The American University of the Middle East (AUM) male football team won the UAAK football league in the final games held at the AUM campus. The team won the league following a 2-0 victory over AOU team on Tuesday, December 10, 2019.
Liam O’Brien – AUM stands at the forefront of private universities in athletics
The Sports Team Director at AUM, Liam O’Brien, said that the university is proud of its students and the athletic level they have reached. “The team has reached a level that is hard to beat and has won international tournaments such as the Euroijada Championship 2019 in Germany” He added.
O’Brien pointed out that the coaches and staff at the Sports Center are keen on physically preparing students to perform their best and prepare for competitions. He also highlighted how AUM now stands at the forefront of private universities in Kuwait in sports activities thanks to the guidance and full support of Mr. Fahd Al Othman, Chairman of the Board of Trustees. He added that the university is keen on providing the Sports Center with state of the art and international specifications in order to secure a holistic approach to athletics.
The team has been undefeated for two years in a row
Over a period of three months, all the tournament games were held at AUM campus, which boasts a FIFA certified football field – a one of its kind among private universities in Kuwait.
Seven teams from different universities and colleges participated in the tournament: AUM, AUK, AOU, ACM, GUST, KCST, and ACK.
Team captain, Bader Tareq, expressed his joy in the results achieved by his team due to their dedication and intensive training. “It is the second year in a row that we do not lose any match in the league. We dedicate this victory to the university, Mr. Fahad Al Othman, our coach Mr. Liam O’Brien and the Sports Center Staff.” He added.