Honoring a legend: Retirement ceremony for Faisal Siwan

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Faisal Siwan

KUWAIT CITY, June 8: Today marks the conclusion of the 2023-2024 handball season, with the final round of the Premier League taking place at the Sheikh Saad Al Abdullah Complex Hall. The matches kick off with Al Salmiya facing Al Arabi at 4:30 p.m., followed by Burgan taking on Kazma at 6 p.m., and the evening wraps up with Kuwait playing against Al-Qadisiya at 7:30 pm.

Al-Abyad secured the league title for the 12th consecutive time and the 14th in its history since the seventh round. They currently lead the team standings with 38 points, while Kazma and Al-Qadisiyah, with 32 and 31 points respectively, vie for third and fourth places. Al-Arabi and Al-Salmiya each have 25 points, and Burgan has 20 points.

The league’s conclusion will feature a retirement ceremony for Faisal Siwan, a former star of the national team and Sulaibkhat Club. The event, under the patronage of Ahmed Al-Shahoumi, former Vice President of the National Assembly and honorary president of the Al-Qurain Club, includes an exhibition match between veteran players .”

Siwan, currently serving as the director of national teams in the Handball Federation, began his career at Sulaibikhat Club in 1992. He represented the national junior and youth teams in 1997 and played for the First Blue from 1999 to 2014. Siwan boasts a decorated career, winning multiple league and cup titles with various clubs and international tournaments.

In the handball league, Kazma will face Al-Salmiya, and Al-Qadisiya will play against Sulaibikhat in the 13th and final round. Additionally, the senior and the junior teams, have commenced training as part of preparations for upcoming international competitions, including an international tournament in Croatia and Slovenia.

Khaled El Anzi

Al-Seyassah/ArabTimes Staff

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