The Late Bakir and Rozy Ganiwalla Tournament is considered
as one of most commemorating tournaments in the Bowling
fraternity of the Mombasa Sports Club,
reports BOWLING GREEN.
sponsored by the late Bakir Ganiwalla for 21 years
in memory of his late wife Rozy who passed away in
1994 until 2015 when Bakir passed on and for the
last two years his son Shoeb and family have been
sponsoring this tournament in memory of their late
Bakir and Rozy loved this game, were active bowlers
and played national and international tournaments.
players participated on Saturday, the 16th
tournament was especially memorable for some of the
bowlers who used to play with both Bakir and Rozy.
the game commenced, Shoeb threw the first wood in
remembrance of his late parents.
a very touching moment for him and for all the
played was trips (three woods) divided into six
Coastweek -- Shoeb
Ganiwalla reliving the game enjoyed by his parents
Bakir and Rozy Ganiwalla.
PHOTO BY ALI
The team led
by Deepak Vyas with second as Aftab Mohamedbhai and Raman
Patel as lead were untouchable and attained a brilliant
score of 34-7 against the team led by Vijay Bij,
Alihussein Namajee as the second and Ali Jeneby as the
It was good to
see Deepak lead his team to victory especially after just
returning from India having had gruesome medical
treatment. Vishal Shah had a cake made specially to
welcome Deepak back.
The team led
by Kusum Patel, Norbert Fernandes as second and Mariam
Hassanali as the lead emerged the runners up with a score
of 19-15 against a strong fight with the team led by Kirti
Channiyara, Tara Shah and Kalim Hassanali.
two teams had a nail biting game with the team led by
Pankaj Shah, Shobha Bij as the Second and Rasik Shah as
the lead who were leading until the last end when Dr.
Dhillon, who was the lead, did excellent drawing bringing
his three shots closest to the jack whereby his team led
by Chandu Shah and second, Vishal Shah and beat the team
led by Pankaj by just one shot to score 16-15.
game, bowlers and guests of the Ganiwalla family were
treated to a sumptuous dinner at the Mvita Tennis Club and
the shield and prizes were thereafter presented by the
family of Late Bakir and Rozy Ganiwalla to the winners and