Ooredoo Hosts Legendary Futsal Match with Jay-Jay Okocha and Vice President

Ooredoo Maldives hosted a thrilling futsal match at the National Stadium in Malé on 8th July, featuring football legend Jay-Jay Okocha and the Vice President of the Maldives. The event, a highlight of Okocha’s visit, saw the former Paris Saint-Germain star join forces with the Vice President and three winners from the “Play Futsal with Okocha” social media contest, competing against the Maziya team, proud ambassadors of Ooredoo Maldives.

The match, played in a 6-a-side format with two 20-minute halves, ended with Team Maziya emerging victorious with a score of 7-5. The teams were as follows:

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Jay-Jay Okocha’s Team:

• Jay-Jay Okocha, PSG Legend

• Hon. Vice President of the Maldives, Uz. Hussain Mohamed Latheef

• Minister of Sports, Abdulla Rafiu

• CEO & MD of Ooredoo Maldives, Khalid Al-Hamadi

• Ali Ashfaq

• Mohamed Kaleem

• 3 winners from the “Play Futsal with Okocha” contest

Opposing Team:

• Maziya Sports and Recreation Club, Ooredoo Ambassadors

Khalid Al-Hamadi, MD & CEO of Ooredoo Maldives, expressed his delight at hosting the event, saying, “We are thrilled to bring together the legendary Jay-Jay Okocha, our esteemed Vice President, and passionate football fans from our community. This match highlights the power of sports in uniting people and creating unforgettable experiences.”

The “Play Futsal with Okocha” social media contest, which attracted significant attention, allowed five lucky winners the unique opportunity to play alongside Okocha. This event underscored the enthusiasm and love for football within the Maldivian community.

Ooredoo Maldives, in collaboration with Paris Saint-Germain, organised this event to celebrate football’s unifying element and reinforce their engagement with the Maldivian audience.

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