Oman Football Association sign partnership with Entertainment Network SAOC
OFA CEO Sultan Al Zadjali with Eihab Al Saleh, CEO, OHI Group of Companies after signing the pact. (Photo: Times of Oman)
The Oman Football Association signed a partnership with Entertainment Network SAOC as official Radio Partners for the next four years.
Entertainment Network SAOC, is the parent company behind the two first private commercial radio stations in the Sultanate – Hala FM and Hi FM, delivering live programming to a diverse audience 24 hours a day.
Hala FM has been been running for 9 years now, after its launch in 2007. It is filled with Omani flavour and culture, along with News and information relevant to Oman.
Hi FM is their Top 40 Hit Music Channel which also has games, news and simply the best music. They have also been instrumental in bringing some of the top international acts to Muscat – such as Global Pop Superstar Ed Sheeran.
Both FMs can be heard in every major town and highway in the country as they began their national roll-out not a year past to reach out to all parts of Oman, something that the OFA strongly identifies with.
Both FMs will be the Official Radio Partners of the OFA – supporting football in the country across all competitions.
“As an association we try to bring football to as many players and fans as we can across the Sultanate and we are glad to partner with Entertainment Network SAOC to help us reach more people. We look forward to working with them over the next 4 years as both organisations look to reach and meaningfully engage further with people across Oman.” – said Nicholas Cartwright , Commercial and Communications Director at the OFA.
Speaking on behalf of Hala FM and Hi FM, Eihab Al Saleh, CEO, OHI Group of Companies, said: "It gives us great pride to be chosen as the Official Radio Partner’ of OFA in Oman, and we extend thanks to the Board and Management team at OFA for their trust and support. Together with OFA, we have chalked out ambitious plans for both the game and fans of the sport. We are looking to build excitement around all of OFA’s offerings. We are excited with the opportunity of amplifying the conversation in the country about the sport and to truly bring out Oman’s love for football. Our aim is to encourage our large audience to experience football like never before.”
The Partnership has been signed for a term of four years, starting with the 2016-17 Season.