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2nd phase to start with fitness challenges
KUWAIT CITY, Feb 2: Kuwait International Bank (KIB) concluded the first phase of KIB The Stadium sporting initiative, crowning the winners of the GCC Masters Padel games following 5 days of continuous excitement. The first of-its-kind event, “KIB The Stadium” is organized by Suffix Events and comes as part of KIB’s dedicated patronage of Kuwait’s sporting culture, which is led by the Bank’s expansive social responsibility program. The first phase of “KIB The Stadium” kicked off on Wednesday, January 25, in a grand opening ceremony which inaugurated the first round of the Padel games and was held under the supervision of the Kuwait Padel Federation.
After an exciting final day of competitions, Abdullah Ahli and Omar Behroozian from the UAE were crowned as the winners in the male category, while Fatma Al-Nabhani and Sarah Al-Balushi from Oman were crowned as the winners in the female category.
Speaking on behalf of KIB as the Bank announced the winner, Assistant Manager – Marketing Department and Corporate Communication Unit, MarwaMaarafi, expressed her happiness with the positive results the first phase achieved on all levels, pointing to the unprecedented interaction on social media, as well as the large participation and remarkable presence of spectators from the public. She celebrated the success of this unique community initiative, and its achievement of the Bank’s development and social impact goals, on which it the sporting initiative was built and organized; with a vision that believes in the importance of such goals, and that strives to reach them for the benefit of the Kuwaiti society and its aspiring youth.
Maarafialso thanked Suffix Events for all the support it has provided and its immaculate organization of the event with constant follow ups to ensure the success of “KIB The Stadium” with international standards. She also thanked Food Buzz for helping bring the event alive with local F&B vendors and creating a community that supports such projects.
The second phase of “KIB The Stadium” is slated to commence within a few days with fitness competitions in a variety of sports activities, in which professional teams will compete. Announcing the winners would conclude the “KIB The Stadium” initiative, after having taken place for a period of two weeks. “KIB The Stadium” is an initiative organized under the auspices of the Bank, in its continuous endeavor to expand the scope of its pioneering social responsibility program, aiming to advance various fields in Kuwait, such as sports, arts, literature and health, and to develop them, in line with its motto, “Bank for Life”.
As a leading financial and banking institution in Kuwait, KIB always aspires for the prosperity of the community, and support and benefit talented Kuwaitis across multiple areas of interest and expertise. In its concluding remarks, KIB said that spectator entry tickets can now be purchased online via Suffix’s official website (suffix.events) under “KIB The Stadium”.