KUWAIT CITY, June 2: Kuwait Team reserved its place in the semifinal in the fourth group after defeating Sadan Academy Team 1-0. The goal was scored by Muhammad Yasser. Kuwait Team will meet Super Hat Trick, which defeated Hassan Abul Team in a penalty. The teams that will play the final match of the second group will be determined after the game between late Sheikh Khalid Al-Yusuf Team and the Talented Team, while Jahra Stars encounters Al-Tumouh Team.
The national coach and technical analyst for Al-Roudhan Ramadan Competition Hamad Al-Othman stressed the competition has always maintained high technical standard but the 39th edition is exceptional. He noted the participation of teams from other Gulf countries such as Saudi Arabia, Bahrain and Emirates in addition to Arab countries like Egypt, Libya, Iraq and Jordan increases the heat of competition due to the strong desire of each team to raise the flag of their countries in such an important competition.
He added the second round of the competition will be stronger and more exciting, because all the teams have professional players. He stressed the fi rst round introduced a number of names like Ptchino and Gigi Iyala from Holiday in addition to Rodriguez from Al-Romi Team. Hamad Al-Othman selected his best players, including goalkeeper Muhammad Al-Huzaim, Nasser Al-Elyan, Iyala, Ptchino and Ali Al-Saif for the first 15 days of the competition.
Badr Nasser from Credit Bank Team won the best player award in the match with Mani Company Team, while Abdulwahab Al- Rashidi from Super Hat Trick and Fawaz Muhammad from Kuwait Club won prizes for best players in the junior’s competition on day 16th.