Zain announces its Amateur Football Tournament
- Kuwait: Thursday, January 31 - 2013 at 11:19
- PRESS RELEASE
Zain, the leading telecommunications company in Kuwait, announced that its Amateur Football Tournament has witnessed exceptional success, as well as, an outstanding level of participation and attendance. The tournament competitions have reached its final stage after numerous rounds of qualifying games whereby participants have demonstrated remarkable football skills.
The tournament involved the participation of almost 1000 amateurs and professional players from different age groups, with the oldest player being of 45 years and the youngest being 16 years, who represented 96 different teams.
The press conference was attended by the Dutch football legend Ruud Gullit, who has influenced many of those with a passion towards football and are aiming to pursue a football career.
During the conference, Zain announced that it has provided $100,000 worth of awards and cash prizes to the participating teams and to the top skillful players in the tournament. The Company has also dedicated enormous cash prizes for the first and second runners up of each group.
The Tournament has identified many promising young talents that have drawn the audience's attention and attracted several scouts and clubs representatives to attend the games searching for potential future stars. Zain has recognized many of the remarkable talents who have acquired the jury's confidence and attention.
This tournament comes in line with Zain's corporate social responsibility strategy that seeks to support young Kuwaiti talents and sport activities in Kuwait. Zain was delighted to invite all football lovers across the nation to attend the final closure of the league and enjoy watching the final match, as well as, the honoring of the winning team.
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