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Bank Muscat announces support to Oman football team in Asian Cup

​MUSCAT, 07 January 2019 – The Oman national football team participating in the AFC Asian Cup championship presently underway in the UAE has received encouraging support from Bank Muscat, the flagship financial services provider in the Sultanate. Aimed at motivating the team and promoting the national game, the bank announced support for members of the National Team Fans Association attending the event to cheer the team. Oman will play its inaugural match tomorrow (Wednesday 9 January) against Uzbekistan. The following matches in the first round will be played against Japan and Turkmenistan. 

True to its commitment to supporting varied sporting activities in the country, Bank Muscat remains at the forefront in offering the required encouragement and support for the national team to put up their best efforts. As the nation’s leading financial institution, Bank Muscat aims to strongly convey the message of support to the national team so as to motivate others to follow suit and provide the required impetus for the team to excel in the game. The gesture towards Oman football is a reiteration of support for the youth in Oman.

Bank Muscat is a major supporter of the national football team in international tournaments. During all editions of Gulf Cup, Bank Muscat led by example being the first private sector institution to announce reward for the national team.

In keeping with the passion for football in Oman, Bank Muscat seizes every opportunity to promote the national game. Central to the bank’s social responsibility initiatives is the Green Sports initiative to promote Oman as a sporting nation in general and the national game of football in particular. The programme to green the playgrounds of teams across the Sultanate has gained wide popularity and the bank remains committed to supporting all deserving teams across the Sultanate to green their playing fields, aimed at raising sporting heroes for the country.

​​​ As the Sultanate participates in the Asian Cup championship, Bank Muscat joins the nation in wishing the team good luck and motivating them to lift the national honour to new highs by overcoming the challenges.