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Ooredoo Supports Friends Cricket Club in 2018 Oman Cricket League

by Desmond Dallen

4 October 2018

 

Ooredoo Supports Friends Cricket Club in 2018 Oman Cricket League

 

Muscat, Oman

 

As part of promoting wellbeing and team-working through sports, Ooredoo is supporting the Friends Cricket Club (FCC) during this year’s Oman Cricket League.  Running until the end of March 2019, the league will host 75 company sponsored teams who will compete for the coveted first place as fans cheer them on at the cricket stadium in Al Amerat.

 

Raed Mohammed Dawood, Director of Government Relations and Corporate Affairs at Ooredoo, said: “We are very much part of the community and today cricket has a large following and recognition amongst the nation’s youth and sports enthusiasts. We see great potential in the FCC team and wanted to extend our support to them and help them fulfil their aspirations.”

 

Established in 2008, the Friends Cricket Club (FCC) has taken a major role in nurturing local talent in the ‘art of cricket’. Today, the Club hosts a variety of training programmes associated with the sport and has earned a spot in major tournaments across the country under the official league.

 

A true advocate of sports and its power to strengthen the ties that bind communities together, Ooredoo has supported numerous athletic activities and initiatives over the years. Working with both government organisations and private institutions, it has helped thousands of youth reach their full potential.

 

About Ooredoo Oman

  

Omani Qatari Telecommunications Company SAOG (“Ooredoo”) was founded and registered in the Sultanate of Oman in December 2004. It launched its service in March 2005 as the challenger mobile operator in Oman, originally operating under the name Nawras. The Company was awarded the second fixed licence in Oman in 2009, and launched its international gateway in April 2010, its corporate fixed and broadband services in May 2010, and its residential fixed and broadband services in June 2010. Since 2010, Ooredoo has been an integrated services telecommunications operator and is currently serving over 3 million customers across the Sultanate. Following a successful IPO on 1 November 2010, Ooredoo is listed on the Muscat Stock Market (MSM) under the “ORDS” ticker. Ooredoo is majority owned by Ooredoo Q.S.C. and also has a number of significant Omani shareholders which ensures that the company is strongly integrated into the Omani society. Ooredoo has won a number of awards including Best Telecommunications Company at the Arab Achievement Awards 2016, International Finance Magazine’s Most Customer Friendly Telecommunications Provider 2017, Best Digital Experience at the Customer Experience Management in Telecoms awards 2017 and Best National Network Operator at the Telecoms World Middle East Awards 2018.

 

 

Twitter: @OoredooOman

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About Ooredoo Group

 

Ooredoo is an international communications company operating across the Middle East, North Africa and Southeast Asia.  Serving consumers and businesses in 10 countries, Ooredoo delivers the leading data experience through a broad range of content and services via its advanced, data-centric mobile and fixed networks.

 

Ooredoo served 164 million customers and generated revenues of USD 8.9 billion as of 31 December 2017. Its shares are listed on the Qatar Stock Exchange and the Abu Dhabi Securities Exchange.

 

 

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