EMIRATES ISLAMIC KICKS OFF "EMIRATES ISLAMIC NATIONAL SCHOOL LEAGUE - FOOTBALL" WITH 77 TEAMS
14 October 2015
The "Emirates Islamic National School League ? Football" championship kicked-off recently in Dubai and Abu Dhabi.
77 teams from 49 schools across the UAE, comprising under 16s & under 14s, are participating in the championship, with more than 350 games taking place over the next four months.
Commenting on the initiative, Jamal Bin Ghalaita, CEO, Emirates Islamic said, "Football is the nation's most beloved sport and we are delighted to bring this football league to the youth, giving them an opportunity to participate and showcase their skills in the first Emirates Islamic National School Football League. This is part of our overall commitment to support community initiatives and promote an active and healthy lifestyle through football."
Seen here in the picture are a number of young footballers at the championship kick-off.