UAE Friendship Cup Cricket Tournament will kick off on February 2nd
At Shrajah Cricket Stadium.
For the Cricket Lovers, it will be reviving Old Memories with a new Cricket Tournament at Sharjah Cricket Stadium
Under the patronage of Sheikh Faisal bin Khaled Al Qassimi, ARBA Sports Services (LLC) in association with Safety Ambassadors Council of Dubai Police announced a thrilling Cricket Tournament: UAE Friendship Cup (which will be held on 2nd, 3rd and 4th of February, 2022) at Sharjah Cricket Stadium. This announcement coincides with ‘Most Beautiful Winter in the World’ campaign launched by HH Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum to consolidate UAE as a single tourist destination.
The announcement was done by Mr.Amin Pathan, along with Mr. Aslam Gurukkal and Mr. Noufal Qudran at a Press Conference held at Shangri-la Hotel Ballroom which was attended by representatives from Safety Ambassadors Council of Dubai Police, Positive Spirit Initiative of Dubai Police along with media representatives of Press, TV, Radio channels and Social Media including Jannat Zubair, Social Media Brand Ambassador of UAE Friendship Cup who has a fan following of 39.3 million on instagram, and more than 2 million on Facebook.
The four teams participating in this tournament are: India Legends (Indian Former Cricketers Team) led by Mohd. Azharuddin, Bollywood Kings (Bollywood Celebrities Cricket Team) led by Suneil Shetty, Pakistan Legends (Pakistan Former Cricketers Team) Led by Imran Nazeer, and World Legends (World 11 Cricketers Team) led by Ajantha Mendis.
Seven Cricket Matches would be held in three days (2nd, 3rd and 4th of February 2022) at Sharjah Cricket Stadium.
Speaking at the conference, Amin Pathan (Chaiman – ARBA Sports Services) described the UAE Friendship Cup as a golden opportunity to some talented and terrific cricket players to expose their abilities to the world. He commented “UAE Friendship Cup is intended to conduct with an aim to enrich many young cricket players, support cricket players, and provide seamless entertainment to cricket fans. The main aim in honouring different teams for their bravery during Covid-19 pandemic is to promote the culture of social work in the society for the sake of humanity.
Aslam Gurukkal, Managing Director and CEO of ARBA Sports Services indicated, the UAE Friendship Cup represents a sublime and expressive message of the high values inherent in us, and will supplement more fondness and much value to the exceptional bond and love between all the countries as sports and entertainment always bring people together building healthy relationships. He also said; “We are conducting the competition to show our reverence and love towards the game of cricket. UAE Friendship Cup will be great chance for everyone to witness some nerve-racking cricket matches in an international cricket stadium.”
Operations Director at ARBA Sports, Noufal Qudran confirmed, UAE Friendship Cup will be a great opportunity for fans and players to retrieve their memories of some great matches played at Sharjah Cricket Stadium. He also said, “The tournament will be a fantastic paradigm for the unbreakable friendship between UAE, India, Pakistan, and the rest of the world. Heroic efforts of all those involved in keeping everyone safe during the pandemic shall be appreciated at the awards ceremony. I believe, awarding these heroes is considered loyalty and gratitude for the golden thumbprints in dedication to serve the humanity.”
Detailed plan of UAE Friendship Cup’s Organizing Committee along with COVID19 safety precautions protocol for the Championship was presented by Huzaifa Ibrahim (Head of Organizing Committee). He commented, the UAE Friendship Cup embodies the interest in presenting constructive ideas to build a strong cohesive community, promote the positive and athletic spirit, motivating the public to interact with each other and play an active role in benefiting the society to create a better future for generations to come. He described the social service awards as acknowledging the important role of Front Line heroes during the Pandemic which represents an honourable image of the Emirati Society which has dazzled the World with its many experiences in different areas. The awards will be an important tool to motivate everyone to participate in serving the country by being part of different social service and volunteer programs of the UAE Government. He added “Social Service plays an important role in enhancing a sense of national identity and self-satisfaction, increasing self-confidence and values of belonging and loyalty to all principles inspired by the Wise Leadership of the UAE that urges us to do everything that paves the way for Nation’s Advancement, and sustainability of its Development.
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