Posted on August 22, 2016

Following the tremendous success of last year’s basketball tournament, AlMana Group, one of Qatar’s leading business conglomerates, organized another round of weekly basketball games. The series, took place in June and culminated with the finales on August 5.  The team of McDonald’s Qatar played impressively and scored 53, securing the title of 1st runner up of the season.

The staff and management of AlMana Group gathered again for the Saleh Al Hamad AlMana 5th Basketball Match, which is an annual friendly basketball competition for employees from all business divisions of the company that was held at International School of London Basketball court. This year, the seven teams that competed for the weekly matches, included Team McDonald’s The One, GO Sports-A and B, AlMana Fashion, Casper & Gambini and Nissan.

Mr. Kamal Saleh Al Mana, Managing Director of Al Mana Restaurants & Food Co., the owner and operator of McDonald’s restaurants in Qatar, said, “I congratulate the winners of this year’s basketball tournament and also the other teams who participated and worked tirelessly on the basketball court.  I feel the match really exemplified both camaraderie and sportsmanship. This is a testament to the spirt of AlMana’s employees who strive to achieve a common goal of fostering a strong bond with all staff across every corporate brand.”

During the weekly tournaments, employees of each division flocked to the venue at International School of London Basketball court and cheered for their respective teams. The AlMana Group basketball series is part of internal human resources strategy that aims to promote healthy and strong ties amongst its personnel across the entire Group.