Maalhos withdraws from Baa Atoll Football Challenge

Maalhos withdraws from Baa Atoll Football Challenge

  by Ali Shaheem Maalhos has dropped out of the upcoming Baa Atoll Football Challenge. The former’s council has communicated the decision to organizers, U Sports from the atoll capital Eydhafushi. Maalhos Council cited financial constraints and absence of players currently in the island. It is expected that the short notice leave will bring upon […]

Maalhos economy affected from Hibalhidhoo blockage

Maalhos economy affected from Hibalhidhoo blockage

Baa atoll Maalhos island’s thatch industry has been affected due to unavailability of dry coconut palm leaves from Hibalhidhoo for over a year. The latter has been under Maldives Police Service care following the discovery of a stash of weapons and explosives. Maalhos Council’s in-charge Mohamed Saeed told Eydhafushi Times (ET) that 85 percent of […]

Eydhafushi vs Kihaadhoo at atoll championship inaugural match

Eydhafushi vs Kihaadhoo at atoll championship inaugural match

  by Ali Shaheem Eydhafushi is to face Kihaadhoo at the augural match of the annual Baa Atoll Football Challenge organized by Eydhafushi’s U Sports. This was confirmed after the championship’s 6 teams were drawn into two groups on Saturday, at a ceremony held in the capital Eydhafushi’s Bella Vista Restaurant. GROUP A –    Kihaadhoo […]

Eydhafushi MP donates to Hithaadhoo children’s park setup

Eydhafushi MP donates to Hithaadhoo children’s park setup

  Eydhafushi member of parliament (MP) Ahmed ‘Red Wave’ Saleem has donated MVR 50,000 (USD 3,242) to the setting up of a children’s park in Baa atoll Hithaadhoo island. The MP representing the atoll’s capital handed over the funds to Hithaadhoo’s Hidhaa Jamiyya. Saleem said that the assistance was aimed at adding impetus to works […]

Baa Atoll Football Challenge to kick off Dec 4

Baa Atoll Football Challenge to kick off Dec 4

  by Ali Shaheem The annual Baa Atoll Football Challenge, organized by the atoll capital Eydhafushi’s U Sports, is to kick off next month. Six teams from the atoll are to participate the soccer spectacle that will take place at Eydhafushi’s official stadium from 4 to 14 December: – Eydhafushi – Goidhoo – Fehendhoo – […]

Goidhoo defends Baa atoll bashi cup

Goidhoo defends Baa atoll bashi cup

  Baa atoll Goidhoo on Friday beat capital Eydhafushi to defend the atoll council’s 3rd bashi tournament trophy. Goidhoo, which faced Eydhafushi in last year’s final as well, won the traditional women’s sporting event by only a difference of 11 foali. Both teams otherwise drew with 27 points. Along with the trophy, Goidhoo was given […]

BAA MAALHOS: THE PRICELESS VALUE OF WATER

BAA MAALHOS: THE PRICELESS VALUE OF WATER

By: UNDP MALDIVES, CONTRIBUTED TO COMMUNITY Water is the essence of life but for the people of Baa Atoll Maalhos—an island community of some 600 people located at the heart of the UNESCO-protected Maldives’ biosphere reserve—it is a commodity in increasingly short supply. The island of Maalhos, like the majority of the islands in Maldives, […]

Maalhos licensed to operate city hotel

Maalhos licensed to operate city hotel

  The central government yesterday issued permission for Baa atoll Maalhos to develop and lease on long-term a city hotel in the island. The decision is expected to usher in various developmental opportunities for the community, along with employment prospects, Maalhos Council said. The memorandum of understanding (MoU) was signed at a ceremony at the […]

Outboard engine repair graduates certified

Outboard engine repair graduates certified

  Certificates were awarded on Sunday to participants who completed the outboard engine repair course conducted in Baa atoll capital Eydhafushi as a collaboration between the island’s Foundation of Eydhafushi Youth Linkage (FEYLI) and Maldives Police Service (MPS) under the auspices of resources from the Baa Atoll Conservation Fund. Seventeen participants out of the 34 […]

Eydhafushi juniors hold up Dharavandhoo, Fehendhoo cut down Kuda Rikilu

Eydhafushi juniors hold up Dharavandhoo, Fehendhoo cut down Kuda Rikilu

  by Thoriq Abdul Rahman in Eydhafushi A teenaged Eydhafushi — which pitched an inexperienced young team of mostly 17- to 18-year-olds — still managed to impressively draw 2-2 with seasoned Dharavandhoo, while Fehendhoo shot down Kuda Rikilu 2-1 at the Baa Atoll Football Challenge today in Eydhafushi. Fehendhoo’s Ahmed Nizam scored first during the 61st minute when […]

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