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 May 28.
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 aged 11 and up. Additionally, three competitions will run for women including squash, basketball, and volleyball.
“Our ‘QF Ramadan Sports 2017’ initiative aims to engage Qatar’s residents in sports and in staying active during the summer months, complementing the many exercise and recreation programs we run throughout the year,” said Mohammed Al Saoud, Head of Recreation Services at Qatar Foundation.
Ghanim Al Mohannadi, Deputy Chairman of QSports, added: “We’re excited to work with Qatar Foundation to organize 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 8:30pm – 1:30am, in 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 May 23. For more information and to register, please visit www.qf.org.qa/rec or www.qsports.qa