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IPIC sponsors Women's Football Championship at the Armed Forces Officers Club (AFOC) Ramadan Festival

07 Jul 2014

The International Petroleum Investment Company (IPIC) sponsored the Women's Football Championship at the Armed Forces Officers Club (AFOC) Ramadan Festival, which is held under the patronage of His Highness Sheikh Mansour bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Presidential Affairs, annually.

11 teams from different countries around the world, including UAE, Nigeria, Algeria, Palestine; Netherlands, Kuwait, and Ukraine, participated in a thrilling championship.

The women's football championship is one of the biggest attractions of the festival. The final game drew a large crowd of football fans to see The Royal Team (sponsored by IPIC) beat Algeria’s Oran 3 – 0.

Abu Dhabi Sports Club (A) won the bronze medal after beating the Ukraine’s Blinchka, who finished fourth.

Amal Al-Hajri from The Royal Team won the Best-Player Award, whilst the Top Scorer Award went to Anna from the Ukrainian team. IPIC’s Best Goal Keeper Award went to Fatima Al-Zahra of Oran.

 

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