GGWCUP Saudi Arabia 2021
The first ever Global Goals World Cup Saudi Arabia event has taken place in Diriyah, with 26 all-female teams advocating for social and environmental sustainability while battling it out for the chance to take part in the Global Goals World Cup (GGWCUP) grand finale in November.
Hosted by the Saudi Sports for All Federation at Elite Sports Centre in Diriyah, the Kingdom’s inaugural GGWCUP event took place between Thursday, September 16 and Saturday, September 18. The event, sponsored by Adidas and Novo Nordisk, combined social impact and sport, as the teams competed in a 5-a-side football tournament as part of their campaigns to highlight the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).
“I congratulate all of the 26 teams for having the drive and conviction to take part in the first GGWCUP Saudi Arabia, and for all of their individual contributions to the success of this event championing the UN Sustainable Development Goals,”
— HRH Prince Khaled bin Alwaleed bin Talal Al Saud, President of the Saudi Sports for All Federation.