UAE Rugby Federation and Dubai Sports Channel sign MoU to promote rugby within UAE
by Sport360 staff
Wednesday 05 August 2015
UAE rugby exposure taking huge steps forward with agreement.
UAE Rugby Federation and Dubai Sports Channel have signed an MoU to promote the game of rugby across the UAE.
Using the programmes and initiatives from UAE Rugby’s portfolio, Dubai Sports Channel will work together with the Federation to create localised rugby content which will be televised throughout the broadcast footprint of Dubai Sports Channel.
“We are very pleased to enter into this MoU with Dubai Sports Channel” said Qais Al Dhalai, UAE Rugby’s Secretary General.
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“Rugby has a long and successful history in the UAE and we are thrilled to be involved and oversee it’s continued growth. We are also very happy to see the growth, both in participation and interest, from the Emirati community.
"Together, Dubai Sports Channel and the Federation will work towards creating, producing and televising quality local rugby stories which will be enjoyed by all nationalities living in the UAE” he added.
Rashid Amiri, Director General of Dubai Sports Channel commented, “Dubai Sports Channel are proud and happy to enter into this MoU.
"We believe this will be very beneficial for both UAE Rugby and Dubai Sports Channel in promoting the game of rugby across our platform, this relationship will also offer Dubai Sports Channel a diverse demographic, crossing all cultures and demographics of the UAE.”