Kuwait Handball Federation calls for public and private sector backing

This news has been read 910 times!

Kuwaiti players pose with officials.

KUWAIT CITY, May 18: The General Secretary of Kuwait Handball Federation, Qaid Al-Adwani, has urged both the public and private sectors to extend their support to our national handball teams, especially following their recent remarkable achievements. These accomplishments include the national team securing its first bronze medal at the Masters, marking its return to the podium after many years, and successfully qualifying for the 2025 World Cup finals after a 14-year absence.

Furthermore, the junior team clinched the second position in the recent Gulf Games held in the Emirates, while the youth handball team emerged as the runner-up in the Arab Championship held in Morocco. These accolades were celebrated during an honoring ceremony organized by the Handball Federation for the youth and junior national teams at the Sheikh Saad Al-Abdullah Complex, coinciding with the final round of the General League. The event was attended by Al-Adwani, Assistant Secretary Abdullah Al-Dhiyab, and Federation member Mubarak Al-Daihani.

Al-Adwani emphasized the significance of Kuwaiti handball’s achievements and its resurgence on the global stage. He highlighted the potential of the players to excel in upcoming competitions and called for unified support from senior sports figures for Kuwaiti handball.

Assistant Secretary of the Handball Federation, Abdullah Al-Dhiyab, underscored the importance of the recent achievements, stating that they have reinstated the “Blue” team to its former glory. He emphasized the importance of strategic planning and consistent effort pursued by both past and present federations to secure podium finishes, a goal that has been successfully realized.

In a parallel development, the Premier Handball League commences today, featuring the top six clubs from the league: Kuwait Club, Al-Qadisiya, Al-Salmiya, Kazma, Al-Arabi, and Burgan. The league will adopt a home-and-away system, with matches based on the clubs’ standings in the league. The competition is set to culminate on June 9th.

Simultaneously, the first division league commenced yesterday, comprising teams ranked seventh to fourteenth in the General League. Following the same home-and-away format, this league is scheduled to conclude on July 11th.

Khaled El Anzi

By Al-Seyassah /Arab Times Staff

This news has been read 910 times!

Related Articles

Back to top button

Advt Blocker Detected

Kindly disable the Ad blocker

Verified by MonsterInsights