AZF OWNED CLUB, CULTURAL SECURES SPONSORSHIP FROM NAKHEEL LANDSCAPES
07 Jun 2017, General
Doha, 7 June 2017. Aspire Zone Foundation owned football team Cultural y Deportiva Leonesa.
based in Spain has signed a partnership with Nakheel Landscapes, a Qatar company that specialises in landscaping and sports turf pitches. The signing took place at Aspire Academy in the presence of Nakheel Landscapes Chairman, Sheikh Mohammed Bin Fahd Al Thani, Mohammad Khalifa Al-Suwaidi, CEO of Aspire Zone Foundation, Ivan Bravo, Vice-President of Cultural y Deportiva Leonesa and Director General of Aspire Academy and Ghassan Oueijan, Nakheel Landscapes Managing Director.
Speaking after signing the sponsorship deal, Sheikh Mohammed Bin Fahd Al Thani said, “ We are extremely pleased to join with our fellow Qatar partner in Aspire Zone Foundation in yet another major project. We are involved in a number of sporting partnership and sponsorship and we feel this is our duty to be involved in this project whose goals are clear and stand to benefit the future of Qatar football and development of its young players. We will be our expertise, knowledge and to Cultural and make sure their pitches are of highest quality and maintained to professional level.”
“Having worked together with Nakheel Landscapes in the past, we are certain that this agreement is beneficiary for both of us on a local and international level. Aspire Zone has achieved great things in terms of turfs in the past and thanks to the collaboration with Nakheel Landscapes we will be able to prove our expertise on an international stage,” said Mohammad Khalifa Al-Suwaidi, CEO of Aspire Zone Foundation
“It’s fantastic that we are able to put this partnership together with Nakheel Landscapes as it demonstrates the close working relationship between Qatar companies on projects that are targeting the success of Qatar 2022 FIFA World Cup. When we acquired Cultural y Deportiva Leonesa our aim was to provide a platform for our young players coming through Aspire Academy to play and prepare in one of the top football countries in readiness and building of Qatar 2022 team. To have on board a tried and trusted partner like Nakheel Landscapes means Cultural will have at their disposal top facilities and equipment including grounds and this all adds up to our ultimate goal, to provide the best for Qatari players as we prepare them for 2022,” said Ivan Bravo, Vice-President of Cultural y Deportiva Leonesa and Director General of Aspire Academy.
Cultural y Deportiva Leonesa won promotion to the Spanish second division for the coming season 2017-18.