The Department of Rehabilitation Sciences (RS) celebrated its 45th Anniversary with RS Futsal Cup 2023 on 19 August 2023! The event commenced with a ceremonial first pitch, led by Ir Prof. Albert Chan (Dean of Students, Student Affairs Office, PolyU) and Prof. Andy Cheng (Associate Head and Professor, RS, PolyU).
The competition featured seven teams that competed in a single-elimination format, including the OT and PT student teams, as well as the OT and PT alumni teams, along with a team of enthusiastic staff members. This event aimed to create a closer bond between students and staff, not solely focused on academics, but fostering a deeper mutual understanding.
As the tournament unfolded, the competition intensified, with two standout teams emerging as contenders for the championship. Finally, the PT student team named “Go Straight Ahead (中路直隊)” won the champion, their dedication and teamwork had paid off! And the first runner-up goes to PT alumni team named “PTFC”, while the second runner-up goes to another PT student team named “MPT BB”. During the closing speech by Prof. Cheng, he highlighted that the event not only celebrated sporting excellence but also showcased RS's holistic approach. It was evident that all players thoroughly enjoyed the spirited competition! We are incredibly proud of the diverse talents of our students, alumni, and teachers, and look forward to hosting more enjoyable events in the future!