After three successful years, we've brought back the Bayut Premier Cup for its fourth edition this year and it was bigger and better than ever! Titled 'The Year Of The Worthy', the 2019 Bayut football tournament brought together 33 of the best real estate agencies in Dubai, who put forward five of their best players to show the real estate fraternity, who was worthy to win the grand prize.
After two days of action-packed games on 14 and 21 November, at Sportsmania in JLT, D&B Real Estate emerged as the worthy winners and were crowned the champions of the Bayut Premier Cup 2019! The well-deserving team took home the magnificent trophy and a cash prize of AED 8k.
Here are a few highlights of the thrilling action from Bayut's annual 5-aside tournament that connected Dubai’s real estate community to indulge in the spirit of healthy competition.
How the Bayut Premier Cup 2019 matches unfolded
The Bayut football tournament was split over two days, beginning with the group stages on the 14 November 2019.
The second round took place on Thursday, 21 November 2019. This was when the 16 qualified teams got together to battle their way through the quarterfinals and semifinals, to claim victory, lift the Bayut Premier Cup trophy and take home the cash prize!
DAY 1: GROUP STAGES
At the group stages, all the shortlisted real estate companies in Dubai were split into seven groups of five teams each.
- Group A: Springfield Real Estate, Allsopp & Allsopp, PH Real Estate, Betterhomes and FAM Properties
- Group B: Homes 4 Life Real Estate, Bayut A, Bayut B, Provident Real Estate and Driven Properties
- Group C: Real Choice Real Estate, McCone Properties, Prestige Real Estate, NU Avenue Real Estate and 18 Bricks Real Estate
- Group D: Footprint Real Estate, One Earth Real Estate, Amazon Real Estate, Aqua Properties and Luxury Property
- Group E: Haus & Haus Real Estate, Middle East Real Estate and Dream Village Real Estate
- Group F: D&B Properties, Raine and Horne Dubai, Edwards & Towers Real Estate, Green Future Real Estate and St. Clair Real Estate
- Group G: OBG Real Estate, Al Wasayef Real Estate, Espace Real Estate, MKG Real Estate and Next Level Real Estate
Each team played a total of four matches within a 15-minutes duration. All the teams were clad in their personalised jerseys sponsored by Bayut. Have a look to see how great the teams were looking in their snappy kits!
Friends, family and colleagues of the Dubai agencies were all present to cheer on their teams!
After the series of exciting games on day one, 16 teams progressed to the second round of this football tournament for Dubai real estate agents. Of these 16, one would be crowned the Bayut Premier Cup Champion.
DAY 2: THE END GAME (FIGHT TO THE FINALS)
Day two is where all the action-packed adventures unfolded. It started off with the second round of football matches, after which eight lucky teams made it into the quarterfinals of this amazing football tournament for the Dubai property agents.
The very first quarterfinal match at the Bayut Premier Cup 2019 was between Middle East Real Estate and Next Level Real Estate. The second game was between D&B Properties and Bayut's A team. The third quarterfinal was between last year's champions PH Real Estate and Raine and Horne Dubai while the quarterfinal match was played between Driven Properties and eventual runner-up MKG Real Estate.
After an intense round of matches in the quarterfinals, D&B Properties, MKG Real Estate, Next Level Real Estate and PH Real Estate made it to the semi-finals. MKG Real Estate went head-on against PH Real Estate and after a tight 3-2 score, MKG made their way to the finals.
As for D&B Properties, they quickly secured their place in the finals with a 2-0 score against Next Level Real Estate.
Following the eliminations at the quarterfinals and semifinals, D&B Properties and MKG Real Estate went head to head in the finals. At the first half of the tournament, both teams were at a 1-1 tie however D&B Properties kept their strong form and managed to score a tie-breaker, bringing the score to 2-1. As the final whistle blew, cheers and applause echoed through the pitch and D&B Properties were declared as the Bayut Premier Cup 2019 Champions!
Bayut's CEO, Haider Ali Khan was present to hand over the winning team their cash prize of AED 8k, individual gold medals and of course the Bayut Premier Cup trophy. The runners-up team, MKG Real Estate also took home a cash prize of AED 4k and individual silver medals.
Mr. Khan praised the competitive spirit displayed by all the teams and said:
We have seen the enthusiasm and competitive spirit grow every year with the Bayut Premier Cup. It is a pleasure to bring the industry together and create that sense of competitiveness in a playful manner on the football field as well. I would like to thank each and every player for giving their best in trying to win the trophy and complying with our rules and regulations for the event. This year, with 33 real estate agencies participating, it has been our biggest tournament yet. The response has been tremendous and we are already looking forward to next year’s Bayut Premier Cup! Congratulations to D&B real estate on taking the trophy home!”
Bayut would like to once again congratulate D&B Real Estate for their outstanding performance in this year's Bayut Premier Cup! We hope you enjoy your cash prize of AED 8k!
Kudos to MKG Property for fighting hard and making it to the finals! As the runners up of the tournament, they will be taking home the cash prize of AED 4k.
Finally, a huge round of applause to all the other participating teams! Your effort and enthusiasm in the tournament made the event a huge success! We look forward to hosting more events like these that will continue to bring the entire real estate fraternity in Dubai together in the spirit of friendly competition!
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