In support of Qatar National Sport Day and in line with its Corporate Social Responsibility, Al Khalij Commercial Bank (al khaliji) Q.S.C. , next generation bank, organised a Football Tournament, hosting a number of local and international corporate companies at Al Sadd Sports Club.

al khaliji’s 5-A-side Football Tournament, held on Saturday 14 February 2015, involved teams from various corporations and saw enthusiastic participation reflecting upon high levels of sportsmanship and positive team spirit between all competing groups.

Fahad Al Khalifa, al khaliji’s Group Chief Executive Officer said:

al khaliji is about building relationships and we believe this is the reason for our continued success. These events are an opportunity for us to let our valued clients know how much we appreciate their business and to engage in a healthy interaction with other corporations. This friendly competition further cements our relationships and strengthens our bond.’

A total of ten teams participated in the competition featuring Qatar Investment Authority (QIA), Qatar Development Bank, Ooredoo, Al Majed Group, Tasweeq QIPMC, Qatar Airways Company, The Mannai Corporation, and Ernst & Young, Gulf English School (GES) and a team from al khaliji Bank.

The first place was awarded to  Ooredoo, followed by  Ernst & Young in second place and Gulf English School in third place.

al khaliji has previously taken part in several initiatives to revive Qatar Sports Day, as part of the bank’s larger corporate social responsibility programme, which encompasses all facets of community development in Qatar, tackling environmental sustainability, social and cultural development, and humanitarian efforts.