Qatar Football AssociationCSR
12.11.2018 14:51 in :

DOHA: The Indian Schools League, sponsored by the Qatar Football Association (QFA) and the Indian Sports Center, kicked off last Thursday.

Backing the new event underlines QFA’s social responsibility initiatives that take place on a regular basis every year.

This tournament is the result of the partnership between the QFA and various community groups in the country.

QFA attaches great importance to its social responsibility projects and ‘Vision 2021’ that clearly states involving sports events among dozens of communities residing peacefully in the country.

The Indian Schools Championship will be held between Indian school students between the ages of 12 and 14. Doha Stadium will host the tournament, which will be held from 8 to 25 November with kick off times set for 8:30 am start.

The matches will last for 30 minutes while each team will consists of seven players in each age group.

Continuing to support and coordinate with the Indian Sports Center, and to encourage the establishment of football tournaments and festivals, the QFA provides the necessary support to ensure the success of the tournament by providing stadiums and training facilities. Support also comes in the shape of referees, football and technical help.

“We are proud to have partnered with the Indian Sports Center to organize the Indian Schools Championship for students under the age of 12 and 14,” Khalid Mubarak Al Kuwari, Director of Marketing and Communication, QFA, said in a statement.

“We are committed to supporting all the communities in Qatar. We support every community that shares and promotes values ​​of cooperation and coexistence,” he added.

Al Kuwari added: “Our participation on this occasion is a great opportunity to introduce the various communities in Qatar to football. QFA has close relations with the Indian community and the Indian Sports Center.”

He concluded by saying: “Our relationship with all communities in general and the Indian community in particular falls within the framework of the sport we love. We seek to develop and create programs and events with them where QFA is keen to support all members of the communities.”

Mr. Mohammed Bukhari, Chairman of the Indian Sports Center, said he valued the close cooperation between the QFA and the Center.

“The organization and success of the Indian Schools Championship is the strongest proof of our relationship,” he said.

“We are pleased that our cooperation continues and we are pleased to have noble initiatives to support Qatar’s national vision and to support the QFA’s ‘s program linked with social responsibility initiatives,” he said.

“Our plans are to serve the people of the Indian community in Qatar. We are very interested in all aspects of promoting football among foreign communities at all levels,” he said.