Fujairah Ruler receives sports officials

Fujairah: Supreme Council Member and Ruler of Fujairah, HH Sheikh Hamad bin Mohammed Al Sharqi received on Tuesday at his Rumailah Palace, Nasser Al Yamahi, Head of the Fujairah Group Organising committee of the 2012 AFC U-19 Championship. Yamahi was accompanied by other senior officials of the Asian Football Confederation.

The 37th edition of the tournament takes place in Fujairah between 3rd and 17th November. AFC had approved the UAE earlier last year to be the host of the event. The top four teams playing in the tournament will qualify directly to the 2013 FIFA U-20 World Cup hosted by Turkey.

The Ruler welcomed the AFC officials and administrators of participating teams and wished the event all success.

He also praised the organising committee for its efforts for hosting this major sports event in the emirate in an excellent way.

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