QSports Celebrates 1600 Members in 6 Months, Confirms GO Sport as 2011/12 Season Sponsor
Submitted by: I-Newswire
Doha (OPENPRESS) December 14, 2011 - In less than a year of operation, QSports Leagues, Qatar's newest sports and social club, has just confirmed the registration of its 16 hundredth member on and also confirmed a major corporate sponsor.
Launched in June by Qatari entrepreneur Ghanim Al Mohannadi under the theme "have fun, get fit, make friends", QSports is Qatar's first organised recreational sports network and offers a variety of sports across the Doha area. Sports are open to all nationals and residents in Qatar include indoor and outdoor soccer leagues, tapeball cricket, volleyball and basketball.
Mr Mohannadi said "QSports runs 3 league seasons a year, so there are plenty of opportunities for everyone to sign up and play either as an individual or form a team with their friends or work colleagues." QSports season 1 is currently underway with over 900 athletes actively participating in various sports. Season 2 starts in March 2012 with registration expected to open before the new year. Anyone can sign up by creating an account on www.qsportsleagues.com
With season 1 in full swing, QSports also confirmed sports equipment retailer, GO Sport, as a headline sponsor for the 2011/2012 season.
"With the support of our Platinum sponsor, GO Sport, QSports plans to expand the range of sports on offer, including new leagues in 2012 for women and children. We want to be able to open up sports and fitness activities for all members of society. We believe our vision really fits with the ethos of Qatar. Hopefully, people will be inspired by the Arab Games to get involved with sports" said Mr Mohannadi.
GO Sport currently offers discounts for QSports members at the start of each season for apparel and equipment. Mr Andrew Fairall, General Manager of go sport said "We are pleased to support the QSports team and encourage grassroots sports in Qatar. QSports is offering something new and unique here and we fully endorse their goal to encourage the residents of Qatar to become more active."