi 9-11, 11-6, 11-7, 11-9; Maher al Jabri beat Manaf al Zadjali 11-3, 11-5, 11-2.
Men's doubles (first-round): Sami/Maher beat Nikhil Rajput/Jayanta Mazumdar 11-1, 11-6, 11-9; Gregory Fernandez/Anwar al Mabushi beat Al Khalil al Brashdi/Said al Kharusi 11-8, 11-9, 11-7; R Subramanian/ Asad al Raisi beat Sultan al Riyami/Ahmed al Busaidi 12-10, 8-11, 14-12, 11-9; Aiman al Farsi/Yamen al Zadjali beat Sai Saran/Subash Pillai 8-11, 11-3, 11-7, 11-9.
OFA to build a new facility
The Oman Football Association (OFA) has announced that the construction of a new facility at the OFA headquarters at the Seeb Sports Stadium will be underway later this year as part of a FIFA initiative. The new facility is expected to serve as a technical centre.
The new building would house a new media room, dressing rooms and a video analysis room.