As part of the efforts to ensure the success of the activities that are associated with the Nasser bin Hamad Third Ramadhan Sports Championship 2017 (Nasser 10), the Head of the Nasser bin Hamad Games Tournament’s (Nasser 10) High Organizing Committee Tawfiq Al Salehi, the Vice-Head of the Organizing Committee Hasan Ismael, Managing Director of Footballization Murtadha Alam and the Director of Marketing and Events Mohamed Ameen checked the on-going preparations of the Outdoor Football Fields of the Bahrain Football Association, the venue that will host the Hamad and Mohammed bin Nasser 5-Aside Football Championship 2017, the qualifying tournament of the Football Five World Championship.
Mr. Tawfiq Al Salehi praised the solid relationship between the High Organizing Committee and Footballization, stating that such a cooperation will contribute towards the development of youth and sports in the Kingdom of Bahrain, adding that the High Organizing Committee will ensure that it provides its support to Footballization to ensure that the championship is hosted in a distinctive way that meets the positive reputation that has been gained by the Nasser bin Hamad Ramadhan Sports Championship throughout the years along with the fact that it is a qualifying tournament to an international championship.
The Hamad and Mohammed bin Nasser 5-Aside Football Championship 2017 is one of the unique initiatives that will be organized as part of the Nasser bin Hamad Third Ramadhan Sports Championship 2017. The championship is part of a global initiative that aims to uncover hidden football talent by undergoing a local football championship among teams that are made of 7 players, one coach and one administrator each. The local championship aims to identify the team that will play at the Football Five World Finals that will take place in China this year.
The Hamad and Mohammed bin Nasser 5-Aside Football Championship 2017 is being organized as part of celebrating the ten years of success that have been achieved by the Nasser bin Hamad Sports Championships. The championship will be hosted between the 4th and 12th of April and aims to present hidden football talent to football fans, clubs and the national team.
The qualifying round of the championship will be held between the 4th and 7th of April and the finals will be held on the 10th and 11th of April. The final match will be hosted on the 12th of April and will conclude with identifying the team that will represent the Kingdom of Bahrain at the Football Five World Finals.
The High Organizing Committee and Footballization have announced that 32 teams are participating in this championship after ensuring that team members meet the eligibility criteria, which are: the player must not be registered in the Bahrain Football Association, the player must be 16 years of age or older, both Bahraini citizens and non-Bahrainis can participate as long as they have a valid residency in the kingdom of Bahrain.
The Bahrain Football Association will be selecting a number of official referees to manage the football matches based on the rules and regulations that will be set by the championship’s officials.