The Athletic Department at Bethlehem University, in cooperation with Mr. Issa Rishmawi, former President of the Palestinian Tennis Association and the University’s volunteer tennis coach, has organized the Fifth Annual Tennis Tournament to honor the memory of the late Brother Cyril Litecky.
On Friday, 11 October 2019, the final game was held in the presence of Vice Chancellor Br. Peter Bray and the Athletic Department Director Samar Araj Mousa. Over 42 players from all over the West Bank participated in the tournament, which was divided into two categories –a tournament for men under 35 years old, and a tournament for men over 35 years old.
For the first category, Mr. Ahamd Ayyad won first place for the fifth consecutive year, and Mr. Issa Taysir came in second. For the second category, Dr. Walid Shaheen won first place, while Mr. Ayman Al-Zain came in second.
Br. Peter Bray thanked and honored the winners and all the participants along with Mr. Issa Rishmawi and Mrs. Araj Mousa. The Athletic Department also honored Mr. Omar Mousa for his support of the Palestinian university sports and honored the family of the late Mr. Amin Zeit, who founded the Athletic Department at the University.
The Department announced at the end that they will hold an annual football tournament at the University to honor the memory of the late Mr. Amin Zeit.