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KUWAIT CITY, April 20: As part of its commitment to its community strategy and pioneering role in supporting Kuwaiti sports,Burgan Bank concludes its sponsorship of the Women’s Football Tournament in its fifth edition during Ramadan. The sponsorship of the tournament, which has been organized by Eighty Percent since 2016,falls under the umbrella of the Bank’s comprehensive social responsibility program and its Ramadan campaign launched under the slogan “Driven by Kindness”.
The tournament, which took place at the outer courts of Jaber Al-Ahmad International Stadium, witnessed the participation of nine teams, including the players of the first Kuwaiti women’s national under-17 team, in addition to all government club teams. Burgan Bank’s sponsorship of the tournament comes under the umbrella of its ongoing focus on sports within the community; as the Banks seem to elevate the sector and promote sporting events and events. This initiative in particular was an opportunity to empower female athletes in the country, helping foster greater engagement and participation in female sports across society.
Commenting on this sponsorship, Kholoud Redha Al-Feeli, Group Head of Marketing and Communications at Burgan Bank, said: “At Burgan Bank, we continue to reaffirm our commitment to fulfilling our responsibilities, especially regarding efforts to empower women in the sports sector. We also focus mainly on initiatives that provide an opportunity to nurture the skills of young sports talents among women, enrich their experiences and develop their potential.”
She added: “By renewing our sponsorship of this local sporting event, we affirm our keenness to continue providing our support to ambitious athletes and official national bodies that seek to contribute to raising the status of Kuwaiti sports and enhancing the role of women in it. Moreover, we all hope to turn the tournament into a regional Arab championship with the participation ofall women’s teams and clubs specialized in football.”
It is worthy to note that Burgan Bank spares no effort in providing support to all talents in various fields, especially the sports sector. This comes as part of the Bank’s holistic social responsibility program that aims to provide all members of society with a distinguished experience through its contribution to innovative and attractive initiatives and programs. These initiatives and programs, which are held all year long, involve all segments of society and invest in talents