Qatar Foundation (QF) in partnership with QSports, has officially announced its Ramadan sports initiative ‘QF Ramadan Sports 2017’, which is set to kick off on 28 May.
The initiative boasts 11 different competitions, with men’s tournaments including super sixes cricket, basketball, indoor futsal, Ramadan Cricket Cup T-12 (MRE), tennis – singles and doubles, outdoor 7-a-side football, volleyball, and squash, which will also be open to younger players 11 years old and up. Additionally, three competitions will also be held for women including squash, basketball, and volleyball.
Head of Recreation Services at Qatar FoundationMohammed Al Saoud said that the QF Ramadan Sports 2017 Initiative aims to engage Qatar residents in sports and keep them active during the summer months, to complement the exercise and recreation programmes they run throughout the year.
Deputy Chairman of QSports Ghanim Al Mohannadi added that QSports is excited to work with Qatar Foundation to organise sports events for the public.
QSports has held Ramadan tournaments for the last five years, and I’m confident that teams will be excited to make use of the wonderful facilities available at Qatar Foundation.’
All games will be played in the evening, from 8:30 pm – 1:30 am, within Qatar Foundation’s state-of-the-art Recreation Center facilities. A range of exciting prizes will be awarded to the winning teams, in addition to medals and trophies.
‘QF Ramadan Sports 2017’ is open to all members of the community. Places will be limited to the first 12-16 teams in each sport who register before 23 May.