The second edition of Mubadala community football leagues kicked off on Sunday, the first of October 2017.
Mubadala-which is Abu Dhabi based Investment and Development Company, has been organizing this annual football tournament at Zayed Sports City main stadium and side playgrounds.
The 2017/18 edition has been inaugurated in the presence of Saud Karmistigi, the assistant director at Mubadala Development Company, and Ahmed El Messabi, Representative of Abu Dhabi Sports Council, and UAE football stars: Subait Khatir and Sultan Bargash.
40 teams divided into 4 groups, 10-team-a–group will take part in this two rounds league, with matches will be played from Sunday to Thursday weekly. .
HE Aref Hamad Al Awani, ADSC General Secretary commenting on the launch of the second edition of this league and said: “This is a very important community football leagues and comes within our partnership agreement with Mubadala, and our objectives to have a dynamic and healthy community.”
He added: “We at ADSC will do our utmost to support this leagues which will contribute very strongly to developing friendly ties amongst all competing teams and players.”
For his part, Humaid El Shammari, Investment committee, Deputy Group CEO & Chief Human Capital & Corporate Officer, said: “We are so proud of the successes of the first edition of this community football league, and for the wide and positive reactions from all walks of the community”.