Mall of Qatar has signed an agreement with Al Rayyan Sports Club to be its official sponsor for the 2021-2022 season.

The sponsorship agreement was signed by H.E. Ali Bin Saud Al Thani, President of Al Rayyan Sports Club, and Mr. Jassim Hamad Al Attiyah, Chairman of the Board of Directors of Mall of Qatar. Rony Mourani, CEO of Assets Properties Management, the management company of Mall of Qatar; Mr. Ali Salem Afifa, Vice President of Al Rayyan Sports Club; and Mr. Emile Sarkis, General Manager of Mall of Qatar, attended the ceremony.

Mall of Qatar's sponsorship agreement with Al Rayyan Sports Club is part of its corporate social responsibility to support sports in Qatar. As per the agreement, the Mall of Qatar logo will be displayed on the front jerseys of Al Rayyan Sports Club’s basketball, handball and volleyball teams, in addition to the shorts of the football team.

H.E. Ali Bin Saud Al Thani, President of Al Rayyan Sports Club: “I am delighted to sign this collaboration agreement with Mall of Qatar to be one of the main sponsors of Al Rayyan Sporting Club. This agreement is a solid base for the mutual interest of the two parties and reflects the strong ties between sport entities and national companies in Qatar. It also demonstrates the relation between the Mall and the Club, and we look forward to extending it in the coming years”.

Mr. Rony Mourani, CEO, Assets Properties Management, said: "Mall of Qatar is proud to be the official sponsor of Al Rayyan Sporting Club, one of the most popular and significant clubs in Qatar. We are confident this sponsorship adds value to the club and contributes to achieving the aspirations and objectives of the club and its fans. It also supports the social development pillar of 2030 Qatar National Vision."

Mr. Emile Sarkis, General Manager, Mall of Qatar, stated: "Mall of Qatar is delighted to cooperate with Al Rayyan Sports Club. We look forward to supporting the sports in Qatar and to work together to organise community-oriented programs during the season.”

Al-Rayyan Sports Club, founded in 1976, is one of the popular Qatari multisport clubs, and a main competitor in the local and regional competitions. The club has received several trophies and accolades at various tournaments.

As part of its corporate social responsibility, Mall of Qatar supports local initiatives in sports, education, and community services, among others. This sponsorship agreement is an integral park in the Mall’s successful journey to meet the expectations of visitors and stakeholders and to give back to the local community.