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UAQ Ruler grants AED10m to UAE national football team

UAQ Ruler grants AED10m to UAE national football team
2013-01-22 22:46:02

Umm al-Qaiwain, 22 Jan. 2013 (WAM) – His Highness Sheikh Saud bin Rashid Al Mu’alla, Supreme Council member and ruler of Umm al-Qaiwain has awarded AED 10 million to the members of the UAE national football team for winning the 21st Gulf Cup last Friday in Bahrain.

The award was announced by Sheikh Saud as he received the victorious team today at his palace.

Sheikh Saud extended congratulations to President His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan Vice President and Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, the Supreme Council members and Rulers of the emirates, and the people of the UAE.

Sheikhs, senior officials, president of the UAE Football Association, Yousef Al Serkal, and the team’s coach, Mahdi Ali, were present at the meeting.

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