Midmac defeat Outlook in Workers Cup Final
DOHA: Midmac Contracting Co. clinched the title of the third edition of the Workers Cup 2015 after defeating Outlook 6-4 on penalties in the final match played on Friday 9th of April atThani Bin Jassim Stadium.
Gulf Contractors wonthird place after defeating Muwasalat by a single goal in a tight game.
The final match of the Workers Cup was attended by Mr. Hassan Al-Thawadi, the General Secretary of the Supreme Committee for Delivery & Legacy, Mr. Hani Ballan, the CEO of the Qatar Stars League as well as Mr. Mansour Al Ansari, the General Secretary of Qatar Football Association. There was also a huge crowd at the stadium which exceeded 4000 spectators.
The match was tough and exciting from both sides as the match witnessed a strong contest to win the coveted title.
After the match, Mr. Hassan Al-Thawadi proceeded with the coronation of Midmac with the Cup trophy, whilst Mr. Hani Ballan granted the runners-up Outlook with the silver medals. Mr. Mansour Al-Ansari honoured Gulf Contractors with the bronze medals.
Midmac then received the tournament’s prize money of 25000 QR, Outlook took home 20,000 QR and Gulf Contractors received 15000 QR.
The match ended in a 2-2 draw. Outlook took the lead in the 2nd minute, then Midmac equalized on 13th minutes. Outlook then took the lead again with their second goal on the 24th minute to end the first half with a one goal advantage.
At the beginning of the second half Midmac equalized again to force the match to penalties.
The penalty shoot was a tense affair which ended 6-4 in Midmac’s favour.