• Asian Cup
  • 05 January 2019

The Chairman of the Saudi Arabian Federation Congratulates the UAE Federation and the Organizing Committee for the Success of the Opening Ceremony of the Asian Cup


HE the Chairman of the Saudi Arabian Football Federation, Mr. Qusay bin Abdulaziz Al-Fawaz, congratulated brothers in the United Arab Emirates for the success of the opening ceremony of the 2019 Asian Cup, pointing out that the start gave a great impression that an outstanding edition of the continental event will be provided.

The Chairman of the Saudi Arabian Federation confirmed that the UAE Federation's organization of this edition, which includes 24 teams for the first time, emphasizes the attention given by the country's prudent leadership to sports and youth, the keen interest of the General Authority for Sports led by HE Major General Mohammed Khalfan Al-Rumaithi to realize the vision of the State, the successful work of the UAE Federation headed by Mr. Marwan bin Ghalaita, and the resources and expertise that the Organizing Committee has to achieve the highest standards of success.

Al-Fawaz pointed out that the preparations made by the Organizing Committee and the special opening ceremony confirm that the participating teams, the sports fans and the media in the continent are promised an outstanding championship for the largest edition in the history of the Asian Cup.

The Chairman of the Saudi Arabian Federation expressed his wish that the efforts made are accompanied by a technical success to confirm the level of playing in Asia, stressing that the Saudi Arabian Federation has placed all its resources in the service of the disposal in the UAE Football Federation to contribute to the success of the hosting event.

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