MES students witness Emir Cup Final
21 May 2017 - 10:07
MES Indian School had the privilege of being the Emir Cup fans to witness both national and international soccer stars in action.
A total of 2,500 enthusiastic soccer fans of MES were among the excited spectators present to witness the match played between the two premier teams, Al Sadd and Al Rayyan in the full capacity at Khalifa International Stadium on Friday.
MES is one of the few expatriate schools to have been invited to witness the grand opening ceremony of First 2022 World Cup stadium. They extended its wholehearted support by enthusiastically participating with its entire team of staff students, and parents.
“This is the most opportune moment for our students to have a hands-on experience and to learn about footballing skills displayed at the highest professional level and enjoy the benefits of a healthy lifestyle derived from sports”, said the school Principal (Officiating), Hameeda Kadar.
The keenly-contested final of the Emir Cup 2017, which was preceded by the inauguration of the stadium itself, was an action-packed event with Al Sadd overwhelming Al Rayyan by 2 goals to 1.