Uganda beats Ghana to win Ramadan Walking Football Cup title.
25 April 2023, 12:00 AM
31 May 2023, 12:00 AM
Ramadan Walking Football Cup was organised recently at Al Jazeer Academy under the patronage of the Walking Football Federation Qatar President Farhan Al Sheikh Al Sayed. It was sponsored by Lulu.
Walking football is the fastest-growing sports concept in the world. Its fast walk, no tackle, the safe concept is attracting a lot of people of all ages between 25 to 60 years.
The Ugandan team emerged victorious in the final, beating Ghana in a closely contested match. The third place went to the Sri Lankan team which also had a tough opponent in the Doha team who came fourth. Nigeria came 5th, losing closely to the Doha team.
The prize-giving ceremony was led by WFFQ President Farhan Al Sheikh Al Sayed, Ambassador of Ghana HE Mohamed Nurudeen Ismaila, Ambassador of El Salvador HE Milton Alcides Magana, Ambassador of Haiti HE Francois Guilaume ll, Ambassador of Guyana HE Safraaz Ahmed Shadood, Deputy Head of Mission North Macedonia Kristina Lebarik, Charge D’affaires of Nigeria Rabiu Sulaiman and Lulu Regional Operations Manager Simon Alexander.
Lulu has been a very keen supporter of Walking Football in Qatar, said Al Sayed. Walking Football Federation Qatar is planning a league in 2023 which will commence soon.
Ramadan Walking Football Cup 2023