Sunday, 17 Jan 2021
Furthering its commitment to enabling local communities and youth, Sohar Islamic recently sponsored the participation of Al Makarem Academy at the fourth GCC Junior Football Cup Festival in Bahrain.

Sohar Islamic supports Al Makarem Academy in GCC Junior Football Cup

The academy team flew its team to Bahrain exactly where they competed against 15 clubs from across the area, vying for victory in an thrilling 4 day competitors. The academy represented Oman in the tournament showcasing talent of juniors aged 11-12 years, producing it via to the second round with a sterling efficiency in all matches.

The participation was crowned by the talented Mishary Khalid al Mukhaini voted Best Player at the festival in his demonstration of exceptional abilities that scouts think will be useful in the future. During the closing ceremony of the occasion, Salim al Maskari, head of Sohar Islamic, presented a token of appreciation to Hisham bin Mohammed al Jowder, Minister of Youth and Sports of Bahrain.

Maskari stated, “Supporting local youth remains a priority for us in our engagement initiatives as a community focussed financial institution. From a talent perspective, Oman has plenty and this regional tournament was a great opportunity to deliver.”

Information Source: Muscat Daily

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