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Zain concludes diamond sponsorship of Al-Roudhan football tournament


KUWAIT: Zain, the leading telecommunications company in Kuwait, announced its participation in the concluding ceremony of the 38th edition of the Al-Roudhan Ramadan Football Tournament and the final match held at Martyr Fahad Al-Ahmad Hall in Daiya Area. Zain was the Diamond sponsor of the tournament, which was held under the patronage of HH the Amir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al- Sabah.

The tournament’s title was claimed by Team Ahmad Al-Roumi during the final match against Team BMW. The concluding ceremony saw the attendance of Kuwait National Assembly Speaker Marzouq Al-Ghanim; HH the Amir’s representative Minister of State for Cabinet Affairs and Acting Minister of Information, Sheikh Mohammed Abdullah Mubarak Al-Sabah; Nasser Al-Roudhan; Hawalli Governor Sheikh Ahmad Al- Nawaf Al-Sabah; Zain Kuwait CEO, Eaman Al- Roudhan; Director of Al-Roudhan Tournament’s Organizational Committee, Abdullah Al- Roudhan; together with several ministers, members of parliament, and Kuwaiti political and sporting figures.

Zain’s support of the Al-Roudhan Tournament for the second consecutive year is linked to it being the most prominent sports and youth event in Kuwait and the region during the Holy Month of Ramadan. The fact that it has also been organized under the patronage of HH the Amir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah over the last five years is also of significant importance.

Supporting Kuwaiti sports will remain a strategic priority for Zain, and as a leading private sector company in the country, the company commits to remain at the forefront of supporting and encouraging Kuwaiti youth and sports. Every year, Kuwaiti audiences look forward to the Al Roudhan Tournament, with Zain representatives being present at the event throughout, where they interacted with the attending audiences through various competitions, activities, and entertainment programs.

The company also distributed valuable prizes and held daily challenges and competitions on its official social media channels. In addition, Zain organized a Gergiaan activity where it distributed gifts and candy while hosting a traditional performance. The company also participated in a special friendly match between ministers and members of the parliament, which was held under the patronage of His Highness the Prime Minister, Sheikh Jaber Mubarak Al-Hamad Al-Sabah.

Al-Roudhan Tournament features international football legends and this year it hosted Wales and Manchester United legend Ryan Giggs, Spain and Barcelona legend Andres Iniesta, Spain and former Real Madrid legend Iker Casillas, as well as Egypt and Al-Ahli legend Mohammed Abutrika. Zain’s support of this unique event is in line with the company’s interest in uplifting youth and sports development in Kuwait. Zain also remains enthusiastic about organizing social and humanitarian initiatives during Ramadan, which extend to voluntary, cultural, religious, sports, and recreational activities.

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