DUBAI 15 June 20117: Crown Prince of Dubai and Chairman of Dubai Sports Council (DSC) and patron of the annual event, Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammad bin Rashid Al Maktoum, attended the fifth edition of Nad Al Sheba (NAS) Sports Tournament. He was accompanied by Sheikh Tahnoon bin Zayed Al Nahyan, UAE National Security Advisor.
Their Highnesses attended semi final match of futsal and the final of the padel-tennis match for UAE nationals.
This year’s tournament is being held under a new theme ‘Limitless Abilities’ in keeping with the added emphasis being laid on sports and sporting events for special needs athletes.
This year’s NAS Ramadan Sports Tournament consists of nine sporting disciplines with a total prize fund of more than Dh6 million. Three new sporting disciplines such as fencing, a fitness challenge and football for the deaf have been added along with the other competitions in padel, volleyball, futsal, wheelchair basketball, road runs and road cycling.
By Rajive Singh