Lulu JPL first season ends on a successful note

Roundup Thursday 29/February/2024 11:22 AM
By: Times News Service
Lulu JPL first season ends on a successful note

Muscat: The LuLu Junior Premier League concluded its season at ABA International School this weekend with more than 300 players giving their best efforts to be crowned champions and progress to the GCC Champions Cup representing Oman later this year.

The impressive players from Alegria, Win a Dream, Juventus and ESG Academy were victorious in lifting the coveted trophy.

The Lulu-Junior Premier League Oman kicked off on 28 October 2023. The participating age groups were: 2007, 2009, 2011, 2013, 2015. With planning already in place for the 2024/25 season and each age group being extended to accommodate more teams and players. Any team interested in knowing more details are requested to contact via the jpl.oman Instagram page.

Martin Brock, CEO of JPL, said, “We are happy to have concluded Oman’s highly anticipated youth football league successfully. We thank Lulu for their partnership and support throughout the event to make this league a huge success. JPL has not only provided a professional and safe environment for players and teams to compete consistently but also to grow, experience and develop to maximize their full potential”.

Shabeer KA, Regional Director, Lulu Hypermarket Oman, stated, “We see JPL as a perfect platform for talented footballers from across Oman to achieve their ambitions of becoming successful players. JPL also provides a higher level of engagement between players and is an excellent foundation to challenge players to consider their strengths, areas for improvement and to understand why football should fit into their overall wellbeing.”

JPL has been able to support local SME’s in Muscat and provide them with a platform to showcase and share their services within the JPL community. As a result, various other businesses have also come forward to partner with JPL and develop the project within the Sultanate of Oman.

With an unrivalled presence across the GCC, the event has created a Champions League format where the best players and teams are able to come together to compete and experience playing with the best teams within the region.