Following three days of sports playoffs and finals featuring matches and competitions for 13 team and individual sports, Abu Dhabi Department of Education and Knowledge (ADEK) celebrated the 2024 winners of the Abu Dhabi Sports Championship for schools and universities.

The largest edition to date, the championship attracted a record participation of 26,000 school and university student athletes in its third year. The championship concluded on 3 March 2024, with the final matches for the under 15 football girls and boys at the Abu Dhabi Cricket and Sports Hub. In the girls' category, Gems United Indian School won against Al Yahar Private School with a 3-2 score, while International School of Choueifat – Abu Dhabi won the boys’ U15 title with a 3-0 win over Summit International Schools.

The winners were awarded by Her Excellency Sara Musallam, Minister of State for Early Education, Chairperson of the Federal Agency of Early Education (FAEE), and ADEK Chairperson, and His Excellency Mubarak Hamad Al Mheiri, Undersecretary of ADEK.

International and local scouts including LaLiga and IMG Academy scouts were also present to identify exceptionally talented students to join summer camps at leading international sports academies and ADEK’s talent identification and development programmes.

The Abu Dhabi Sports Championship 2024 attracted participations from 403 public, private and Charter Schools in Abu Dhabi, Al Ain, and Al Dhafra, along with 18 universities.