Bank So­har sup­ports open­ing of Mu­san­nah’s first sports school

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As part of on­go­ing com­mu­nity de­vel­op­ment ini­tia­tives, Bank So­har re­cently spon­sored the set­ting up of Ma­haraBaraam School, the first sports school in Mu­san­nah as a firm com­mit­ment to­wards Oman’s youth to en­sure the op­ti­mi­sa­tion of la­tent po­ten­tial and tal­ent.

The newly con­structed sports coach­ing fa­cil­ity was of­fi­cially in­au­gu­rated un­der the aus­pi­cious of Eng Ab­dul­lah Mo­hammed al Balushi, mem­ber of Shura Coun­cil rep­re­sent­ing Mu­san­nah, and Shaikh Qais Saeed al Jaradi, head of Ma­hara Foot­ball Team.

Rep­re­sent­ing Bank So­har at the of­fi­cial open­ing cer­e­mony was Ahmed Mo­hammed al Ajmi from the Mu­san­nah branch, who re­ceived a to­ken of ap­pre­ci­a­tion from the school for the bank’s sup­port.

Re­it­er­at­ing Bank So­har’s fo­cus on sim­i­lar com­mu­nity projects cen­tred around youth de­vel­op­ment, Khamis Ma­soud al Rahbi, se­nior AGM, Re­tail Bank­ing, Bank So­har, said, “We have al­ways been ded­i­cated to­wards sup­port­ing the com­mu­nity and var­i­ous sec­tor-wide ini­tia­tives which aim at de­vel­op­ing the po­ten­tial of ta­lented Omani youth, and have a strong his­tory of lend­ing con­sis­tent sup­port to or­gan­i­sa­tions and in­sti­tu­tions that work to­wards this goal. Much of our sup­port has been through spon­sor­ship of cul­tural ac­tiv­i­ties and ini­tia­tives, both lo­cally and re­gion­ally, that spot­light lo­cal tal­ent. We are proud to once again regis­ter our sup­port for the youth of Oman so that they are given the best op­por­tu­nity to learn and shine at the sul­tanate’s most pop­u­lar sport, soc­cer.”

Lo­cated in Ma­haraBaraam School, Mu­san­nah, the foot­ball field is ex­pected to be an im­por­tant train­ing ground for youth to master the es­sen­tials of soc­cer. Its long-term plans en­vis­age sig­nif­i­cant in­vest­ments in young, bud­ding ath­letes and pro­fes­sional play­ers as well as the set­ting up of a pro­fes­sional sports in­sti­tu­tion in the vicin­ity.

Dur­ing the open­ing cer­e­mony, guests were given a short in­tro­duc­tion into the new sports train­ing fa­cil­ity and its goals for young ta­lented ath­letes, fol­lowed by a show­case foot­ball match be­tween some of the stars from the na­tional foot­ball team and train­ers of the Ma­hara Foot­ball Team. As part of the cul­tural itin­er­ary for the evening, there was an en­ter­tain­ment show by stu­dents as well as ex­cit­ing com­pe­ti­tions for guests.

For more in­for­ma­tion on Bank So­har, visit www.bankso­har.net or call 24730000. You can also fol­low the bank on Face­book at www.face­book.com/ex­cel.banks ohar, on In­sta­gram at www.in­sta­gram.com/bankso­harex­cel or join the con­ver­sa­tion on Twit­ter.

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