Obaid Al-Osaimi

By Abdellatif Sharaa

KUWAIT: Preparations are ongoing at Kuwait Shooting Sport Club’s Jahra branch to start the official training and preliminaries on Saturday in the air pistol and rifle events as well as Olympic archery for HH the Crown Prince Sheikh Mishal Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah’s second annual tournament, which will be held from Nov 4-6, 2021.

Secretary General of Kuwait and Arab Shooting Federations Obaid Manahi Al-Osaimi thanked HH the Crown Prince on behalf of the chairman and board members of Kuwait Shooting Sport Club for his continued support of the sport of shooting in Kuwait. Osaimi said in a press statement that the sponsorship by HH the Crown Prince of an annual tournament that carries his name is a source of pride for the entire shooting community.

Kuwait Shooting Sport Club’s Jahra branch is equipped with the necessary equipment to hold this major event and declare the new season open, Osaimi said. Qualification will be carried out for juniors in Jahra governorate, as the Jahra branch was opened for training following the coronavirus pandemic, and is ready to serve Jahra residents who can carry out their training under the supervision of the technical and administrative departments.

Osaimi said the aim of the chairman and board members of KSSF in organizing local tournaments at various branches is “to allow Kuwaiti youth to practice the sport of our forefathers and discover promising talent”. He concluded his statement by thanking HH the Amir Sheikh Nawaf Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah, HH the Crown Prince Sheikh Mishal Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah, the government and information and culture minister and state minister for youth affairs for their continued support.