Nawras Cricket Tournament 2011 is taking place this weekend with 32 teams signed up and eagerly waiting for the first ball to be bowled at the Oman Football Association, near Mumtaz Mahal in Muscat. A range of exciting prizes are on offer to reward the top performances and best displays of sportsmanship. The final day will also include innovative games show for families.
Matches will be played from 7.30pm until midnight on Wednesday 9 February and Thursday 10 February and from 9.00am on Friday 11 February, with prize giving scheduled from 9pm. Spectators are welcome to enjoy the pleasingly different event too and are being invited to take part in the family game show from 5.30pm on the last day.
“Following the successful CEO Golf event last weekend, we are now delighted to be turning our attention and support to the game of cricket,” said Anwar Al-Habsi, Nawras Sponsorship and Event Specialist. He continued, “We are looking forward to a great sporting event and an entertaining weekend for all those playing and spectating. Nawras is pleased to encourage such sporting activities that allow the community to get closer.”
Registered teams include Al Bustan, Al Faisal, Azad XI, Cheema XI, OHI, Coastal, Titans, HCC, Ibn Sina Pharmacy, Assarain, OSCO, Time Travels, Strike Force, Royal Guard of Oman, Al Tureky XI, Lions XI, Starlights, OEC, TTC, Director’s XI, Taiseer, Team Sterling, United Fighters, Friends Cricket Club, Vision Group, AL Rehwan Cricket Club, Al Athnain, Ruwi XI, Al Hail Cricket Team, Asfand XI, TCC and Nawras.
This is the second fun-filled event organised by Orbital Challengers Sports Club for Nawras, following the Shababiah Sports Fest held in 2010.
Further information about the tournament and any remaining team places, may be obtained by calling the event organisers on 98680179, 96770734 or 99259164.
Throughout the year, Nawras sponsors a variety of sporting events for the community including bowling contests, basketball tournaments, golf competitions and football.
Nawras, a Qtel Group company, was recently named Customer Service Provider of the Year 2010 by CommsMEA as well as Brand of the Year by Superbrands Oman.