VIVA, Kuwait’s fastest-growing telecom operator, honored the best ten players who were selected to join the Real Madrid Soccer Academy Program. The honoring ceremony was held on Thursday, 26 March at the company’s head office in Olympia Towers.
Commenting on this occasion, Eng. Salman Bin Abdul Aziz Al-Badran, VIVA's Chief Executive Officer praised the players’ efforts during the training program: “We are proud to honor the talent of young players who participated in the training camp and demonstrated distinguished soccer prowess in a professional manner. I would like also to applaud the coaches and supervisors of the Real Madrid Academy who made tremendous efforts to enhance and develop the players’ capabilities to bring them to a higher technical level.”
“VIVA is committed to encouraging Kuwaiti youth to develop their talents and hone their skills, and the Real Madrid Academy program is just one of the many initiatives in which we are trying to support these young athletes in bringing them closer to their dream of becoming professional soccer players,” added Al-Badran.
The ten players, who were selected from the 400 players who passed the round of qualifications based on their soccer-playing skills in general, are: Jabr Sultan Al Shareef, Hussein Ali Hajieh, Abdulaziz Al Namsh, Anwar Badr Al Eissa, Mohamed Othman Al Sery, Badr Walid Al Qanaei, Yousuf Khaled Al Hamdan, Tarek Jasim Al Foudry, Raed Ahmad Al Shatti, and Yousuf Al Qallaf.
The winners will have the opportunity to join the Real Madrid Soccer Academy in summer and will be accompanied during the trip by trainers, supervisors, as well as VIVA officials who will ensure that they are taken care of during their travels.
VIVA is committed to supporting youth sport activities, showcase their promising talents, and improve their skills while contributing to the development of the Kuwait sports sector locally and internationally. VIVA will reveal to its customers many more exciting developments about its sponsorship of the Real Madrid Football Club as part of its commitment to improve its offerings by enriching the clients’ experience and delivering a higher level of customer satisfaction.