Win one million pesos at Souk Al Marfa’s basketball shoot-out


Event runs until 26 November for Dubai Fitness Challenge

Dubai: Souk Al Marfa, Nakheel’s newly opened waterfront souk and marketplace at Deira Islands, is offering a one-of-a-kind opportunity to win a whopping one million Philippine pesos (around AED73,000) at a basketball shoot-out challenge for the fifth edition of Dubai Fitness Challenge.

To take part, tune in and submit your name to Tag 91.1 FM, the leading Filipino radio station in Dubai. Five contestants are being selected at random every day until 20 November with on-air winners receiving a fast pass to play in the qualifiers. Or, simply turn up on the qualifying days for your chance to participate.  

Selected contestants will compete in the qualifying rounds on 5, 12 and 19 November, with the final – where the winner will win one million pesos on 26 November. 

Souk Al Marfa is open 10 am to 10 pm Sunday to Wednesday, 2 pm to 12 midnight on Friday and 10 am to 12 midnight Thursday and Saturday.


  • Event – One million pesos shoot-out challenge
  • Date – 1 to 26 November 
  • Time – 2 pm to 7 pm 
  • Cost – Free entry through Tag 91.1 FM, or turn up on the day
  • Location – Entrance 3, Village 4, Souk Al Marfa, Deira Island

About Nakheel:

Dubai-based Nakheel is a world-leading master developer whose innovative, landmark projects form an iconic portfolio of master communities and residential, retail, hospitality and leisure developments that are pivotal to realising Dubai’s vision. Nakheel’s waterfront projects, including the world-famous, award-winning Palm Jumeirah, have added more than 300 kilometres to Dubai’s original, 70km coastline, paving the way for the development of hundreds of seafront homes, resorts, hotels and attractions. 

Nakheel’s master developments span 15,000 hectares, accommodate nearly 300,000 people and provide a growing range of destinations, attractions and facilities for Dubai’s citizens, residents and tourists. They include Palm Jumeirah, The World, Jumeirah Islands, Jumeirah Park, Jumeirah Village, Al Furjan, The Gardens, Discovery Gardens, Jebel Ali Village, Dragon City, Nad Al Sheba Villas, Warsan Village, International City and Deira Islands – a new destination for tourism, living and leisure at Dubai’s oldest, most traditional trading hub. 

Nakheel Malls owns and operates a diverse range of world-class retail experiences with a distinct portfolio of iconic lifestyle, shopping, dining and entertainment destinations across Dubai. Palm Jumeirah is home to The Pointe, featuring the world’s largest fountain, The Palm Fountain, as well as Nakheel Mall, Golden Mile Galleria, Club Vista Mare, The Palm Monorail, Palm West Beach, and the recently opened observation deck, The View, at the top of The Palm Tower.  Nakheel Malls’ expanding portfolio also includes distinguished, large-scale shopping centres such as Ibn Battuta Mall, Dragon Mart, Souk Al Marfa and Circle Mall, and retail Pavilions at six Nakheel residential communities. Upcoming projects include Souk Warsan and Al Khail Avenue.

Nakheel Hospitality’s project portfolio includes a diverse range of hotels and resorts, including five star, luxury establishments, family-friendly resorts and stylish, modern hotels: The St. Regis Dubai, The Palm, Premier Inn Ibn Battuta Mall, Avani Ibn Battuta, ibis Styles Dragon Mart, Premier Inn Dragon Mart, Riu Dubai and the Centara Mirage Beach Resort Dubai.  

Nakheel Home Rental’s portfolio currently comprises more than 16,500 villas and apartments at The Gardens, Discovery Gardens, Al Furjan, Nad Al Sheba Villas, Palm Jumeirah, Badrah, Veneto and International City.