Khalifa Port to be official sponsor of Al Ain in AFC Champions League
The press conference was held at the Emirates Palace Hotel in Abu Dhabi and attended by HE Dr. Sultan Ahmed Al Jaber, Abu Dhabi Ports Company Chairman, HE Hamad bin Nukhirat Al Ameri,
Al Ain Football Club Board member, HE Mohammed Abdullah bin Bdoua, Al Ain Football Club Board member, and Mohammed Juma Al Shamisi, Abu Dhabi Ports Company Deputy CEO.
Commenting on the historic partnership, HH Sheikh Abdullah said: “The logo of the Abu Dhabi Ports Company, represented by Khalifa Port, will be on Al Ain’s first team player’s jersey during the AFC champions, commencing with Wednesday’s match with Al Hilal in group D matches. We are proud to have this name on our players’ chest, as they go out on the field on Wednesday, for the first time”.
The AFC champions League for Sheikh Abdullah represents a new opportunity for Al Ain fans to regain their presence in Asia through the AFC Champions and to show their exceptional initiatives and distinguished culture among countries competing for the AFC Champions League title.”
Asked about Al Ain’s determination to win the AFC Champions League title once again he answered: “we are always committed to show the best to honor UAE football in the AFC Champions League. We also will double our efforts for the best results this year”.
HE Dr. Sultan Ahmed Al Jaber said: “We are very happy for this cooperation with Al Ain Sports and Cultural Club, which reflects the company’s keenness to participate in all efforts aiming at enhancing the name and the position of the UAE regionally and internationally. Through this sponsorship we attempt to shed the light on the vital role Khalifa Port plays in the UAE and beyond.
He added: “this cooperation comes in accordance with our wise leader’s vision for supporting establishments and agencies to create new partnerships with the sports industry aimed at achieving higher sporting accomplishments and pursuing comprehensive development in the UAE.”