Victorious Kuwait tennis players return home

Victorious Kuwait tennis players return home

Victorious Kuwait tennis players return home

KUWAIT: Kuwait Tennis team that won the doubles gold medal in the men’s and juniors Arab Championship that was held in Morocco returned home. President of Kuwait and Arab Tennis Federations Sheikh Ahmad Al-Jaber Al- Abdallah Al-Sabah, Deputy Chairman of KTF Abdelsamad Al-Aryan, Board Member Ali Al-Daihani, and PSA representative Bashar Al-Kandari received the delegation.

Kuwait’s players Mohammad Al-Ghareeb and Abdallah Maqdis won the doubles gold medal after beating Morocco’s Khalid Alloush and Mahdi Jaddi in the final match 6/3, 6/3. Sheikh Ahmad Al-Jaber expressed his satisfaction with Al-Ghareeb and Maqdis’ achievements, and dedicated it to HH The Amir and HH The Crown Prince and Kuwaiti people.

On the other hand Kuwait was on top of all Arab countries that participated in Davis Cup, including those in North Africa. Kuwait placed 59th worldwide, followed by Tunis 65, Morocco 71, Algeria 83, Lebanon 84, Syria 85, Egypt 95, Qatar 97, UAE 100, Jordan 101, Iraq 107, Bahrain 108, Saudi Arabia 113, Oman 122 and Libya 132.

 

By Abdellatif Sharaa

This article was published on 30/11/2016