Doha, 26 March 2023 - Director of Communication and Public Relations at the Aspire Zone Foundation Nasser Abdullah Al Hajri said that the 10th Ramadan Sports Festival will kick off on Tuesday, adding that the festival has become an annual tradition awaited by sports fans.
Speaking to Qatar News Agency (QNA), Al Hajri said that Aspire Zone Foundation's objectives in organizing the Ramadan tournaments are to discover individuals talented in various games and to provide an ideal environment for playing sports within its facilities.
He said that since its inception, the Foundation has been working on holding a number of community programs to raise society's awareness of the importance of physical exercise and adopting a healthy lifestyle, in addition to creating an individual and societal culture in which physical exercise forms an integral part.
Al Hajri said that the Ramadan Sports Festival will offer a wonderful sporting experience for all, and will include sporting events for women, in addition to a special event for Aspire Zone Foundation's female employees, in Aspire Park.
The Aspire Zone Foundation had revealed a few days earlier its events schedule which includes 8 sports, with the first event taking place on Tuesday from 21:30 until midnight and will continue until April 8.
Football competitions (men) are going to start at Al Bayt Stadium on Tuesday and will continue until April 8, as well as four-a-side football competitions (men) that will continue until April 1 on 5-a-side football pitches.
The Aspire ladies' gym, in cooperation with the Sports Lab Center, will host a futsal football event on Tuesday, lasting until April 2, while the women's volleyball competition will be held March 28 - April 2, in the volleyball hall covered by the Aspire Dome.
The festival is going to also include 3-way basketball competitions (men), starting on Wednesday until March 30, and a table tennis competition for people with special needs organized in cooperation with the Qatar Society for Rehabilitation of Special Needs, starting on April 1, as well as triple basketball competitions starting on April 3-4.