Posted on January 28, 2013

QNB, the largest financial institution in the State of Qatar, and the MENA region, announced its platinum sponsorship of the Second Al Kass International Soccer Cup – the world’s leading Under 18 club championship. The tournament kicked-off today at the Aspire Zone in Doha.

This sponsorship stems from QNB’s social responsibility program “CSR” that aims at giving back to the community, as part of being a good corporate citizen, and as a fact that QNB is the largest financial institution in the State of Qatar and the wider MENA region, that supports most of states initiatives especially in sports. QNB makes sure to reflect those initiatives through its huge business network and its branches spreading in more than 24 countries worldwide.


12 teams from different parts of the globe will compete for the cup in this tournament. Competing teams are divided into 3 qualifying groups competing for the playoffs, first group saw Liverpool vs Aspire Qatar, second group two matches played simultaneously, with Real Madrid vs Zamalek, and Paris Saint-Germain vs Fluminense, Third group saw Boca Juniors vs Yokohama.

QNB sponsored the first version of this tournament last year that attracted a good number of employees, families and a large a number of clients and public who praised and enjoyed the event during which Paris Saint-Germain qualified to the final and got the title. QNB is the business partner of Paris Saint-Germain.

In addition, QNB invited its employees to support and encourage the Aspire International team, which represented the state in this tournament.