Taking a break from their hectic work schedule, members of the FORWARD pilot divisions and Project Management Team gathered for the much-anticipated FORWARD Bowling Tournament.
Held at Qatar Bowling Center on Tuesday, January 30, 2017, the event generated a lot of excitement.
The tournament featured a total of 12 teams, with five bowlers each, from the ABA Head Office HR, Admin, ABA Finance, ABA Printing Press, QQP, Head Office IT and ERP PMO.
FORWARD Project Executive Sponsor/COO ICT Mr. Mohamad A. Ebrik, ABA PMO Manager Mr. Youssef Farajallah Mahmoud and Intrasoft’s Mr. Amer Dakhqan were present on the occasion and participated in the tournament.
The teams were all set to give their best shot as they gathered for the event at 7:30pm. After a thrilling and competitive first round, the top six teams – HR Team 1, HR Team 2, IT, ABA Finance, Printing Press and QQP– made it to the next and final round.
While all the finalists scored an impressive total, the HR Team 1, under the captaincy of Mr. Ajay Daniel John, played exceptionally well to win the tournament with a score of 600 points.
The Finance Team bagged the second position with a total of 518 points.
The winning teams were presented trophies and medals by Mr. Youssef and Group Corporate Communications Manager Mr. Imad Hashim.
Also, Mr. Naresh Kumar – winner of the FORWARD Facebook contest – was awarded a gift voucher for answering all the questions correctly.
Speaking about the event, Mr. Ebrik said: “It was a well-deserved break for the entire team and we all had a fun evening. The team has been working relentlessly and have not taken a break since the first Go Live in February 2017. I believe that we should have more such team building activities as we roll-out in other divisions.”