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Khaleej Al Arabi Branch, Abu Dhabi

800 42532 (ICLDC)
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PO Box 48338
Al Khaleej Al Arabi Street
Beside Zayed Military Hospital
Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates

Zayed Sports City Branch, Abu Dhabi

T: 800 42532 (ICLDC)
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PO Box 48338
Zayed Sports City
Between entry gates 1 & 6
Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates

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Beside Tawam Hospital
Al Ain, United Arab Emirates

Mobile Diabetes Clinic, Madinat Zayed

800 42532 (ICLDC)

Al Dhafra Mall (Parking Lot)
Madinat Zayed, Al Gharbia
Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates

Power Eight Through To Play for Life In The Quarter Finals

Abu Dhabi, UAE October 9 2013: The quarter finals of Imperial College London Diabetes Centre’s Play for Life-Football 2013 promises to bring some exciting competition to the Main Stadium at Zayed Sports City as a strong line-up of corporate team contenders vie for the Champions’ Cup.

In an interesting turn, the tournament’s two sponsors will pitch against each other on the fourth day of play for a place in the semi-finals. The gold sponsor, Cleveland Clinic (CCAD) – also the top goal scoring team to date (16) - earned their place following a very exciting standoff against ADNEC (1-1).

CCAD meet the sliver sponsor, ADFCA, whose performance over three games accumulated the points they needed for a place, even though SEHA took the game, two goals to one (2-1).

The night opened as Group C’s ActiveLife played a fierce game against last year’s third place team, Etihad Rail seeing them off 4-1. Daman’s team meet SEHA in the quarter-final.

On the neighboring pitch Mubadala put home five well-earned goals to take the game from the strong Injazat squad (5-1), sending Injazat home. Mubadala will take on ADNEC in the quarter finals.

Group B teams played the evening’s second round with HAAD booting the always good-spirited YAHSAT out of the tourney two goals to one (2-1). In tandem, the ADFCA-SEHA game saw the latter – last year’s semi-finalist - beat the tournament’s silver sponsor (1-2). ADFCA held on to a fourth night of play based on points.

It was a turn of the books for ICLDC in round three, as the Group A team ended its no-goal trend by netting one. This stirred up IRENA who came back strong in the second half to shoot two more goals home to win (1-3). IRENA are matched against HAAD for a semi-final place.

Meanwhile, Football 2013’s tournament official, Captain Ahmad Al-Issawi noted: “This is my sixth year at the helm of Play for Life. The corporate squads play a very good game of football that is about team spirit and embracing exercise, as well as some healthy competition.”

Play for Life - Football 2013 is part of Imperial College London Diabetes Centre’s public health awareness campaign, ‘Diabetes-Knowledge-Action’ under the patronage of Her Highness Sheikha Fatima bint Mubarak.

The semi-finals and the Cup Final will be played Thursday evening at Zayed Sports City.