Manaseer Machinery Trading Signs on as First National Supporter of FIFA U-17 Women’s World Cup Jordan 2016
The Local Organizing Committee (LOC) of the upcoming FIFA U-17 Women’s World Cup has announced Manaseer Machinery Trading as the first National Supporter of the tournament, which is set to kick off in Jordan in September of this year. The Company’s backing of the tournament was formalized at a signing ceremony held at Manaseer Group’s headquarters on 27 April, 2016, in the presence of HRH Prince Ali Bin Al Hussein, Jordan Football Association (JFA) President, and Ziad Al Manaseer, Founder and Chairman of Manaseer Group. The National Supporter agreement was inked by Salah Sabra, the LOC’s Chairman and JFA Vice President, and Muin Qadada, Board Member at Manaseer Group.
As the first Jordanian company to officially pledge its support to the FIFA U-17 Women’s World Cup, Manaseer Machinery Trading will play an active role in the promotion of the tournament, building upon Jordan’s solid reputation as a rising football nation. In addition to providing financial support, Manaseer Machinery Trading will act as an ongoing presence in the run-up to and throughout the tournament, contributing to the LOC’s efforts to rally local community support behind the tournament and to increase public engagement in women’s sports.
“With the kick-off of the region’s first-ever FIFA women’s tournament rapidly approaching, we are counting on the involvement of all relevant stakeholders from across the public and private sectors, urging them to gather around this global national event and to contribute to the fulfillment of its desired goals,” Sabra said. “Jordan’s hosting of a sporting event of this magnitude is nothing less than a national achievement belonging to each and every Jordanian, and we welcome the support of Manaseer Machinery Trading, whose esteemed parent company Manaseer Group has not only had a transformative impact on the country’s economic landscape, but has also played an important role in the development of its football scene. With the support of the local community, we look forward to delivering a world-class event that will leave a lasting mark on the hearts of all Jordanians.”
In turn, Al Manaseer remarked, “Manaseer Machinery Trading is extremely proud to extend its support to this historic tournament, which represents an exciting moment for Jordanian football as well as the Kingdom as a whole. As a continuous supporter of local football tournaments and events, we were keen to contribute to the success of what is to be the biggest sporting event to occur in our nation’s history, viewing it as a natural step forward in our support of local athletes and the nation’s youth. Building for future generations is an integral part of Manaseer Group’s overall mission, and, by assuming a leading position in the support and advancement of this tournament, we aim to help create a lasting legacy for football in Jordan, particularly for women and girls.”