The Hamad and Mohammed bin Nasser 5-Aside Football Championship 2017, the qualifying tournament of the F5WC Finals, which is being hosted and organized by the High Organizing Committee of the Nasser 10 Committee and Footballization will kick off today.
Matches will start at 5:00 PM on the outdoor football fields of the Bahrain Football Association after the draw results that saw 32 teams divided into 8 groups.
The draw results are as follows:
- Group A: Al Wehda, Al Riffa Al Sharqi, Internazionale and Salcete United Sports.
- Group B: Crystal Palace, Al Marhom Mohamed Bu Ali Team, Champions (A), and Multinational School Bahrain.
- Group C: Red Devils, Classico, Yamal FC and Champions (B).
- Group D: Afaq Flashers, Al Qalaa, Al Zayani Investments and Ahlam Batelco.
- Group E: Al Za’eem, Class on Grass, Al Ameed (B) and Black Wolf.
- Group F: Al Ameed (A), La Bambonera, iGA and Pepsi.
- Group G: Al Mor’eb, Al Janobi, Shbab Al Madina and Besuited.
- Group H: Gunners United, Boca Juniors, Marsa Al Dor and Wolves.
The Championship will have 12 matches played today from Groups A and B.
On Field 1 at 5:00 PM, Al Wehda will play against Al Riffa Al Sharqi, followed by Crystal Palace against Al Marhom Mohammed Bu Ali team, followed by Al Wehda against Internazionale, followed by Al Marhom Mohammed Bu Ali team against Multi National School Bahrain, followed by Al Riffa Al Sharqi against Internazionale and the final match of the group will be between Crystal Palace and Multi National School Bahrain.
On Field 2 at 5:00 PM, Internazionale will play against Salcete United, followed by Champions (A) against Multi National School Bahrain, followed by Al Riffa Al Sharqi against Salcete United, followed by Crystal Palace against Champions (A), followed by Al Wehda against Salcete United and the final match of the group will be between Al Marhom Mohammed Bu Ali team and Champions (A).
The Hamad and Mohammed bin Nasser 5-Aside Football Championships 2017 is regarded as one of the special initiatives that will be organized as part of 3rd Nasser bin Hamad Ramadan Sports Games (Nasser 10) and aims to provide amateur football players with the opportunity to participate in an international football tournament by locally competing in national qualifiers.
The Championship is part of celebrating the 10 years of success that is being enjoyed by the Nasser bin Hamad Ramadan Sports Games and aims to provide a platform for local talent to showcase their skill to football fans, scouts and administrative personnel from local clubs.
The Hamad and Mohammed bin Nasser 5-Aside Football Championships 2017 qualifying round will be played from 4 April to 8 April and the finals will take place on 11 and 12 April.