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.
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.
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.