Annahar to hold Ramadan soccer tournament for newspapers, TV

Minister Mohammad Al-Jabri

KUWAIT: A press conference will be held about Annahar Second Ramadan soccer tournament for Newspapers, Magazines, TV Channels and sites at Crown Plaza Hotel. A draw will be held for the tournament which starts on Ramadan second under the patronage of Information Minister, State Minister for Youth Affairs Mohammad Al-Jabri.

Matches will be played at the hall of sports complex of Public Authority for Applied Education and Training, as two matches will be played per day starting at 4:00 pm and 4:30 pm.

Annahar Editor-in-Chief Dr Emad Bukhamseen said the tournament is held for the second time following the success of the first one last year. He said this is an opportunity for journalists to stay away from daily pressure, in addition to strengthen ties between all those in media. He said there will be valuable prizes for top winners in addition to prizes for fans by a draw during the tournament.

Bukhamseen thanked Minister Al-Jabri for patronizing the tournament which shows the government’s keenness on supporting media.

16 teams representing Alrai, Alqabas, Alanba, Alseyassa, Aljareeda, Alshahed, Alwaseet, Alsabah, Alkuwaitiya, Kuwaitiya and Annahar news papers, Bareeq Al-Dana, KTV, Adalah, Koora and Alaan are also participating.
Teams will be in two groups 8 each and will be knock out matches.

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