Football tournament for Indonesian children held

 29 Jan 2018 - 11:00

Football tournament for Indonesian children held

The Peninsula

DOHA: Indonesian children residing in Qatar took part in the Indoqapco Junior Football Tournament 2018 (IJFT) at Alreem football field, Al Reem Club, in Mesaieed, recently.  

The tournament was initiated and sponsored by Indonesian community working at Qatar Petrochemical Company (IndoQapco) in cooperation with Indonesian Embassy and its community association in Qatar (Permiqa),  the Qatar Football Association (QFA) and Indonesian Football Association in Qatar (IFQ). 

According to IndoQapco Chairman, Jazuli Ramadhan,  the tournament were followed by 338 Indonesian children from  26 football club teams of five categories of ages  such as U8, U10, U12, U14 and U16. 

The team competed for the trophies sponsored by Indonesian Ambassador to Qatar, Air Marshal (Ret) Muhammad Basri Sidehabi. 

While IJFT Head of Steering Committee, Mohamad Onny Vhonna, said that the main aim of the competition is to introduce football in early stage for children as one of sport activities, coaching and development the sportsmanship and physical fitness as well as to find out the football young talent from the early ages.  

Head of IJFT Organising Committee, Fathullah Adrai conveyed his gratitude and appreciation for the CEO of Qapco management, Dr Mohammed Yousef Al Mulla and Ahmad Yasseen Al Hammadi, Chairman of the Committee and HR Manager for their continues support since day one.

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