KUWAIT: Al Ahli Bank of Kuwait (ABK) today announced the conclusion of the 8th Annual Football Tournament, which was held at ‘The Public Authority for Sport field in Bayan. The exciting day-long event took place on 27th November 2019, from 5pm until 9pm. A total of 8 Academies for children between the ages of 10 and 11 years old participated in the tournament; Kuwait Brazouka Academy, Heroes Academy, Franco Academy, Vision Academy, Kuwait International Academy, Juventus Academy, Sporty Academy, and Samba Academy.


The ABK football tournament is part of the Bank’s annual social program which aims to engage with the public by encouraging sport and a healthy lifestyle from an early age. The tournament, which was launched in 2011 has grown substantially in popularity year-on-year.


Fawzy Al Thunayan, General Manager, Board Affairs at ABK alongside Ali Al Baghli, Senior Manager Corporate Communications, attended the event to present the prizes to the winning teams. The First Place was won by “Kuwait International Academy” with each team member receiving KD 60. The second place was taken by “Juventus Academy” with each team member receiving KD 40.


Mohammed Al Husayan, the team player of Juventus Academy received the prize for ‘Best Player’ while Baker Abdulkhaleq who played for the Kuwait International Academy won the prize for ‘Best Goal Keeper’ of the tournament.