Zain honors winners at excellence awards ceremony

By Abdellatif Sharaa

KUWAIT: Zain Telecommunications Company held the excellence awards ceremony for the best performers during the Zain Football League this season at the St Regis Hotel. Zain’s Chief Cooperate Communications and Relations Officer, Waleed Al-Khashti, conveyed the greetings of Zain’s Deputy Chairman of the Board and CEO, Bader Nasser Al-Kharafi, and thanked the Chairman of the Board of Kuwait Football Association (KFA) for his attendance and support. He said, “We at Zain and in cooperation with our strategic partner KFA are honored to host you in the excellence awards ceremony in the Zain Football Premier League for the 2022-2023 season – Zain’s first season during which we learned a lot.

The title of this ceremony is ‘excellence’, and we were keen (from the first day) to have it outstanding and distinguished. We had many excellent moments in one season and hoped for bigger success in the coming seasons.” Al-Khashti thanked KFA board members, administrators, and coordinators. He also thanked the local teams that competed in the name of Zain and contributed to having the season come out in this outstanding fashion. He congratulated Kuwait Sports Club for winning the league for the second consecutive time and becoming the most successful club with 18 titles in its history.

He said, “We are here today to honor the winners of the excellence awards, which we promised at the start of the season. The winners are: – Mohammad Dahham – Best player of the season (KD 10,000); Taha Yaseen – Zain League most goals scorer (KD 5,000); Shibeeb Al-Khaldi – Local most goals scorer (KD 5,000); Abdelrahman Kameel – Best goal keeper (KD 5,000); Firas Al-Khateeb – Best coach award (KD 3000); Hussein Ashkanani – Best promising player of the season. Al-Khashti thanked members of the technical committee who contributed to setting the standards to select the winners in coordination with KFA. They include: Saad Al-Houti Wael Suleiman (committee chairman), Usama Hussein and Mohammad Bunayan.

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