Concorde Fujairah Hotel hosts participating teams of AFC-U19 Championship
GM extends congratulations to Korea Republic Football Association for their victory
Dubai, UAE (December 6, 2012) – Concorde Fujairah Hotel, a luxury accommodation in the heart of the city, hosted the stay of eight teams competing in the Asian Football Confederation (AFC) U-19 Championship which took place at the Fujairah Court.
It was the first time for the emirates of Fujairah and Ras Al Khaimah to host a tournament of the AFC. The league, which is held every two years, is open to players under the age of 19 and acts as a qualifying tournament for the FIFA U-20 World Cup.
The teams who stayed at Concorde Fujairah for the competition include the victorious Korea Republic, Australia, China Iraqi, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Syrian and Thailand. The hotel staff and management ensured that first rate services and facilities were provided to accommodate the needs of the athletes, who are anticipated as the future football stars.
Concorde Fujairah Hotel also received special recognitions from the teams who stayed in the property, to acknowledge the first-rate hospitality that the staff and management had rendered during the duration of the league. The athletes have exhibited utmost enthusiasm and expressed their positive feedback on Fujairah during their stay.
Mohamed Fekry, General Manager, Concorde Fujairah Hotel, said: “We were very pleased to welcome the players who participated in the Asian Football Confederation U-19 Championship. Fujairah hosted the league for the first time thus, we are proud to be part of this momentous event. We hope that the delegations had a wonderful time at the property and made the most of their stays in the splendid emirate of Fujairah. We at Concorde are big sports aficionados and we aim to host more teams from various sports leagues in the future.”
Korea Republic Football Association, the champion in this year’s competition, who beat 15 other teams, had garnered one of Asia’s four slots for the FIFA U-20 World Cup Turkey 2013.
About Concorde Hotel Fujairah:
Concorde Hotel Fujairah is situated in the heart of Fujairah, this boutique hotel offers luxury accommodation with free parking and a rooftop swimming pool. Fujairah International Airport is a 5-minute drive away. Fitted with elegant furnishings, each room and suite is fitted with satellite TV and bathroom amenities. The spa and wellness centre has a variety of beauty treatments. Guests can make use of the fully-equipped fitness centre. The Hotel also offers a superb choice of fine dining restaurants and room service facilities. It’s all day dining Restaurant, Belle View unfurls a scrumptious range of buffet breakfasts, lunches and sit down dinners. While its Samakino Seafood Restaurant is the place to go to for seafood enthusiasts offering freshly prepared fish delights by highly skilled chefs. One can also enjoy al fresco meals at the aromatic Garden of spices. The Bistro cafe meanwhile serves mouthwatering pastries and pies from its cake counter. Its Splash Pool Bar is the perfect spot to soak up the sun even while sipping on your favourite drink. By providing a high level of comfort and service, an outstanding and varied cuisine as well as high standards of hygiene, safety and environmental friendliness, Concorde Hotel Fujairah has acquired an excellent reputation.