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Posted On: 3 March 2019 04:10 pm
Updated On: 12 November 2020 02:03 pm

Team 7 Star win the Qatar finals of the Red Bull Neymar Jr's Five 2019!

Binu Cherian
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Team 7 Stars are Qatar’s 2019 Red Bull Neymar Jr’s Five champions. Amateur footballers and fans from all around Qatar, gathered at Al Bidda Park to settle the score on Friday, the 1st of March. The five-a-side Football tournament has set a challenge to reimagine skill and teamwork on the pitch. The Neymar Jr’s Five was brought together in partnership with Vodafone Qatar, Regency Group Holding, I LOVE QATAR, Aspire Zone, QSports and Xtork Platforms.

The national finals also featured a gathering of some of Qatar’s most prominent athletes. Red Bull athlete and World Champion High Jumper Mutaz Barshim, Red Bull athlete and Squash player Abdulla Al-Tamimi, Red Bull athlete and esports player Ahmad Al Meghessib, as well as Qatar’s national football star AlMoez Ali, all showed their support to the contestants at the event.

The highly-anticipated contest featured almost 200 teams during four qualifier rounds, leading up to the national finals. The top 16 teams then went head-to-head following a knockout format. After putting up an impressive run through the tournament brackets, team 7 Star outplayed their opponents to claim the title and their golden ticket to Brazil.

Team 7 Star will fly to Brazil to represent Qatar at the world finals this July. The lucky 7 Star will have to compete against other finalists from 40 countries for the opportunity to play against the phenomenal PSG striker, Neymar Jr. and his squad. The Red Bull Neymar Jr’s Five tournaments continue to find success as a global signature series, hosted by the Instituto Projeto Neymar Jr.

Source: Press release