UAE: Mapei holds first Dubai football tournament

Mapei’s first Dubai football tournament saw a selection of construction companies, including RMB, Al Falah Ready Mix, and CCC, compete against one another at Sportsmania in JLT

Mapei’s first Dubai football tournament was won by Ready Mix Beton (RMB).
Mapei’s first Dubai football tournament was won by Ready Mix Beton (RMB).

Mapei has hosted its first football tournament in Dubai.

The five-aside competition, which took place at Sportsmania in Jumeirah Lakes Towers (JLT), saw a selection of construction companies battle it out on the pitch.

A team from Ready Mix Beton (RMB) scooped first place. Players from Al Falah Ready Mix and Consolidated Contractors Company (CCC) came second and third, respectively.

Stefano Iannacone, regional managing director of Mapei Construction Chemicals, said: “I want to thank all [of this year’s] participants; the evening was truly enjoyable, the performing groups were excellent, and the audience turnout was unbelievable.

“Mapei has been devoted to the world of sport for a long time. Hard work and passion are the company’s main values, and [the same is true] for any sport professional or enthusiast. With the Mapei football tournament, we wanted to remind our local clients and community what we believe in, and [expect] this initiative to be a repeated success in the years to come.”

In addition to the top three teams, construction professionals from Danube, Isam Kabanni, Trojan, Beirut Building Materials (BBM), Emirates Marble, ALEC, JK White Cement, Floorworld, Mapei Doha, and Mapei Construction Chemicals also participated in the tournament.

Discussions concerning a tournament for 2018 are already underway, according to Mapei.

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