Press Release (ePRNews.com) - AL QUOZ, UAE - Aug 28, 2016 - Over 1000 football fanatics took part in the largest 5-a-side football competition in Dubai organized by leading sports retailer Sun & Sand Sports this weekend. The epic ‘Conquer the Game’ tournament was held in Dubai at the Koora Dome in Oud Metha. The tournament kicked off on Friday at 8am and ended on Saturday at 2am, totaling a staggering 16 hours of continuous play. 180 local football teams battled it out to be the last team standing, fiercely competing together with “Abu Dhabi Team” emerging as the triumphant winners of the tournament.
Tournament winners were awarded 21,000AED of vouchers by Sun & Sand Sports and all who participated were given the chance to customize their team’s jerseys. Teams from all nationalities joined in the fun, with the event running on into the early hours of Saturday making for an emotional competition. Crowds of fans were present to cheer on the teams as many penalty shots, red cards and stunning goals created a tense and suspenseful atmosphere over the day. The Euros may be over, but the love for the game runs deep in the UAE! The exhilarating competition is part of Sun & Sand Sports’ wider commitment to encouraging members of the UAE community to live active and healthy lifestyles and participate in the sports that they enjoy.
Prior to the game, Sun and Sands Sports launched the interactive timeline about the history of the football boot which can be found here: https://blog.sssports.com/football-boot-history/#/
Keep up to date:
Sign up on our email newsletter here: https://en-ae.sssports.com/ Source :
Sun and Sands Sports