More than 320 people attended the first-ever Almoayyed Inter-company Football Tournament was held at the Wembley Football Courts in Adhari. The tournament comprised of five teams representing the Almoayyed group of companies – Y. K. Almoayyed & Sons, Ashrafs, Almoayyed Contracting Group, National Concrete Company and Almoayyed International Group.
The tournament was held in a round robin league format with the top two teams, Y. K. Almoayyed & Sons and Almoayyed Contracting Group squaring off each other in the finals. The team from Y. K. Almoayyed & Sons clinched the trophy in a closely fought final match. Members of the management and staff along with their friends and family members attended the tournament where a raffle draw with exciting prizes was also conducted.
Sports activities are being widely encouraged by various organisations in Bahrain. This is due to the sedentary lifestyle that many are leading and with the alarming rate of cardiac diseases being reported among expatriates.
This month, the biggest expat football league will also take place in Bahrain this month being by Al Kerlawi. The first four teams that qualify will play at the semi-finals taking place in May.