AUB or­gan­ise Ali Man­sour Al Sar­raf foot­ball tour­ney

Kuwait Times - - SPORTS -

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 .

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