Yahoo! Maktoob unveils Arabic football app

Football fans can keep track of their favourite sport right on their iPhone with the all new Yahoo! Maktoob Arabic football app.

The new app provides football fans in the Middle East with a highly engaging and easy way to stay connected to their favorite teams, scores and daily sports news.

Key features of the new application include live and full coverage of ongoing regional and international championships, information about matches such as timings and locations, game stats and minute by minute updates including goals, penalties, and fouls, and an ability to post and share all this info instantaneously Facebook and Twitter.

Adel Shehadeh, Product Manager, Yahoo! Maktoob said: “When we looked at sports apps that target our region, we saw that there’s a real opportunity to deliver a rich Arabic application that can satisfy the appetite of sports fanatics whose love for the game is a big part of their daily habits, and who want to be able to keep up with their favorite teams and matches at all times.” 

“The new Yahoo! Maktoob Football app leverages our extensive web content and delivers a true mobile companion that focuses on performance, speed and a unique user experience. We also plan on continuously updating the app and adding new features,” Shehadeh added.

Key features of the new Yahoo! Maktoob Football app, which can be downloaded here

  • Live and full coverage of the latest regional and international championships
  • Minute by minute updates on the games, goals, yellow and red cards, penalties, etc.
  • Ability to post and share updates on Facebook and Twitter
  • Information about matches timings, stadium, capacity, stadium map and referee
  • Statistics about the matches goals, fouls, etc.
  • News coverage with detailed reports on the most important regional and international championships
  • Ability to customize the display of championships and news on the screen

Follow the hashtag #YMFootball on Twitter and see how people are sharing with the Yahoo! Maktoob Football app.