In collaboration with the launch of the 8th GCC Ladies Tournament 2007, under the patronage of Her Highness Sheikha Jawaher Bint Mohammed Al Qasmi, wife of His Highness Sheikh Sultan Bin Mohammed Al Qasmi, and in support of taking ladies sports activities in the UAE to new heights.
This sponsorship comes from the continuous efforts of companies to support upcoming sports teams in the UAE and encourage the phenomenal accomplishments of sportswomen in the region, who have shown their talent through the Sharjah Ladies Club by winning championships in local and regional tournaments. The continued winning streak of these sportswomen in basketball, table tennis, volleyball and shooting, which has made their country proud is also a result of the continued support and encouragement of Her Highness Sheikha Jawaher Bint Mohammed Al Qasmi.
Fal, a company specialized in petroleum trading, will officially begin their sponsorship of the Sharjah Ladies Club during the 8th GCC Ladies Tournament 2007, from 10th of February to the 15th of February and will continue their sponsorship till the end of the 2007.
Her Highness Sheikha Jawaher Bint Mohammed Al Qasmi, Chairperson of the Supreme Council for Family Affairs and Chairperson of the Sharjah Ladies Club, welcomed the sponsorship from Fal group of companies by stating, “With a vision to fulfill our duty to take care of the community and its children, Sharjah Ladies Club has given first priority to women’s sports and we are the first in the region to do this”.
“We have formed and trained sports teams since 1982, when the club was launched in Sharjah, UAE. We have professional, trained teams in basketball, volleyball, table tennis, tennis, shooting, karate, ice-skating and swimming, who compete locally with sports teams from various branches of the club within Sharjah. We further expand our championships by including teams from governmental and private organizations in the UAE, which resulted in the launch of the GCC Ladies Tournament, a championship that has created many winners and added to the accomplishments of the teams in Sharjah Ladies Club.
Her Highness further added, “I would like to thank all the organizations sponsoring and supporting this championship. I would specially like to thank Fal group of companies for their sponsorship of our selected sports teams in the Sharjah Ladies Club for the year 2007”.
Abdullah Juma Al Sarri, owner of Fal companies commented, “We recognize the importance of taking ladies sports in the UAE to new heights. The local UAE lady has proven that she is a champion in any sport. Our sponsorship of Sharjah Ladies Club is a direct result of their reputation in producing champions on local and international arenas. We aim to support their mission to organize championships between local and international teams in ladies sports”.
The GCC Ladies Tournament organized by Sharjah Ladies Club is the first of its kind in the Middle East.
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