Mansoor bin Mohammed meets players taking part in Nad Al Sheba Sports Tournament

DUBAI, His Highness Sheikh Mansoor bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Chairman of the Dubai Sports Council, visited the Nad Al Sheba Sports complex where the ninth edition of the Nad Al Sheba Sports Tournament is being held.

During his visit, the Chairman of the Dubai Sports Council, met with players participating in one of the major sporting events organised during the Holy Month of Ramadan.

Sheikh Mansoor bin Mohammed was accompanied by Sheikh Saeed bin Maktoum bin Juma Al Maktoum, President of UAE Padel Association and His Excellency Saeed Hareb, Secretary-General of the Dubai Sports Council and Chairman of the Organising Committee of the NAS Sports Tournament.

The fifth day of the tournament featured exciting padel and volleyball championship matches.

“The NAS Sports Tournament started in 2013 as part of the vision and under the guidance of His Highness Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Crown Prince of Dubai and Chairman of The Executive Council of Dubai.

“The launch of the NAS Sports Tournament was aligned with the lofty goals set by H.H. Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed for the sports sector and social development. His Highness extended unlimited support to achieve these goals, making this tournament a highly anticipated annual event.

“Sheikh Hamdan’s exceptional support enabled this tournament to achieve great results and contribute to the development of the sporting sector, while also promoting a positive sporting culture among families and various social segments.

“In addition to the large participation of both men and women players, the diverse nationalities of players and sporting disciplines and the high technical excellence displayed by the participants bear testament to the success of NAS Sports Tournament in achieving its goals at all levels,” said Sheikh Mansoor.

“We are pleased that this edition features competitions in eight different sporting disciplines, the participation of talented athletes and a large public turnout,” he added.

“The Dubai Sports Council will continue working to develop the NAS Sports Tournament and enhance its success. We will add more sporting disciplines to the Tournament’s future editions, His Highness further said.

During the visit, H.H. Sheikh Mansoor attended a padel and volleyball match and met with players and officials of various GCC teams participating in the event. He also welcomed them to the UAE. His Highness had high words of praise for their performance in the Tournament.

Source: Emirates News Agency