Bank Muscat, the leading financial services provider in the sultanate, recently inaugurated three football fields as part of its Green Sports programme to teams in Dhahirah governorate.
In line with the bank’s commitment to youth empowerment and community development, the bank celebrated the handover of a naturally greened field to the Dhahir al Fowars team in the wilayat of Yanqul in Dhahirah. The event was held in the presence of Khalid bin Khalifa al Farsi, the team manager. The bank also celebrated the opening of the naturally greened field of the Al Suleif Sport Team in the wilayat of Ibri.
The handover was attended by, Hamdan bin Sulayem al Mandhari, the team manager and other officials. A Green Field with artificial grass was handed over to the Falaj al Sidaireen Team from the wilayat of Yanqul in the third event, which was attended by Fahd bin Muhammad al Sudairi, the team manager.
Project completion certificates were handed over by Juma Khamis al Yaqoubi, regional manager – Dhahirah, Bank Muscat, to the respective teams at the events, which were organised in full compliance with social distancing norms.
Yaqoubi congratulated the management, players and fans of all the teams and said, “The landmark Green Sports programme from Bank Muscat has been encouraging Omani youth by providing green sports fields to develop their talents and skills. Through this landmark CSR programme, 107 Green Sports Fields have been handed over till date. These facilities also help in the organising of various sporting events and activities in communities all across the country.
“Bank Muscat is very happy to celebrate the opening of these new Green Sports Fields and wish the very best to all the teams.”
Bank Muscat continues to hand over more Green Sports fields to teams across the country as part of its efforts to support Omani youth and local communities. The bank has so far provided support to 123 sports teams across different governorates since the launch of the programme in 2012.
The facilities provided under the programme are used not only by the teams, but also by the local communities that they are based in. The support from the bank includes provision of natural grass, lighting systems or water desalination equipment.