Batelco Gunners United to Participate in Nasser 8 Football Tournament

May 27, 2015

**Batelco’s Sponsorship part of its Commitment to Youth and Sports**

Batelco, as part of its CSR commitment to Sports and Youth events is delighted to sponsor one of the team’s participating in the upcoming Nasser 8 Football Tournament. The Team, under the name of Batelco Gunners United is all set for the annual H.H. Nasser Bin Hamad Al Khalifa Football tournament, now in its 8th year. The event will take place at Shaikh Khalifa Sports City starting on 4 June.

Batelco Senior Manager Corporate Affairs Osama Al Saad presented the sponsorship cheque to Event Organising Committee Representative Shaikh Khalid bin Salman Al Khalifa during a meeting which took place at Batelco’s Hamala Headquarters. Also attending the meeting were Batelco Gunners United Team Captain Talal Yusuf and Team Manager Shaikh Ahmed bin Isa Al Khalifa.

The football tournament is expected to attract a wide following of sport fans, as well as a large number of non-professional talented football players from all over the Kingdom of Bahrain supported by some international football professionals. Great cash prizes await the winning teams.

“The football tournament will be very rewarding and entertaining for everyone involved. We are very pleased to provide support to Batelco Gunners United and wish them well in the tournament. Such endeavors which promote and hone the skills of local sportsmen are important to Batelco and we are delighted to be involved,” said Batelco Group General Manager Corporate Affairs Ahmed Al Janahi.

Shaikh Khalid expressed deep gratitude to Batelco Chairman, Shaikh Hamad bin Abdulla Al Khalifa and the company’s executive management for the generous support of the Team. He said that Batelco is a leading company in Bahrain that gives significant contributions to support initiatives for youths and sports, which in turn promotes this vital segment that embraces the Bahraini youths.