KUWAIT: Kuwait’s national e-football team defeated its Saudi counterpart in the final match of the West Asian FIFA21 Championship. The Saudi team was the title holder and tops the rankings of the e-football championships, which makes it an outstanding achievement by Kuwait.
Chairman of the Board of Kuwait e-Sports Club Abdullah Musaed Al-Ali said he is proud of Kuwait players – Abdulrahman Bandar, Mishal Al-Failakawi, Ahmad Salem and Abdullah Al-Reesh – and their outstanding performance in all stages of the championship, especially against the Saudi Arabian Team. He said Kuwait e-Sports Club dedicates this win to HH the Amir Sheikh Nawaf Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah and HH the Crown Prince Sheikh Mishal Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah.
He also thanked HH the Prime Minister Sheikh Sabah Al-Khaled Al-Hamad Al-Sabah and National Assembly Speaker Marzouq Ali Al-Ghanem and Information Minister, State Minister for Youth Affairs Abdulrahman Al-Mutairi for their continued support of youth. Ali appreciated the support of Public Authority for Sport Dr Humoud Fulaiteh Al-Shimmari, Director General of Public Authority for Youth Dr Mishal Al-Shaheen Al-Rabee and PAS Deputy Director General for Competitive Sports Dr Saqer Al-Mulla for their efforts and cooperation to motivate all participants to work for the success of e-Sports Club in representing Kuwait.
He said such championships are organized in the interest of positive social activities that revolve around competitions, mental stimulation and interactive social communication, as e-Sports has multiple players online and provides an important domain for social interaction and mental stimulation. He said players plan and organize efforts and strategies to overcome challenges and obstacles presented in these games.
He thanked Abdullah Al-Rabee for his efforts and financial support in order to allow the club’s participation and represent Kuwait in a way that reflects an honorable image of its youth, which was achieved by hoisting Kuwait’s flag high.