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Al Darmaki: A Momentous Day in Love of Our Homeland

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As part of the celebrations sponsored by Al Ain Club marking the 48th UAE National Day, the Hazza Bin Zayd Stadium hosts the celebratory programs organized by the Al Ain City Municipality, marking the dearest occasion during 2-3 December 2019.

H.E. Dr. Matar Al Darmaki, Chairman of Al Ain Football Club Company, availed the opportunity to extended to His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan, President of the UAE, and His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice-President and Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai, and His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces, his sincerest and warmest greetings and congratulations on the occasion of the 48th UAE National Day.

“This dearest national occasion to the hearts of citizens and residents of our blessed homeland is an opportunity to express their sincere loyalty to our wise leaders who have followed in the footsteps of the founding father, Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan and the leading founders, may God rest their soul in peace.” Dr. Al Darmaki stated.

He added: “The UAE journey was further enhanced at a steady pace until our homeland turned to be a bright spot in the world map when it comes to advancement, growth, and development achieved since the establishment of the Union.”

Dr. Al Darmaki underlined: “We mark the UAE National Day every year while experiencing a lovely reality signified by the great development achievements within the framework of a comprehensive development vision. This has made the UAE at the forefront because of the priorities of our wise leadership. These priorities are based on a clear vision reflected in caring for the future and the present through development with full confidence while relying heavily on sound planning plus arming and supporting the Emiratis, who are the fundamental pillar of the future of our beloved State, with science and knowledge.

Mr. Chairman expressed his sincere wishes to have this occasion as a significant opportunity to renew loyalty, belonging, and love to the homeland and its wise leadership.

He concluded by saying: “We are to move forward towards next year with great confidence that our homeland would realize its aspirations under the great vision of the UAE wise leadership based on science, knowledge, values and national traits.”

With the Participation of Public Departments and Institutions.. Al Ain Club Members Plant Tolerance Tree in Plaza Square in the Vicinity of Hazza Bin Zayed Stadium

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Drawing upon its commitment and keenness to promote the essential values of tolerance and concurrently with the UAE celebrations of the World Tolerance Day, Al Ain Sports and Cultural Club has planted the Ghaf tree in the Plaza Square located in the vicinity of the Hazza Bin Zayed Stadium.

The event was attended by representatives from the Human Resources Authority, Abu Dhabi Sewerage Services Company, Abu Dhabi Transport and Control Company “TRANSCO”, Abu Dhabi Waste Management Center “TADWEER” and Al Qattara Real Estate Company.

Noteworthy, the Ghaf tree is one of the native national trees in the UAE and the symbol of steadfastness and survival in the desert. The national tree also represents a high cultural value in UAE because it is associated with its identity and heritage.

Sheikh Zayed Bin Sultan Al Nahyan, may Allah rest his soul in peace, showed a significant interest in this tree, and issued his directives not to chop it off across all regions of the UAE.

Within the program of the Football School Sector & Branches to attract players.. The opening of the Government Schools League

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Today morning, the Government Schools League opens at Mohammed Bin Khalid School in Al Ain.

A number of Al Ain Football First Team players were at the event and they were welcomed by the students.

The opening ceremony included performances from students at the school theater and in the end,  the tournament matches started in all different schools.

Al Ain Joins the Nation in Celebrating the Joy of the UAE Flag Day

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In a national and honorable patriotic scene, Al Ain Club marked the UAE Flag Day at the Al Ain Square at the main entrance of the Hazza Bin Zayed Stadium. The ceremony was held in cooperation with the government entities and institutions located in Al Ain City, namely Abu Dhabi Police GHQ, the General Directorate of Customs, Human Resources Department, Abu Dhabi Quality and Conformity Council, Abu Dhabi Sewerage Services Company, Abu Dhabi Transportation and Control “TRANSCO”, Abu Dhabi Waste Management Center “TADWEER” and Al Qattara Real Estate.

Dr. Matar Rashid Al Darmaki, Chairman of Al Ain Football Club Company, led the commemorative ceremony and raised the flag high at 11:00, and then joined the attendees to salute the flag while the band was playing the national anthem.

The ceremony was attended by the board members of the Al Ain Club companies, stars of the first football team, and employees of the club and government institutions and departments.

On this occasion, Dr. Matar Rashed Al Darmaki said that “Flag Day” is a notable national occasion that embodies the sincerest values of loyalty and belonging. It is the occasion in which we all express our genuine heartfelt feelings in the love of our homeland and to rally around our wise leadership in a top civilized scene demonstrating the principle of “Unified Home.”

“The flag is the symbol of an independent homeland and the sovereignty and superiority of the State,” Dr. Matar stated.

He concluded: “It is with all feelings of honor and pride that each Emirati and resident living in this blessed homeland is keen to observe this dearest national occasion, considering that it coincides with to celebrate the anniversary of the accession of the UAE President, His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan.

