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Mubadala Sponsors Al Jazira in FIFA Club World Cup and International Competitions

Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates – November 29, 2017
Mubadala Investment Company and Al Jazira Sports and Cultural Club announced today that Al Jazira’s First Football team will be officially sponsored by “Mubadala” during the FIFA Club World Cup UAE 2017, and throughout the international competitions for the upcoming two seasons.
According to the agreement, “Mubadala” will also be the shirt’s sponsor for Al Jazira starting from the opening Club World Cup match against New Zealand’s Auckland City FC, which will be played at the Hazza bin Zayed Stadium in Al Ain city on December 6, 2017.
The announcing ceremony has been attended by H.E. Homaid Al Shimmari, Deputy Group CEO & Chief Human Capital & Corporate Officer at “Mubadala”, and Mr. Ayed Mabkhout Al Hajeri, the CEO of Al Jazira Club, and the first team players Ali Khaseif and Ali Mabkhout, who revealed the club’s new kits with the Mubadala Logo for the FIFA Club World Cup 2017 and the AFC Champions League 2018.
Commenting on the agreement, H.E. Homaid Al Shimmari said “We are happy with the sponsorship agreement with Al Jazira Sports Club and are pleased that the “Mubadala” brand will feature on the jerseys of the club starting from the opening match of FIFA Club World Cup 2017 against New Zealand’s Auckland City FC, up until the 2018 Asian Champions League. We hope that Al Jazira will continue their positive achievements as a leading sporting and social entity.”
“Through our programs and partnerships, “Mubadala” aims to encourage all UAE nationals and residents to adapt a healthy and active lifestyle.” H.E. added.
Mr. Ayed Mabkhout expressed gratitude to “Mubadala” for sponsoring Al Jazira in their international tournaments, and said “We are very proud that Mubadala are sponsoring Al Jazira in the FIFA Club World Cup and the AFC Champions League, where we will proudly represent UAE, our beloved country, and we believe that “Mubadala” are the perfect partner and the ideal sponsor for Al Jazira, because of the amazing successes they achieved regionally and globally, and also because of their ultimate commitment to professionalism”.
Presenting the new shirt with “Mubadala” logo, team captain Ali Khaseif said “On behalf of the team players I would like to thank “Mubadala” for sponsoring Al Jazira in the Club World Cup, and we promise that we will do our best to represent our country in the best possible way in this global event, and in all the international competitions we will participate in”.