AUB organise Ali Mansour Al Sarraf football tourney
Ahli United Bank (AUB) announced yesterday that it has organized the “Ali Mansour Al Sarraf” football tournament amongst its employees from various departments and branches. The competition, which runs from the 18th-22nd December, is taking place at the football pitch located at the Kuwaiti Lawyers Association. The tournament reflects the Bank’s overall commitment to a diversified range of sports activities, catering for its employees, developing their health as well as nurturing a healthy competitive environment.
The tournament has been hold for 4 hours daily throughout the duration of the competition from 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm, where a number of the Bank’s employees from Head Office and branches will compete to win the tournament’s cup. Teams have been formed of 6 players including a goalkeeper..
Naqeeb Amin AUB’s General manager of Human Resources said, “The competition comes as part of our core belief that our employees’ own health and safety is of paramount importance to the Bank, and are at the same time our most important asset that we continue to invest in. To that extent, we have launched this initiative which is in line with the Bank’s overall social responsibility drive, and its approach towards sponsoring a diversified range of sports activities, internally and externally. Furthermore, it serves to nurture a healthy competitive environment amongst working teams.”
Amin added, “The competition aim at communicating a clear message about the importance of practicing different sports, while also encouraging employees to manage their own health to benefit their personal as well as professional lives, and the wider society. The competition has been named “Ali Mansour Al Sarraf” after a member of staff in commemoration to his long service at the Bank, which has amounted to 63 years. The Bank embarked on this initiative to encourage employees from various departments come together The activity also provides the chance for female employees to compete in the tournament.
AUB has been a leader and strong advocate of sports activities, while supporting Kuwaiti athletes in international arenas. The Bank recently supported special needs athletes in the latest Paralympics which took place in Brazil.
KUWAIT: Ali Mansour Al Sarraf, Amer Najem the head of branches at AUB and Mrs Mariam Al-Mudhaf the head of employees relations celebrate with winner team .