Hospital group signs as Fifa Club World Cup sponsor

Abu Dhabi-based Burjeel Hospital has signed as a National Supporter of the Fifa Club World Cup, which kicks off today in the United Arab Emirates.

Burjeel is one of the biggest hospital groups in the region and provides sports medicine and other facilities to athletes, including football players.

As part of their sponsorship agreement, the company will support the tournament with extensive medical backing, including services for the participating teams and supporters.

Seven teams will participate in the annual Fifa Club World Cup, with eight matches to be played in two venues.

Alibaba Cloud, the cloud computing subsidiary of the Alibaba Group, is the Presenting Partner of this year’s tournament.

Fifa initially agreed an eight-year Presenting Partnership deal with Alibaba E-Auto, the electric car subsidiary of Alibaba Group, for the tournament from 2015 until 2022.

Alibaba Cloud took over the agreement in 2017 in a five-year deal.

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