In cooperation with MICCO Logistics, TDE and Seabed Geosolutions SAS, Abu Dhabi Ports has launched its Fourth annual stakeholders Five-a-side football tournament.
Abu Dhabi Ports (A) team won the opening match 5 – 1 against Emirates Steel team, while MICCO Logistics team won 2 – 1 against Etihad Rail team. Prior to the launch of the tournament, Abu Dhabi Ports organized an exhibition match between the company team and the UAE’s “Irada team”, representatives of the UAE at the Special Olympics World Games.
23 teams are participating in the tournament, representing Abu Dhabi Ports’ partners from the public and private sectors. Teams will play the tournament in five groups that were drawn up earlier, in accordance with rules and regulations of International Socca Federation in cooperation with Abu Dhabi Sports Council.
The first five-team group comprises Abu Dhabi Ports (A); Department of Economic Development; Department of Culture and Tourism – Abu Dhabi, Emirates Steel; Sea Ports Division – Zayed Port Center.
The second group comprises Abu Dhabi Ports (B), Department of Transportation, General Directorate of Customs – Abu Dhabi and Bin Hamoodah Auto. The third group includes: Abu Dhabi Food Control Authority, “Saha”, COSCO Shipping Company and Emirates Nuclear Energy Corporation, and the fourth group includes: Federal Authority for Land and Maritime Transport, Etihad Rail, ADVOC, Sky News Arabia and MICCO Logistics. The fifth group includes Abu Dhabi Municipality, Musanada, the Department of Civil Defense, National Marine Dredging Company and Amana.
The stadium will host 4-5 matches every day for three weeks. The top three teams will be awarded valuable prizes, in addition to Best Player, Best Goal Keeper and Ideal Team awards.