The format builds on the success and popularity of the previous three years QSports Ramadan Sports programmes and this year includes six different sporting activities for the residents of Qatar to join and enjoy.
QSports Manager of Operations, Red Hererra, said:
‘It is a great opportunity for sports fans to continue to be involved during the month of Ramadan. Based on the success of last year and the feedback we had from participants we have again expanded the number of sports tournaments that we offer to men and women.’
The format follows the standard QSports approach of offering a variety of sporting tournaments open to all but with all the games being played during the evening (after the breaking of the daily fast) and with the tournaments being concluded before the Festival of Eid.
Sports open to men include Indoor cricket, basketball, Futsal, and outdoor seven a side mini-football, 11-a-side Football and volleyball while 2 tournaments will be held for women including basketball and volleyball.
QSports Chairman, Ghanim Al Mohannadi, said:
We are very respectful of this holy month and recognize that it is an important time for reflection and discipline – however we also want to ensure that people stay physically as well as spiritually healthy and therefore QSports continues the tradition of offering a variety of sports tournaments for the residents of Qatar.’
QSports currently has over 10,500 registered sports enthusiasts in Qatar taking part in over 12 different sports organised by QSports throughout the year. For the Ramadan sports programme, team can win exciting prizes that will be awarded through QSports partners and sponsors of the Ramdan sports programme.
The full set of sports includes:
- Basketball – Men
- Indoor Cricket – Men
- Indoor Futsal – Men
- Outdoor 7-aside Mini Football – Men
- Outdoor 11-aside Football – Men
- Volleyball – Men
- Basketball – Women
- Volleyball – Women
QSports is a new generation sports and event management company, established in Qatar in 2011. The company organises, markets, and develops recreational and social sports programmes for children, adults and corporate clients in Qatar. QSports services include intra-company sports programmes and intra-industry sports leagues, events, international and local tournaments in addition to open sports leagues and sports-related special events for the general public.
For more information or registration, visit QSports’ website.