Kuwait Telecommunications Company – stc, a world-class digital leader providing innovative services and platforms to customers, enabling the digital transformation in Kuwait, announced that it is sponsoring the second Al Qabas Ramadan Padel Tournament. The tournament is considered to be one of the largest tournaments of its kind during the Holy Month of Ramadan, and comes as an additional initiative under stc’s 2023 Ramadan campaign with the slogan, “Generosity in your hands” in line with our comprehensive and extensive CSR agenda.
The padel tournament will take place from March 28th till April 5th at the Padel Time courts in Al Ardhiya, where participating teams will battle it out for the winning title. This year there will also be a guest appearance by professional Argentinian padel player, Fernando Belasteguin. Belasteguin, who is one of the top ranked padel players in the world, will be playing against the winning team in a friendly match during the closing ceremony. Registrations for the tournament once again closed in record time considering the high demand from local athletes to compete in such competitions. Throughout the entire tournament, Al Qabas will be reporting on the action at the padel grounds through its social media platforms while engaging with players and fans.
In its capacity as a main sponsor, stc is set to extend a warm welcome to all participants and attendees of the upcoming tournament. The Company will be present with its ‘stc village’, where it will also be distributing valuable prizes to the victorious players while showcasing its range of cutting-edge digital and telecom solutions. stc sponsored the tournament for the second year in a row considering the growing community surrounding the widely popular sport. As digital pioneer and telecom leader, the Company strongly supports initiatives that engage and bring the community together in an exciting atmosphere.
The initiative organized by Al Qabas aims to provide athletes and participants with a thrilling experience in a family fun-filled environment during the month considering the important role sports play in Ramadan amongst the community. The values behind the tournament also fall in line with stc’s theme this year, which focuses on embedding values that will help shape and empower the younger generation to prosper in the future.
Danah AlJasem, General Manager of Corporate Communications at stc, said, “We are proud to collaborate with Al Qabas once again and participate as the main sponsor of the Al Qabas Ramadan Padel Tournament for 2023 and we look forward to witnessing the thrilling tournament held throughout this Ramadan with fans supporting their favorite teams. Our participation in this initiative reflects stc’s support towards sports, which is part of our strategic pillars within the CSR agenda, and is strengthened through our contribution in various activities that promote a healthy lifestyle and encourage young athletes to focus on mental and physical activities that build vital skills such as teamwork, strategic thinking, and coordination.”
AlJasem added, “We are eagerly anticipating the exciting tournament that will take place during Ramadan, where we expect to see enthusiastic fans cheering for their beloved teams. Our goal is to promote a socially responsible and active culture by supporting interactive events across all sectors of our community. As pioneers within our sector, we try to collaborate with various entities who are also leaders themselves within their fields. By doing so, we not only enhance the quality and effectiveness of our initiatives, but also foster greater community engagement, resulting in a more impactful and enduring outcome. Our sponsorship of the Al Qabas Ramadan Padel Tournament for 2023 stems from the fact Padel is now widely a popular sport making it one of the most played sports in Kuwait today.”
AlJasem concluded, “This comes in line with stc's vision and keenness to keep pace with the latest trends in the local market and the rapid developments in the digital world. As a pioneer in the field of communications and information technology stc is committed to enriching people's lives in meaningful ways, whether through our diverse range of solutions and services, or hosting of various events that entertain and bring the community together for a good cause.”
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Source: Press Release