Kuwait Tennis Fed­er­a­tion hon­ours out­stand­ing play­ers

Kuwait Times - - SPORTS -

Un­der the pa­tron­age and pres­ence of Pres­i­dent of Kuwait and Arab Tennis Fed­er­a­tions Sheikh Ah­mad Al-Jaber Al-Ab­dal­lah Al-Jaber Al-Sabah, KTF held a din­ner in honor of pro­fes­sional play­ers and in­ter­na­tional ref­er­ees, who par­tic­i­pated in the Fu­tures Kuwait In­ter­na­tional Tennis Pro­fes­sion­als tour­na­ment 2016, which was held in the pe­riod Oc­to­ber 30 un­til Novem­ber 19, which saw a large par­tic­i­pa­tion by play­ers from all over the world, in­clud­ing sev­eral Kuwaiti play­ers.

Kuwait Na­tional team mem­bers who won the gold medal in the U16 and the sil­ver medal in the U12 in the Gulf Cham­pi­onship that was held ear­lier in Qatar were also hon­ored. They are Fuad Be­hbe­hani, Essa Qabazard, Bader An­tar and Ali Al-Shatti in the U16 team. Ya­coub Mo­ham­mad, Mo­ham­mad Al-Shatti, Ab­del Raz­zaq Ab­dal, Suleiman Al-Duwaisan, Hussein Al-Shatti for the U12 team. Sheikh Ah­mad Al-Jaber wel­comed those present, and em­pha­sized the suc­cess of the cham­pi­onship and lauded the par­tic­i­pa­tion of Na­tional team mem­bers and the for­eign play­ers. He also lauded the dis­tin­guished per­for­mance of Kuwait’s Ab­dal­lah Maqdis, adding that he along with his col­league Mo­ham­mad Al-Gha­reeb are ex­am­ples that oth­ers should fol­low in order to make ma­jor achieve­ments. Sheikh Ah­mad thanked the Pub­lic Au­thor­ity for Sports and its Di­rec­tor Gen­eral Sheikh Ah­mad Al-Man­sour Al-Ah­mad Al-Sabah for sup­port­ing and spon­sor­ing all KTF ac­tiv­i­ties.

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