Ooredoo and Aspire Zone Foundation (AZF) have officially announced the third Ooredoo Temba Football Tournament, to be held between 20-28 March on Aspire Zone’s state-of-the-art five-a-side football pitches.
The Temba football tournament which is exclusively sponsored by Ooredoo is scheduled to feature 32 teams that will then be divided into two categories; football enthusiasts and corporate employees. Each team will comprise of one goalkeeper and four players. Participants will compete for a chance to win prizes and be named this year’s champions.
The last two editions were a huge success, with more than 160 football enthusiasts in Qatar enjoying the fun and competitive atmosphere.
“We expanded this year’s tournament by adding the corporate category due to the huge turnout and interest we have received from football enthusiasts during previous editions. The tournament tests talent and speed which stems from our unified vision in promoting a healthy active lifestyle amongst Qatar’s communities,” said Mr Nawaf Al-Ajwan, a member of the Organising Committee. “The world-class football pitches are designed to meet international and European criteria and incorporate advanced solar technologies. I invite everyone to come down and cheer for their favourite team.”
Males aged 18 years old and under can register on the Aspire Website.
*Update: Teams Drawn as AZF gets ready to kick-off the 3rd edition of the Ooredoo Temba Football Tournament
On Sunday, Aspire Zone Foundation (AZF) held a technical meeting with the Ooredoo Temba football tournament’s participating teams. The tournament is scheduled to kick off on Wednesday at the state-of-the-art five-a-side football pitches at AZF.
During the session, the tournament’s organising committee held a draw for the eight teams that will be divided into two categories. For category A, the competition will be between the following teams; Ramco, Qatar Insurance, Gulf Insurance and the Banks team. As for category B, competitions will be between Ooredoo, Bravo Design, Al-Kass TV.
In the category that will be open to footballing enthusiasts:
- Category A: Salt 1, Al-Adaam, Samla and the Jordanian Committee.
- Category B: Al Wajba, Al-Zaeem, Salt 2, and Qatar 2022.
Furthermore, the committee announced the awards for the top three teams:
- Winner: QAR12,500
- Second place: QAR7,500
- Third place: QAR5,000