Volkswagen Behbehani, recently held the fifth annual Volkswagen Junior Masters Middle East Championship in Kuwait. Organized on an annual basis for the fifth year, the Junior Masters Tournament is a Volkswagen group initiative through which Volkswagen Behbehani sponsors and supports a youth tournament aimed at boys under the age of 13 who compete in regional qualification rounds in the GCC.
Teams from local clubs and sport academies from Kuwait took part in a local first-round football knockout stage from which two teams, Kuwait Club qualified as 1st runner up for the second consecutive year and Aljahra Club as 2nd runner-up. The qualifying teams will head to Dubai to compete in the regional championship where the first and second place teams from Kuwait will be competing against the other first and second teams from neighboring GCC countries.
Commenting on the Volkswagen Junior Master Tournament, Abdullah Ali, Volkswagen Behbehani General Manager, Kuwait, said: “The Volkswagen Junior Masters tournament is now in its fifth year in the Middle East and aims to bring together talented players, under the age of 13, who are passionate about football and enjoy being part of the team. The tournament is one of the largest of its kind organized worldwide and Volkswagen Behbehani is proud to present to our younger generation with a platform where they can exhibit and practice their favorite sport skills amongst other talented young athletes from all over the world. We wish the Kuwait team best of luck as they proceed to Dubai for the set of next rounds.”
The objective of the Junior Masters Tournament falls in line with Volkswagen Behbehani’s commitment to the society as it continuously strives to promote initiatives designed for the well-being of younger generation. Volkswagen Behbehani encourages and supports youngsters interested in the “people’s sport,” football, to participate in up-coming matches held in an exciting and competitive environment.
The team qualifying as the Middle East winner will represent the region at the Junior Masters World Championships in a friendly match, taking place in France.