The Sharq Ramadan Championship, which is held in Khorfakkan, is considered one of the oldest sports tournaments organized during the holy month in the country, as it was launched in 1994, and has contributed to achieving a large number of important gains, making it a destination for many players and sports teams.
The tournament director, Khaled Murad, told Emirates Today: “Our championship was launched in 1994 under the name Murad Main Championships, and it contributed to spreading the culture of practicing sports in the blessed month of Ramadan, and presented many positive aspects of sports in the Emirates and the city of Khorfakkan in particular, and we are happy to support Emirati football through this tournament, which contributed to discovering many national talents.
He continued, “The club scouts have been attending the tournament for more than 20 years to follow up the players’ levels, and there are a good number of players who participated in the tournament, and they were playing with the national team and the strongest clubs, including Abdulaziz Al-Anbari, Khalil Ghanem, Mubarak Ghanem and Abdullah Al-Naqbi.”
He continued, “The tournament was not limited to the participation of stars, but was and still is supporting the players of the Sunni stages.”
And he continued: “We are proud that the World Cup referee, Muhammad Abdullah, contributed to the success of our championship by arbitrating in more than one final, along with international referees, including Adel Al-Naqbi, Fahd Al-Kassar, and the two assistant referees, Muhammad Al-Hammadi and Hassan Al-Mahri, who were among the arbitration staff that managed the World Cup matches (Qatar 2022). ), and a selection of the best Emirati stadium judges.
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