The PM adopts the treatment of our former national team coach, Akram Salman

Baghdad, Government Sports Advisor Khaled Abdel Wahed Gibian announced this afternoon, Wednesday, that Prime Minister, Muhammad Shiaa Al-Sudani had adopted the treatment of our former national team coach, ‘Akram Ahmed Salman,’ who supervised the train…


Baghdad, Government Sports Advisor Khaled Abdel Wahed Gibian announced this afternoon, Wednesday, that Prime Minister, Muhammad Shiaa Al-Sudani had adopted the treatment of our former national team coach, ‘Akram Ahmed Salman,’ who supervised the training of our national team and many Iraqi clubs, in addition to training many Arab clubs.

The Prime Minister wished the coach a speedy recovery and a quick return to his field and courts, to practicing his activities, and to continuing his efforts.

Source: National Iraqi News Agency

Qadsia against Salmiya for Amir Football Cup

Qadsia football team will play against Salmiya team on Tuesday for the final of the 2023-24 season of Amir Football Cup in Jaber Al-Ahmad International Stadium.

Qadsia qualified for the final after defeating Al-Arabi with a score of (2-1) while Salmi…


Qadsia football team will play against Salmiya team on Tuesday for the final of the 2023-24 season of Amir Football Cup in Jaber Al-Ahmad International Stadium.

Qadsia qualified for the final after defeating Al-Arabi with a score of (2-1) while Salmiya qualified after defeating Al-Tadamon (3-0) in the semi-final matches.

Croatian coach of Salmiya Club Ante Misha said in the press conference for the final match on Monday that Qadsia is ready for this long awaited match and that he will do everything to win the cup.

For his part, coach of Qadsia Club Dr. Mohammad Al-Anazi said that tomorrow’s match will be difficult and that he knows the strength of Salmiya club, the keys to the game, points that can affect his team, and that Qadsia must play a perfect match to win.

The tournament was held 61 times before this season, with Kuwait, Qadsia and Al-Arabi each winning the title 16 times, Kazma 8 times, while Salmiya and Yarmouk each won it twice and Al-Fahaheel once.

Source: Kuwait News Agency

Kuwait’s Al-Rajhi 5th in 400m final at Kobe Para Athletics Championships

Kuwait’s national team player Faisal Al-Rajhi finished fifth in the men’s 400 meters T54 final, at the Para Athletics World Championships, Monday.

He clocked 46.78 seconds, while China’s Hu Yang earned the gold medal in a Championship record of 44.98…


Kuwait’s national team player Faisal Al-Rajhi finished fifth in the men’s 400 meters T54 final, at the Para Athletics World Championships, Monday.

He clocked 46.78 seconds, while China’s Hu Yang earned the gold medal in a Championship record of 44.98 seconds in the event at the Kobe Universiade Memorial Stadium, Western Japan.

On Saturday, Al-Rajhi, 25, secured the gold medal in 5,000-meter wheelchair race, making a remarkable achievement ahead of the upcoming Paralympic Games in Paris 2024.

He is also set to compete in 1,500 meters and 800 meters races in the Kobe games.

In the nine-day championships through May 25, Kuwait has sent four athletes, Al-Rajhi, Dhari Buti in the men’s shot put F37, Tokyo Paralympics bronze medalist Faisal Sorour in the men’s shot put F63 and Malak Ali in the women’s javelin throw F54.

Source: Kuwait News Agency

Kuwait’s Al-Rajhi qualifies for 400m T54 final

Kuwait’s national team player Faisal Al-Rajhi finished third in the men’s 400 meters T54 heat 1 at the Para Athletics World Championships on Sunday, qualifying for the final due Monday.

Al-Rajhi ran in 49.17 in his preliminary round, behind the winne…


Kuwait’s national team player Faisal Al-Rajhi finished third in the men’s 400 meters T54 heat 1 at the Para Athletics World Championships on Sunday, qualifying for the final due Monday.

Al-Rajhi ran in 49.17 in his preliminary round, behind the winner Australia’s Samuel Carter and Britain’s Nathan Maguire, with the top three runners automatically advancing to the final in the event in the western Japanese city of Kobe.

On Saturday, Al-Rajhi won the gold medal in a 5,000-meter race.

Held in East Asia for the first time and serves as a qualifier for the upcoming Paris 2024 Paralympic Games, the Kobe World Para Athletics Championships has attracted some 1,000 athletes from 100 countries and regions, according to the organizer.

Source: Kuwait News Agency