(MENAFN- Dubai PR Network)
ADNOC and Sanad come out on top in the inaugural Tournament held in Abu Dhabi on 27-28 October
Sanad, a global industrial services leader wholly owned by Abu Dhabi's Mubadala Investment Company PJSC (Mubadala), has launched the annual Sanad Corporate Padel Tournament, as part of its ongoing effort to promote healthy lifestyles and bring the UAE's business community together. The inaugural tournament was held in Abu Dhabi from 27-28 October 2022 and was won by ADNOC and Sanad, with all proceeds donated to national charities.
The Sanad Corporate Padel Tournament drew over 40 participants from leading national and multinational organisations, including Mubadala, Abu Dhabi Ports, ADNOC, EGA, Etihad Airways, Hub71, Global Manufacturing and Industrialisation Summit (GMIS), Strata Manufacturing, Thales, Triumph, Masdar, Yahsat, Yas Holding and Sanad. The men's tournament was won by ADNOC, followed closely by EGA in second place and Abu Dhabi Ports in third. As for the women's tournament, Sanad won, with Strata taking second, closely followed by Yas Holding taking third.
Commenting on the tournament's success, Mansoor Janahi, Group CEO of Sanad, said:“It has been a pleasure launching the inaugural Sanad Corporate Padel Tournament and compliments to all the participants. Such tournaments help sports enthusiasts and the business community to connect with like-minded peers and provide an opportunity to give back to charitable organisations.”
In preparation for the corporate padel tournament, Sanad invited sports enthusiasts and business professionals to meet, connect and compete while fostering cross-sector collaborations and promoting health and wellness. Employees from leading businesses represented their organisation during the two-day Tournament, supporting good causes in the UAE through monetary contributions.
The winning team from the men's Tournament included Hazza Eisa Al Mheiri and Abdulaziz Mohamed Al Nuaimi, representing ADNOC, while Shamma Al Tamimi and Mariam Al Mazrouei, were the winning duo for the women's Tournament, representing Sanad.
Following the event, Hazza Eisa Al Mheiri from ADNOC's team said:“The competition was fierce; all the teams were prepared to battle it out. Thank you to Sanad for the great initiative and the flawless organisation of the tournament. We're eagerly waiting for the next edition of the Sanad Corporate Padel Tournament.”
Highlighting how the tournament promotes greater inclusion and collaboration in the industry, Sara Al Mamari from Strata added: 'I am thrilled to take home the silver medal in the Sanad Corporate Padel Tournament, representing Strata who constantly encourages women's role in the industrial sector. It's refreshing to see the business community unite over sports, promoting collaboration and healthy competition. We thank Sanad for organising this initiative and look forward to next year's edition.”
Set to take place annually in Abu Dhabi, the Sanad Corporate Padel Tournament will continue to bring together the business community around the fast-growing racket sport to promote greater collaboration, networking, and corporate wellness. With over 20 million padel enthusiasts taking up the sport worldwide, the racket sport is one of the most played sports in the UAE.