KUWAIT: Al Ahli Bank of Kuwait (ABK) yesterday announced the conclusion of the 4th annual five-a-side football tournament, which was held at ‘The Corner’ soccer field in Kuwait City, opposite Kuwait Towers. The exciting daylong event took place on 9th September 2015, from 4pm until 9pm and was open to the public.
A total of 32 teams participated in the tournament which was open to ABK and non ABK customers and teams consisted of five players and one substitute player. The ABK five-a-side football tournament is part of ABK’s annual social program which aims to engage with the public by encouraging sport and a healthy lifestyle. The tournament, which was launched in 2011 has grown substantially in popularity year on year and this year attracted a wide range of teams and supporters.
Fawzy Al Thunayan, General Manager, Board Affairs at ABK alongside Ali Al Baghli, Corporate Communications Manager, were present on the day to present winning teams with their prizes. ‘Team 28’ consisting of players Ahmed Fayyadh, Jamal Ezzat, Nawaf Hakam, Shaker Farraj, Falah Al Beraiki and Abdulaziz Musaad won first place with each team member receiving KD 250, while second place was taken by ‘ Team 9’ consisting of players Hasan Kadhum, Mohammed Farid, Shamseddine Hussain, Haider Eidan, Hamad Kadhum and Ali Hussain with each receiving KD 100 per player