/ Y.K. Almoayyed & Sons Squash Gala

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On the occasion of Bahrain Sports Day and as part of its CSR activities Y.K. Almoayyed & Sons (YKA) recently organized a Squash Gala at the Gulf Hotel with an objective to encourage a healthy lifestyle amongst its employees and their family members. It comprised of 2 events, a squash camp for children and a set of specially arranged squash exhibition matches.

At the squash camp for children, under the YKA squash talent-hunt scheme, 10 children of employees were selected among 3 categories in the following age groups:

  1. Between 5 – 10 years
  2. Between 10 – 15 years
  3. Above 15 years

They will be provided advanced squash and fitness training, courtesy YKA, and compliments of Mohammed Almoayyed – Director, YKA. The training will be provided by Mujahid who is a squash professional and Asian Squash Federation (ASF) Grade 2 coach.   He is also the designated squash coach and a pro with the Bahrain Badminton & Squash Federation (BBSF).

In the squash exhibition matches, the main challenge comprised of Mohammed Almoayyed squaring off against Rahat Jalal – Deputy General Manager, Nissan Gulf FZCo in a ‘best-of-five’ match which was won by Mr. Almoayyed. This was followed by a thrilling ‘best-of-three’ exhibition match between Mohammed Almoayyed and the squash-pro Mujahid.

The event was attended by several YKA managers, employees and their family members.  Speaking to the audience, Mohammed Almoayyed appreciated their participation and promised to hold similar events in the future too.   He donated the cash prize of BD 1000 that he won, for further promotion of sports and healthy activities among the families of YKA Group employees.