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Ahead of the final of the Asian Games on November 25, Saeed Abdul Ghafar, Vice President of UAE Football Association and a delegation that included players from the National Team, visited Borouge’s Marketing and Sales office in Guangzhou, China, where the 16th Asian Games have been running since November 12.   William Yau, CEO of Borouge’s Marketing Company, accompanied by Board Directors and Management from Abu Dhabi and Borouge’s staff in Guangzhou, met the delegation to wish them well. 


Official Marketing Sponsor Borouge, wishes the UAE FA National Team great success in Guangzhou.


Photograph from left to right:

UAE Football player

Abdulla Khalifa Al Jaberi, Borouge Vice President Procurement

UAE Football player

Abdulwahab Ahmed Al Ahmed, Board Member, Finance Committee Chairman, UAE Football Association

Andy Liu, Borouge Regional General Manager Asia North

Saeed Abdul Ghafar, Vice President, UAE Football Association

William Yau, CEO of Borouge’s Marketing Company

Ahmed Omar Abdulla, Board Director, Borouge’s Marketing Company,

Ahmed Al Shamisi, Diplomatic Attaché, UAE Embassy

Hisham Abdulla Abbas, Board Director, Borouge’s Marketing Company,

Christoffer Forman, Senior Advisor, Borealis

Hussain Sultan Ahmad Lootah, Borouge Senior Vice President Middle East



The UAE FA National Team will face Japan in the Asian Games Football final after the Gulf side knocked out South Korea during the last minute of the game recently.  This is the first time for UAE FA National team to reach Asian Game Football final.


Borouge, a leading provider of innovative, value creating plastics solutions, is proud to be the Official Marketing Sponsor of the UAE Football Association National Team as they aim to shine at the 16th Asian Games by winning the Gold Medal. 


“We are delighted with UAE footballers’ excellent performance,” said William Yau as he extended his good wishes to the team. “Borouge is proud to support such a great team and we hope the team carries the trophy high in the final tonight!”


The delegation was impressed by Borouge’s extensive experience in providing innovative, value creating plastics solutions and their new offices in Guangzhou, China.


Borouge is a joint venture between ADNOC, one of the world’s largest oil and gas companies, and Austria based Borealis, a leading provider of chemical and innovative plastics solutions.




For further information, please contact:


Craig Halgreen, Vice President, Global Communications, Borouge
Tel.  +971 2 6070807,
Maggie Chen, Communications Manager, Borouge

Tel.  +86 21 6137 6805,


About Borouge


Borouge is a leading provider of innovative, value creating plastics solutions. A joint venture between the Abu Dhabi National Oil Company (ADNOC), one of the world’s major oil and gas companies, and Austria based Borealis, a leading provider of chemical and innovative plastics solutions, Borouge is a groundbreaking international partnership at the forefront of the next generation of plastics innovation.

Borouge has its headquarters in the United Arab Emirates and Singapore, employs approximately 1,600 people representing more than 40 nationalities and serves customers in more than 50 countries across the Middle East, Asia-Pacific, Indian sub-continent and Africa.


Building on Borealis’ unique Borstar® technology and experience in polyolefins for more than 50 years, Borouge provides innovative, value creating plastics solutions for the infrastructure (pipe systems, and power and communication cables), automotive and advanced packaging markets.


In 2010 Borouge tripled its annual production capacity in Abu Dhabi to 2 million tonnes and an additional 2.5 million tonnes per year is scheduled for completion by the end of 2013 to create the world’s largest integrated polyolefins plant.


Borouge is also investing in plants and logistics hubs in Asia and an Innovation Centre in Abu Dhabi. Today Borouge and Borealis manufacture over 5.4 million tonnes of polyethylene and polypropylene annually. Focused on Value Creation through Innovation they ensure that their customers throughout the value chain, around the world, can always rely on superior products and security of supply.


Borouge is committed to the principles of Responsible Care® and together with Borealis proactively contributes towards addressing the world’s water and sanitation challenges through their Water for the World™ initiative.


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