It was a great show of team spirit when the ABA FORWARD Team participated in the special relay race organized for them at the 11th ABA Olympic Day, one of the biggest annual attractions for ABA Group staff members.
The 11th Olympic Day hosted by Ali Bin Ali Group to mark Qatar’s National Sport Day took place at Doha’s Al Arabi Sports Club on February 13, amid much fanfare and with the participation of almost 4,000 employees and their families.
The relay race organized for the FORWARD team was exclusively meant for those involved in the project. Team members from HR, Admin, IT, PMO, QQP, Finance and Shared Services gathered for an exciting show on the track. The 400-meter race required each member of the team to run 100 meters and pass on the baton to the next member.
While all the four teams gave their best shot, Team QQP, including Junaiz Odakkal, Frank George, Sirikanda Raja Periyasamy and Manura Prasanga, emerged the winners. Each member of the victorious team won attractive gift vouchers from Monoprix.
An exciting show of skills was on display on the pitch as Ali Bin Ali Group held the 14th ABA Cricket Tournament in Qatar recently. The event, through which ABA Group upheld its continued commitment to sports, was won by the ABA Beverages team – Pepsi.
Besides being one of the biggest conglomerate is Qatar, ABA Group provides every possible chance to its employees to grow and realize their potential.
This year, the ABA Cricket Tournament was held at the Careem Cricket Ground from April 13 to 15. A total of 16 teams participated in the keenly contested tournament and the matches were played with great enthusiasm and team spirit.
The ABA Beverages team – Pepsi – emerged victorious by defeating the defending champions, the combined team of International Agencies (IA) and Prime Consumer Products (PCP).
Mr. Mohammed Imran, General Manager for Dohatna, was the chief guest at the tournamnet. Speaking about the event, Mr. Imran said: “It is always a pleasure to watch such exciting tournaments. We are impressed with the kind of response this event generates and happy that our company encourages such sporting activities.”
The excitement generated by the cricket tournament was felt by the fans and spectators who attended the event. The teams ensured that the fun atmosphere was matched by some quality cricket on the field, much to the delight of the game’s followers in Qatar.