Aspire Zone gears up for a “new wave of sporting activities”


After the celebration of National Sports Day, the Aspire Zone Foundation (AZF) said its team of logistics experts had resumed preparations for a wider range of events for all family members at its facilities. .
With activities available to all community members throughout the year, events taking place next month include the second Aspire International Kite Festival, the 2018 Esrar Race and the Temba Tournament, said. AZF in a press release.
The celebration of National Sports Day 2018 at Aspire Zone, the largest of its kind in the country, brought together some of Qatar’s most important local and private government organizations, attracted thousands of visitors and marked another key event. successful for the Aspire Zone Foundation, ”the statement noted.
This year’s National Sports Day program featured several key sporting events, including the fun run, the staff walk, and the staff volleyball tournament. The latter was followed by HE the Minister of Culture and Sports Salah bin Ghanem bin Nasser al-Ali and the Secretary General of the Supreme Committee for Delivery and Inheritance Hassan al-Thawadi, as well as senior members of AZF .
The Aspire Academy team won this year’s tournament. The team members included Abdallah al-Afifi, Hassan al-Janahi, Ismaeel AlSheeb, Mohamed Abu Wattfa, Isa Haji, Ahmed al-Lahori, Saleh Albriki and Ghassan Alyahri. The team was led by Ali Sultan Fakhroo, Badr al-Hay and Khalid al-Hamar.
Experts from “Football Performance and Science” organized demonstrations of football skills on the indoor football pitch. A series of entertaining multi-skill activities have been organized for boys and girls as well as teamwork challenges that promote teamwork and cooperation.
The final matches and awards ceremonies of the Aspire Football Tournament were also held at Outdoor Pitches 2, 3 and 5 of the Aspire Zone as part of the celebration of National Sports Day 2018, including separate competitions. between teams of young people from three age groups (2006, 2007 and 2010). years of birth) of Aspire and registered teams of the Qatar Football Association.
The winners of the competitions were Muaither SC (2006 age group), Al Gharafa SC (2007) and Team Aspire (2010).
Elaborating on upcoming events, AZF has announced that it will unveil the second Aspire International Kite Festival – a three-day show that will take place at Aspire Park for the second year in a row – from March 6 to 9. Thousands of visitors are expected to attend this year’s Aspire International Kite Festival, the statement said.
AZF also announced the launch, together with the Kite Festival, of a competition for amateur and professional photographers in Qatar. This is done in collaboration with the Qatar Photographic Society. Entrants will compete for a chance to win prizes and the honor of being crowned the winner of the 2018 Aspire International Kite Festival Photography Competition.
Meanwhile, Esrar’s race is back by “popular demand,” AZF said. The 5km obstacle course, which tests participants’ mental and physical strength, returns for the second year to Aspire Park on March 23-24, 7:30 am-11am. The event is co-organized by AZF and the various sporting events management company. It is sponsored by the Mövenpick Hotel Al Aziziyah Doha.
In addition to the open category for men’s and women’s individual competitions, this year’s version will also include the team relay category for friends and family looking to support each other. Interested participants can register for the race on the official Aspire Zone website,
AZF will also launch the second edition of the Temba tournament on its five-a-side football pitches in March. A large number of teams made up of football enthusiasts will participate.
Further details on the competition will be revealed at a later date on AZF social media or via the Life in Aspire website and smartphone app.


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