Posted on February 12, 2016

Sharaka Holdings celebrated Qatar National Sports Day 2016 with great enthusiasm and sportsmanship. Over 550 staff with their families made their way to the sports day venue – Sherborne Qatar. 

The day began at 8:00 AM with healthy, nutritious break fast from Diet Delights. Both Sherborne Qatar and Diet Delights belong to the Sharaka Holdings group of companies. Families sported different colored T-shirts, caps and bandanas matching their respective sector colors. Sharaka Holdings comprises 8 diversified sectors of business each symbolized by a different color. Registrations began at 8:00 AM and each participant got his own colored flag to cheer his or her team. Excited, smiling faces posed for a group photo and the fun began!

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This year Sharaka Holdings made it a point to have activities lined up for each member of the family. Twelve soccer teams comprising players from different companies competed in 20 minute soccer games. Eight teams competed in basket ball and volley ball games. Team spirit and competitive sportsmanship was evident in every sport and spectators cheered their teams on with colorful flags. The proud winners were GWI team in soccer, Vector and Technoguard teams in basketball and IFC teams in volley ball.

Each year Sharaka raises the bar and introduces new events, which participants can look forward to. This year ladies and kids had activities lined up for them. Ladies had a great time and participated in a zumba session, which lasted for an hour. Sharaka Holdings made the day very special for the kids. Roger Rabbit and Mickie Mouse were a super hit with the children. A fun selection of games, a magic show and face painting ensured the kids had an enjoyable time.

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The Sharaka photo booth where people could pose with fun props related to Sports Day was a surprise attraction. Right through the day, young and old could be seen posing with the fun props, taking pictures with family and friends. Smiling faces, happy children with their faces painted, people posing at the Sharaka photo booth with props, a marathon runner… all in all Qatar National Sports Day 2016 organized by Sharaka Holdings was an enjoyable, athletic, fun day to cherish.