Ooredoo announces that a remarkable total of 83 teams have registered to participate in this year's Ooredoo Masrace, setting the stage for the biggest fishing competition in the Maldives.

The telecom giant said that this was a record for its annual fishing competition.

Ooredoo said that as part of its 18th Anniversary celebration, Masrace 2023 has extended its reach to all four cities: Male' City, Kulhudhuffushi City, Addu City, and Fuvahmulah City. The competition is set to commence on the following dates in each respective city.

  • Male' City: 4th August
  • Kulhudhuffushi City: 11th August
  • Addu City: 18th August
  • Fuvahmulah City: 25th August

Ooredoo said that with 34 teams competing from Male' City, 23 teams from Kulhudhuffushi City, 13 teams from Addu City, and 13 teams from Fuvahmulah City, the competition will be fierce as each team competes for the championship title in their respective cities.

It noted that one noteworthy highlight is the participation of STELCO Kanbalun, an all-girls team, who are the reigning champions of Ooredoo Masrace 2023. Ooredoo added that their remarkable achievement showcases the spirit of empowerment and equality in the fishing community.

A cash prize of MVR 25,000 has been allocated for the first place team while the 2nd place team and the 3rd place team will receive MVR 10,000 and MVR 5,000 respectively.