Thu 07-12-2017 15:54 PM

Mubadala official national supporter of FIFA Club World Cup UAE

ABU DHABI, 7th December, 2017 (WAM) -- Mubadala has signed a two-year partnership making it the official national supporter of the FIFA Club World Cup UAE 2017 and 2018.

This partnership with FIFA Club World Cup UAE bolsters the company’s goal of encouraging people across the UAE, especially youth, to stay fit and active as part of a healthy lifestyle.

Speaking on the signing, Aref Hamad Al Awani, Tournament Director of the Local Organising Committee, LOC, said,"Mubadala is a leading global investor and we are thrilled to welcome them as the official national supporter of the FIFA Club World Cup UAE 2017 and 2018."

"Mubadala has a history of developing sporting partnerships to the absolute benefit of the local community in Abu Dhabi. The UAE’s vision to be an international leader in sport is shared by the LOC and Mubadala, and we look forward to hosting two globally recognised football tournaments with them as a partner," he added.

Homaid Al Shimmari, Deputy Group CEO and Chief Human Capital and Corporate Officer at Mubadala, said, "The FIFA Club World Cup is one of the most sought-after trophies in club football. It brings together the world’s greatest teams to showcase their skills. Mubadala is proud to be the official national supporter for the 2017 and 2018 editions. Through our outreach programmes we aim to encourage members of the public to maintain an active and healthy lifestyle, helping them become well-rounded individuals who positively contribute to society."

The FIFA Club World Cup UAE is the 14th and 15th editions of the competition and will be co-hosted by Abu Dhabi and Al Ain cities.