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QF Recreation Center Team Wins Eljaish-QF Youth Football Cup

QF Recreation Center Team Defeats Evolution Sports Academy in the Finals

Qatar Foundation Recreation Center won the Eljaish – Qatar Foundation Youth Football Cup held recently at Awsaj Academy, after beating Evolution Sports Academy 4-1 in the final match. Future Football Academy came third after beating Qatar Academy-Doha 6-5. 

Eljaish’s First Team Manager Rashid Al-Kaabi, accompanied by QF Head of Recreation Services Mohammed Al Saoud, distributed the medals to the winning teams. Eljaish Sports Club presented a memorial shield to QF officials, in addition to a jersey signed by the players in a gesture of appreciation.

Seven teams from different schools and sports academies across Qatar took part in the tournament organised as part of Eljaish Sports Club’s corporate social responsibility. The tournament was held to find and develop the new junior football players, and to connect schools and clubs in Qatar.

Eljaish Sports Club players Yousuf Muftah, Ahmed Moein and Mohamed Methnani with team from Qatar Foundation Recreation Center

Participating teams include Qatar Foundation Recreation Center, Qatar Academy-Doha, Evolution Sports Academy, Premier League Academy, Future Football Academy, Pro Inter Soccer and QSports. As part of the competition, each team were joined by players from Eljaish’s first division football team, providing young players with an inspirational and educational experience.

Mohamed Methnani, a player at Eljaish Sports Club, said that such competitions contribute to the development of young players. Mourad Naji, another player at the club, commended the interest paid by the club to participate in community events, emphasising that this practice will yield fruitful outcomes for sports in Qatar generally, and for football in particular.   

Al-Kaabi, commenting on the tournament, said:

What is great about this tournament is that we have seen many promising players from different nationalities. We expect that these players will have a great future in the coming years.’

Al Saoud expressed his happiness for the resounding success of the event, commending the collaboration between Eljaish Sports Club and Qatar Foundation.

The tournament was aimed to promote the importance of team spirit and fair play, to spread the values of sport, discover talented players, and to foster a greater awareness about the importance of leading active lives.

Khamis Mubarak Al-Kuwari, Secretary General of Eljaish Sports Club, said the tournament observed the slogan of ‘Play for Glory’ under which the cup was held. He confirmed that the success of this tournament will inspire young players and hopefully encourage them to follow their dreams.

Eljaish Sports Club player Mohamed Al Jabri, with Evolution Sports Academy team

Al-Kuwari also expressed his gratitude to Qatar Foundation:

We hope to continue our collaboration in the future by sharing our experiences in different fields of sports, raising awareness of the importance of health and fitness to all children. We take pride in playing such a role in our community and endeavor to achieve our mission and fulfill our social responsibilities.’

For more information about the club and its initiatives, visit eljaish.com.

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