Al Fujairah - December 20, 2016: launched on Monday the 2016 GCC Teams Championships (Junior 14 and Junior 18 years and Men's), under the patronage of HH Sheikh Dr Rashed bin Hamad Al Sharqi Chairman of Fujairah Culture and Media Authority and President of the Fujairah Tennis and Country Club the Hosting Club.
The 2016 GCC Teams Championships will regroup the elite of the region to take part of the UAE National Day festivities.
The 2016 GCC Teams event has registered the participation of 15 Teams and 60 players representing Saudi Arabia, Qatar, Oman, Kuwait, Bahrain and the UAE.
Tennis Emirates is the organizer with the cooperation of the GCC Tennis Organizing Committee represented in the Press conference organized in the FT&CC by Mr.Fouad AL Rowei the Secretary General of the Bahrain Tennis Federation and the Chairman of the GCC Team Championships Technical Committee as well as Mrs Aseel Chahine the Only GCC female ITF Certified Referee.
Mr. Nasser Al Marzooqi the Tennis Emirates Board Member and Tournament Director pronounced a welcome speech during the Press conference on behalf of the Tennis Emirates Board of Directors leaded by the President HH Sheikh Hasher bin Maktoum bin Jomoa Al Maktoum wishing a great Tennis week and a good stay in The Fujairah Emirate. He thanks the HH Dr Rashed bin Hamad Al Sharqi for the patronage of the GCC event as well as the FT&CC management for their cooperation and their efforts to offer the best condition to the Participant countries.
He also thanks the Media and the Organizing Staffand the Sponsors as the Following:
- POCARI SWEAT
- UNDER ARMOUR
- FUJAIRAH CULTURE & MEDIA AUTHORITY
- Le MERIDIEN AL AQAH
- TENNIS COUNTRY CLUB
- FUJAIRAH NATIONAL GROUP
- FUJAIRAH MUNICIPALITY.
- FUJAIRAH TRADE CENTER
- AL SHARQ HOSPTAL
The Round Robin Team competition launched yesterday 19th of December will end on Friday 23rd December 2016 by the Prize Giving Ceremony scheduled at 8 pm just before the Official Dinner.
The Press Conference was headed by Mr. Naser Al Marzooqi, Mr. Slah Bramly the technical Director of TE, Mr. Patrick Antaki General Manager of the FTCC, Mrs. Sarah Clayton The Club Manager, Mr. Kareem Zaki GM of the Novotel .
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