KUWAIT CITY, May 21: The 22nd Martyrs Ramadan Futsal Tournament organized by Jabriya Cooperative Society kicked off in style with a big opening ceremony under the patronage of Sheikh Fahad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah and in the presence of Board Chairman Abdulhadi Ghadanfari, Chairman of the organizing committee Ahmad Al-Majdi, board members and a huge crowd that thronged Mohammed Ismail Al-Ghanim School Hall in Jabriya area to enjoy the ceremony.
The matches of day 1 were a festival of goals. Martyr Jassim Dashti team defeated Martyr Ibrahim Safar team with a score of 7-0 in a one-sided match of which Martyr Jassim Dashti team took full control.
The Dashti stars Sami Al-Barqawi and Waseem Nasser showed class. In another match, Martyr Noura Attiya team beat Martyr Najeeb Al-Rifai team by 6-1. Al-Rifai team could not make a comeback despite having distinguished players in its ranks. The third match saw Abdulhameed Khuraibet team win against Martyr Asrar Al-Qabandi team, which withdrew from the encounter, forcing the refereeing committee to award a 3-0 victory in favor of the Khuraibet team.
The same happened in the encounter between Martyr Wahid Safar team and Martyr Mousa Ashkanani team when Wahid Safar team withdrew from the match. Day 2 matches will conclude with an encounter between Abdulatif Al-Wuhaib team and Martyr Sulaiman Al-Sharrah team. A lot of valuable prizes were given out to winners among the audience by Board Chairman Abdulhadi Ghadanfari