Play For Life football 2014 inaugurated

Shaikh Saif endorsed the pledge wall and took the first kick of the five-night tournament as he confirmed his support of the campaign’s healthy lifestyle message.



By (Wam)

Published: Tue 25 Mar 2014, 11:41 AM

Last updated: Tue 7 Apr 2015, 9:19 PM

Imperial College London Diabetes Centre’s ‘Play for Life Football 2014’ got off to a healthy start as Shaikh Saif bin Saeed bin Saif Al Nahyan led more than 320 players in a walk around the main stadium at Abu Dhabi’s Zayed Sports City.

Shaikh Saif was accompanied in the pre-tournament walk by Bashar Al Ramahi, ICLDC’s CEO, as well as the participating teams representing 16 of Abu Dhabi’s leading organisations.

Shaikh Saif endorsed the pledge wall and took the first kick of the five-night tournament as he confirmed his support of the campaign’s healthy lifestyle message.

“I thank everyone who has joined me tonight as together we place the spotlight on the importance of embracing a healthy lifestyle,” Shaikh Saif said.

Round one of Play for Life’s annual football tournament saw the top score come from SEHA who scored 12 goals throughout the 30-minute match against ICLDC.

Takreer also came down hard on Abu Dhabi Securities, beating them 5-1, as the last match of the day saw Injazat take Cleveland Clinic by surprise beating them by 4-0.


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