Published On: Wed, 10 Feb 2016


2016 Sport dayMesaieed: As part of its social responsibility towards the community and in tune with the Qatar National Sports Day vision to promote a culture of sport in the society, Qatar Fertiliser Company (QAFCO) on the fifth anniversary of Qatar National Sports Day (QNSD) planned an eventful sports day.

Dr. Hamed Al-Marwani, Chief Administration Officer (CAO), QAFCO, said, “At QAFCO, The National Sports Day is an occasion to encourage sports among our staff and their families.” He further said, “QAFCO devotes particular attention to sports activities and has duly allocated to its employees modern gym facilities equipped with all necessary equipment and sports aids that suit various levels and ages.” 

Meanwhile, Mr. Ibrahim Al-Jaidah, QAFCO Public Relations Manager, said: “In line with our government’s vision, to promote the role of sports as an integral part of the lifestyle, we have organized an active sports program that includes many integrated sports activities.”

The National Sport Day celebrations at Qafco started early morning on Tuesday, February 9, 2016, at the premises of the company club, Al-Banush. They were categorized as Team Games: Football; Track & Field Games: Shot-put, Discuss Throw, 50mts Race, 100mts Race, 2000mts Race; Kids Game: Lemon & Spoon, 50mts Race, 100mts Race, & Shoot the Basket.

At the end of the Sports Day celebration, participants were honored by special gift items and awards.

Qafco sports activities are not strictly confined to the company employees, but they extend further to organizing matches with sports teams of the neighboring companies and with residents of Mesaieed Industrial City. Since long time ago, QAFCO has been holding prestigious sporting tournaments that attract an enormous public of amateurs and professionals. Young athletes, spectators, and interested fans eagerly await and look for Qafco tournaments now and then.