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June 20, 2021

Closing ceremony of diplomatic football league

 
June 20, 2021

Islamabad : The Gerry's Diplomatic Football League closing ceremony was organised Friday Evening at Marriot hotel Islamabad.

Different awards were distributed among the participating embassies teams who participated with their diplomats and local staff in the football league.

The ceremony was attended by different ambassadors Julius Kibet Bitok, Nigerian High Commissioner; Nicolaus Keller, Austrian Ambassador; Dr. Bernhard Schlagheck, German ambassador; Irena Gancheva, Bulgarian ambassador; Olyntho Vieira, Brazilian ambassador; Sardar Yasir Iliyas Khan, president Islamabad Chamber of Commerce and Industry; Aneel Saeed, Assistant Commissioner Islamabad; Maj Gen Sikander Haroon Pasha, Agnes Pompos, Head of Missions' Relations and Communications at Gerry's Visa, Maurizio Romani, GM Marriot Hotel among many other DHM’s, diplomats and business community were present.

The Diplomatic League title sponsor was Gerry’s and closing ceremony Marriot Hotel Islamabad among many other sponsors.

The Saudi Embassy Team were declared the crown champions of the league with 24 points, Arab tent Team were in the second position with 21 points while the Brazilian United Team secured the third position with 19 points.

Total six different Embassies team participated and represented more than 16 different nationalities in the league. The Top scores award was given to Mubasher Sanjrani from brazil united Team and the best player award was given to Sultan from the Saudi Team.

Special awards were also presented to Hamza Shafqaat, deputy commissioner and to Sardar Yasir Ilyas Khan, president ICCI for their support and promotion of sports activities in Islamabad.

To make the event memorable especially performances was performed by ‘Dhool’ band which is popular ‘Sufi’ rock music. The diplomats and guest were amazed by the performance and joyfully enjoyed the music.

Gerry’s Diplomatic Football League is the only platform that provides a healthy activity and brings people from different parts of the world closer through the lovely game football for a joyful time, especially for diplomatic community residing in Pakistan to shows them the soft image of our country Pakistan. In the end awards were distributed among the sponsors of the league who contributed to make the league successfully.