Oct. 22, 2012
-- In line with its corporate culture of belonging to sports, and on the occasion of celebrating the conclusionof “Al Riyadi Umniah Super League for Kids” which involved the participation of over 200 players between the ages of 7-17 years old distributed amongst 20 teams, Umniah organized for the 5th year a fun activity (Umniah Picnic) for all AlRiyadi members and their families at Al RiyadiAramex Playground, with the presence of Umniah’s Brand Ambassador, Zade Dirani. The event involved several entertainment activities and games, as well as a picnic lunch.
AlRiyadi Umniah Super League for Kids, which was held between the 7th of September and the 12th of October 2012, witnessed tangible interaction by the student participants and their parents, whereby it included a series of competitive and exciting basketball matches.
Commenting on this event, Mr. Ihab Hinnawi, Umniah's CEO, said: "We organized this picnic in order to enhance the level of communication and interaction between the members of Al Riyadi Club’s teams not only on the court, but off it as well. This initiative coincides with our vision of activating Umniah's positive role towards the community and youth through encouraging them to belong and engage in sports, honing and developing their talents in this field in order to build a healthy and sound society, and supporting Jordanian sports and particularly basketball."
Zade Dirani, the well-known Jordanian composer and pianist that was announced this year as Umniah’s Brand Ambassador, has participated in the event adding a special exciting atmosphere among all attendees.
It is worth noting that Umniah through its partnership with Al Riyadi Basketball Club aims at sponsoring the Club's basketball youth teams which comprise of approximately 400 male and female players between the ages of 5 and 15, and positioning it as an exclusive sponsor of six of these teams. In addition, Umniah sponsors the local basketball championships for both males and females aged 13,15,17 and under, as well as the Al Riyadi Super League for Kids, the annual picnic organized for the Club’s members and teams, the Basketball Open Day, the Mini-Basket Travel Teams, and the Mini-Basket Fair in which a group of Arab and foreign teams participate. Umniah also offers training courses for basketball coaches conducted by an international and well-known lecturer