21 teams to vie for Ramadan women's tournament glory

21 teams to vie for Ramadan womens tournament glory
The Ramadan sporting event reflects SWS determination to organise year-long activities. (Supplied photo)

Sharjah - This year's edition will highlight the importance of sports during the Holy month of Ramadan



Published: Sat 27 Apr 2019, 11:14 PM

Last updated: Sun 28 Apr 2019, 1:18 AM

Sharjah Women's Sports has announced Ramadan Women's Sports Tournament will be held from May 8 to May 14 with the participation of 21 teams in four disciplines - basketball, volleyball, shooting and archery.
Held under the patronage of Sheikha Jawaher bint Mohammed Al Qasimi, Chairperson of the Supreme Council for Family Affairs and Chairperson of SWS, this year's edition will highlight the importance of sports during the Holy month of Ramadan, enhance athletes' talent and ability in order to help them compete in various tournaments, a press release said.
The Ramadan sporting event reflects SWS determination to organise year-long activities to keep the players in top form which can help them in women's sports events at the highest level.
Nada Askar Al Naqbi, general director of SWS, said: "We are keen at SWS to organise sporting events and activities throughout the year to highlight the talent of our athletes, and provide the needed space for them to compete, show their talent and hone their skills to help them prepare for future tournaments.
"As part of our strategy, we are on a mission to provide the best environment for our players in all competitionss, reflecting the vision of Her Highness Sheikha Jawahar bint Mohammed Al Qasimi, to provide a stimulating environment to encourage women to enter international sporting competitions, and highlight the progress of female sports in Sharjah and the UAE," she added.
 


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