Under the Theme of “The Joy of a Homeland” The Ainawi Nation Raises the Largest UAE Flag Over the Official Podium

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Ahmed Al Kaabi Confirms the Completion of Cheerleading Arrangements Dedicated for the Ainawi Nation

Decorating the “D.N.A. Purple” Standings and Uncover More Details of the Tifo Designed for the Top Clash Match

Entertainment Programs, Games, Competitions, and Awards for fans To Be Held Around Hazza Bin Zayed Stadium on the Match Day

Omar bin Hmouda Grants the Ainawi Fans Thousand Purple Shirts and Scarfs and Cheerleading Tools

Ahmed Zuhair Al Kaabi, Manager of the Fans Affairs Office, has firmed up that all arrangements were completed to receive the fans attending the upcoming top clash match between Al Ain and Al Jazira scheduled to be held at Hazza Bin Zayed Stadium on Friday 1st November 2019 which marks round 6 of the Arabian Gulf League.

Al Kaabi stated,” “The standings of the stadium opposite to the official podium will be covered by the largest UAE flag for the first time. The flag will be covering the first and second floors and will be released at the 48th minute of the match by Al Ain and Al Jazira fans on the occasion of Flag Day. The initiative embodies the concept of the “Joy of a Homeland” and establishes the concept of the “House is United.”

“Additionally, we designed a wholly new Tifo to be displayed in the “D.N.A. Purple” standings before the kickoff whistle, as well as unprecedented cheerleading initiatives,” he said.

He added: “Preparations for decorating the “D.N.A. Purple” standings assigned for the Ainawi Nation, which the club announced launching them officially yesterday through its official social media platforms, are still in progress.”

“The Office of Fans Affairs endeavored to distribute the Ainawi marshals around the stadium to carry out their pre-set roles to ensure providing the best services for Al Ain and Al Jazira fans. They will be distributing gifts and cheerleading items to the early birds of the Ainawi fans. They also will be receiving and guiding everyone to the gates leading to the standing assigned for both teams’ fans per their tickets, especially those who wear “purple” shirts that entitle them for a free entry ticket to be received at Gate No. 3 which will lead them to the D.N.A. Purple standings. The Ainawi Marshals will be carrying out tasks during organizational processes related to revealing the logos of the two clubs and the PLC on the pitch before the kick-off whistle.”

Responding to a question on the new standings initiative, he said: “As a matter of fact, the standings are assigned permanently for the Ainawi fans. The name of the standings reflects the love of the Al Ain Club across generations throughout the history of this big club. The name is linked to the basic units of genetic genes that are passed from one generation to another, being responsible for the process of transferring the qualities of parents to the children. However, in Al Ain Club they reflect the genuine loyalty to our club and its logo which are inherited from generation to another.”

Regarding the preparations of the Fans Affairs Office for the upcoming top clash match between Al Ain and Al Jazira, he said: “Allow me first to express my deep and sincere thanks and appreciation to the creators of the extraordinary initiatives and cheerleading ideas in support of the Ainawi Nation in numerous occasions. I have also to thank Omar Mubarak Bin Hmouda for being so keen to present a thousand t-shirts holding the name of the new standing in the realization of the exceptional initiative “D.N.A. Purple.” These gifts will be distributed to the first 1,000 fans arriving at the stadium’s entrance gates, along with a purple scarfs with the club’s logo, as well as some cheerleading items. Indeed, such extraordinary initiatives are not unusual for the dignitaries of the club.”

He concluded: “All arrangements for the accompanying events around the Hazza Bin Zayed Stadium have been completed, which include entertainment programs such as different games and light competitions. Awards are allocated for the winners in all activities.”

72 hours ahead of the Top Clash Match Against Al Jazira.. The Boss Assigns the “Purple DNA” Standings for the Ainawi Nation with Exclusive Privileges

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Al Ain’s Fans Affairs Office Adopts the Excellence Principle and Pursues its Unique Initiatives
The “Purple” Jersey is the Free Ticket to Go Through Entry Gates

The Ainawi fans zone located at the rear of side of the team’s goal and to the left side of the main podium of the Hazza Bin Zayed stadium is named the “Purple DNA” with Exclusive Privileges, Al Ain Club has officially announced.

72 hours ahead of the top clash match of the Arabian Gulf League against Al Jazira scheduled to be held on Friday 1st November 2019, the Fans Affairs Office of Al Ain Club Investment Company unveiled its unique initiative. The hashtag of the initiative topped the Twitter trending recently.

It was officially announced through the club’s social media platforms that wearing the Ainawi jersey is the free ticket to the “Purple DNA” standings via Gate 3.

Al Ain strives to motivate the fans to wear the club’s official jersey and continue cheering up the team with high spirits to win the match and exhibit the spirit of the one team.

Ahmed Al Kaabi, Manager of the Fans Affairs Office, stressed that Al Ain Club Management decided that each fan wearing the club’s “purple” jersey is entitled to receive a free ticket to attend the Ainawi DNA Zone.

“The scene of the standings full of fans wearing the purple color is a message to the opponent team that the challenge at Al Ain stadium is completely “different”. It is undeniable fact that throughout the remarkable history of our big club it was the fans who paved the way for the team’s victories and clinching titles.”

Al Kaabi called upon the Ainawi Nation to attend early to reserve their seats while shedding a spotlight on the role that the fans have been always playing, parallel with the players’ performance in the pitch, in defending the team’s badge placed on each Ainawi chest.