Welcome to the First Ever Abu Dhabi Corporate Games!
Organized for the last 24 years in 53 cities across 25 countries in five continents, Corporate Games is the world’s largest multi-sports festival for businesses and organizations. The Abu Dhabi Corporate Games mark the sporting extravaganza’s foray into the UAE.
After a year’s preparation, gathering support and participants, the waiting is now over and the games was officially opened Wednesday night, at the Zayed Sports City Stadium.
The Etihad Team prepping up for the parade
Half of the Ladies Football team, other half was flying that night
Happy blur with Coach Ben!
With my boss, Michael, world class bowler!
Waiting for the parade to start
Supportive husband being one of us
Etihad didn’t have any flags to wave around, but we had steady poles all around.
”Let’s make this our flag”
“Excuse me, you’re not allowed to do that.”
The great parade begins
Entering the stadium
Signing autographs for imaginary fans
Officially opened by the Games Patron, H.H. Sheikh Nahyan bin Mubarak Al Nahyan, the UAE Minister for Higher Education
Corporate Games CEO Fanny Marcout
“Sport teaches us how to win gracefully and how to lose with dignity… Sport highlights the importance of building friendships with others who share the same values and interests,” Sheikh Nahyan said.
Small me, big stadium
Thank you, Lord, for giving me rare opportunities like this, to play and enjoy the game I love so much.