Yahoo! Maktoob Launches Arabic football App for iPhone

22 Mar, 2013

Yahoo Maktoob - Football App1
Yahoo! Maktoob has announced the launch of a new Arabic football app for iPhone, providing 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. The new Yahoo! Maktoob Football app for iPhone is a full-featured Arabic app, which was built with sharing in mind through deep social integration that allows instant and seamless sharing via Facebook and Twitter.

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.”

He added, “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.”
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

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