Roger Dubuis announced the kick-off of their grand partnership with Al Ain Football Club, current UAE League champions and former Asian Champions. The Swiss fine watch brand renowned for its avant-garde style and timepieces of extreme technicality and extraordinary complications, signed the agreement as Official Timekeeper of Al Ain FC at a ceremony held at the club’s iconic Hazza bin Zayed Stadium in Al Ain.
The partnership represents the coming together of two entities; that have scaled the peaks of their respective fields and are dedicated to maintaining standards of excellence, commitment and exclusivity, all the while being driven by a determination to succeed that have kept them in the forefront on their particular fields of play.
To celebrate this prestigious partnership and mark the 50 years of the club, Geneva watchmaker Roger Dubuis has developed a 50-piece limited edition of the iconic Excalibur Automatic. The Excalibur Al Ain FC Edition features the club colours on the dial and mentions “Al Ain FC 50 years Anniversary” on the back case.
Collaborating with a champion such as Al Ain FC who enjoys a legendary reputation in the region, is a matter of immense pride for Roger Dubuis, with a common belief in excellence and a dedication to excel.
About Roger Dubuis
Roger Dubuis has been at the forefront of contemporary Haute Horlogerie since 1995.
Its audacious creations, firmly anchored in the 21st century, embody substantial expertise expressed through the finest watchmaking mechanisms combined with powerful and daring designs. Boldness and extravagance are the brand’s signatures, and determination its driving force.
The Roger Dubuis Excalibur and Velvet collections are distributed worldwide through an exclusive sales network and boutiques. The quest for excellence, the long search for the right gesture, as well as the development of unique skills are all defining characteristics of the Geneva-based Swiss Maison.
About Al Ain FC
Al Ain Sports and Cultural Club was founded in 1968 and is based in the city of Al Ain, Abu Dhabi. It is the only representative of the city. In addition to its pioneering role in developing the sports infrastructure and the qualifying champions to compete and achieve achievements in the various sports fields at the regional and international levels, the club embodies the link between the promotion of Emirati culture and the instilling the sports culture as the most important pillars of healthy life.
Al Ain Club is a model of the integrated professional sports system. The club adopts the policy of following best international practices and implementing the administrational, technical and investment plans and strategies according to the highest international standards. It is one of the first sports clubs in the region that has make a considerable progress towards applying the investment arms in a way that ensures self-reliance to provide the requirements of expansion and development in response to the wishes of its broad fan base.
Al Ain Sports Cultural Club consists of 3 companies: Al Ain Football Club company, Al Ain Sports Games Club and Al Ain Club Investment company, all of which is working in harmony to achieve the vision of the Al Ain sports club that aims to win sports championships and achievements to strengthen the UAE’s standing and raise its name in all international events.
“The boss” won a record 13 UAE Pro-League titles, 7 President’s Cups, 3 Federation Cups, 1 Arabian Gulf Cup, a record 4 Super Cups, two Abu Dhabi Championship Cups, the first leg cup of Etisalat Pro Cup, one Gulf Club Champions Cup. The club is the first and only UAE side so far to win the AFC Champions League.