“Allied Samba Cup 2011” the first-ever football tournament hosted by Allied Insurance Company between the STO group of companies was held on 16th July 2011 at Kuda Henveyru Turf Ground. According to the organizers, the objective of the event is to create a carnival-style event that brings joy, friendliness and togetherness among the players and audience.
Four teams from Allied Insurance Company, State Trading Organization Plc, Maldives Gas and Fuel Supplies Maldives participated in the tournament.
The tournament started with an exhibition match played between a team from the Management of Allied Insurance Company and a team from the Management of State Trading Organization Plc. The team from STO management won the match by 4-2.
A total of 05 matches were played between the teams. The first match was played between STO Plc and Allied Insurance Company. Allied Insurance Company won the match by 4-3. In the second match, Fuel Supplies Maldives had an easy win over Maldive Gas by 6 goals to nil. In the semi-final matches, Allied Insurance beat Maldive Gas by 8-2 and STO Plc beat FSM by 6-4. STO Plc won the tournament beating Allied Insurance Company by 10-2.
The champion cup and other trophies were given away by Allied Insurance Company’s Managing Director, Mr.Abdul Wahid Thowfeeq.