Oman International Youth Cup

Dear Parents
 
We would like to share with you and your children an excellent opportunity next week.
 
From 22nd November 2018 to 24th November 2018, Oman’s young stars at Under 9, Under 11, Under 13 and Under 15 will play against some of the best youth squads from across the region and Europe, including Arsenal, Manchester City, Inter Milan, Genoa, Torino and Hellas Verona in a 30-team World Cup-style tournament. A number of our AGS pupils will be taking part in the competition. The Opening Ceremony will see each of these teams represented in an official parade followed by opening matches.
 
The Oman International Youth Cup has been organized with the support of the Oman Football Association as part of the Tanfeedh initiative with the objective to promote sports tourism in Oman and highlight the Sultanate’s potential as a major sporting venue. The tournament aims to develop grassroots football in the country while promoting friendship and tolerance between children of different nationalities through sport.
 
The opening ceremony will take place at the Sultan Qaboos Sports Complex on Thursday 22 November.Please arrive by 09.30am to be seated.
 
•   Date: Thursday 22 November
•   Time: 09.30-11.20am
•   Location: Sultan Qaboos Sports Complex, Bawsher
•   Dress Code: School Sportswear
 
The tournament schedule will be released later this week and can be found online http://omaninternationalyouthcup.com/.
 
Get along to the opening ceremony and games over the weekend all hosted at Sultan Qaboos Sports Complex, Bawsher and support a number of AGS pupils who are competing for their club team.
 
Rachel McArthur
Head of Physical Education
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