Danube wins ‘HSBC Cricket Challenge Cup’ for the 4th time

Published November 23rd, 2009 - 03:16 GMT


Danube Building Materials, the leader in construction, building materials and shop fitting industries, has won for the fourth time the ‘HSBC Cricket Challenge Cup’, a friendly cricket match organised by the leading banking institution for its UAE-based commercial banking and global banking corporate clients. The Danube Team remained unbeaten throughout the tournament, before finally defeating Active I.T. in the finals by 26 runs.

Now in its fifth year, the event - which garnered excellent participation from a total of 36 teams - has witnessed Danube win the Cup in its inaugural year and in the last three consecutive years it has been organised. Danube Team’s victory follows its recent win at the ‘A Division’ of the ‘Xpress Money Indoor Cricket League’.

“We are very proud of the consistent success our team has been showing in this competition for the last five years, which exemplifies how we at Danube value the spirit of excellence not only in the business front but also in the realm of sports and community,” said Anis Sajan Managing Director, Danube Group. “The dedication our hardworking players have shown is nothing short of fierce passion for the game, and we are very delighted with this deserving win. We would also like to congratulate all who have participated for their sportsmanship, and thank HSBC for organising this remarkable sporting activity.”

Headquartered in London, HSBC is one of the largest banking and financial services organisations in the world. Its international network comprises around 8500 offices in 86 countries and territories in Europe, the Asia-Pacific region, the Americas, the Middle East and Africa. In the region, HSBC provides a full range of personal financial and wealth management services, wholesale advisory, debt finance, risk management, treasury and capital markets, investment, Islamic and private banking services, custody and commercial banking services to large companies, institutions and governments.

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