Barwa Bank kicks off National Sports Day with football tournament finals

Doha, 15th February 2014 - Barwa Bank, Qatar's fastest growing Shari’ah compliant financial  services provider, celebrated National Sports Day with the Barwa Bank Group (BBG) interdepartmental six-a-side football finals, with family and friends invited to join together and show their support, at Al Wakra Sports Club on Tuesday.

 The day got off to an energetic and highly competitive start seeing the culmination of a football tournament, launched earlier this year for all BBG employees and their sons under 18 years old. The finalists Financing Operations v’s Human Resources battled it out for first place with Financing Operations winning the tournament. This was followed by First Finance in third place and Sales Team in fourth place.

 Steve Troop, Barwa Bank CEO commented on the day’s proceedings, “We’re delighted to see our employees’ and their families join together in the uniting spirit of sport. The health of Qatar’s citizens and residents is an important pillar of Qatar’s National Vision 2030 and we are committed to doing all we can to support this objective.Today’s activities not only encourage our employees to pursue a healthier lifestyle but also offer the opportunity to work together as a team, outside the office. ”