Ibrahim Bilal, a player for the national muaythai team, won the gold belt in the under-60 kg weight category at the end of the elite international muaythai championship yesterday in the Sulaymaniyah Governorate in the Kurdistan region of Iraq, after his victory over Abdullah Undash, the champion of Lebanon, after a strong match in which our team coach Omar Al-Nuaimi succeeded in hiring The capabilities of our player Bilal to control the course of the fight since its inception to win the WMC golden belt presented to him by His Excellency Adnan Darjal, the Iraqi Minister of Youth and Sports.
In the second match, our international player, Mohamed Mardi, lost to Moroccan champion Hamza Rachid in the under 67 kg weight category.
Thirteen Arab countries participated in the tournament: the UAE, Jordan, Egypt, Algeria, Syria, Lebanon, Libya, Morocco, Tunisia, Palestine, Mauritania, Yemen and Iraq, the host of the tournament, which was held under the supervision of the Arab Muaythai Federation headed by His Excellency Abdullah Saeed Al Neyadi.
The championship competitions resulted in the victory of the Jordanian Selim Zikr Allah over the Syrian Alaa Abu Jaish in the weight of under 71 kg, which was successfully managed by the Emirati referee Meshary Al-Mansoori, and the Yemeni national team player Muhammad Al-Saeedi defeated Siraj Al-Din Khaled (Libya), and the Iraqi Ziad Ibrahim Saeed beat Badri Al-Gilani / Mauritania/ in the under-51 kg weight, and the Moroccan Abdullah Ali Zahidi beat the Iraqi Hamza Faridoun.. The meeting of the Lebanese Ali Tarraf with the Palestinian Ahmed Rashid Hilal in the weight of under 81 kg witnessed the victory of Ahmed Hilal by a technical knockout in the second round.. He witnessed the under-67 weight kg victory of the Egyptian player Mahmoud Gamal over the Jordanian Mahdi Awad.
The eighth match witnessed the first women’s meeting between Karmina El-Sayed (Lebanon) with Moroccan Oumaima Belharcha, winner of the title of best player in the Arab Muay Thai Championship in Abu Dhabi in 2019, in the weight under 87 kg, which came in equal proportions and ended in favor of Moroccan player Omaima Belharcha.
As part of the championship matches, the tenth match in the under-54 kg weight group between the Iraqi Ali Saddam Kazem and the Jordanian Walid Zaqzouq, which resulted in the victory of the Iraqi champion Ali Saddam with the shield of that weight amid great public support.
In the ninth meeting, which brought together the players, the Amir of the coin / Palestine /, and the Iraqi Abbas Saleh in the weight of under 63 kg, under the management of our referee Rashid Al Ali. The competition resulted in the victory of the Palestinian player, Amir Al-Ameh. The tenth round was between the Algerian Shahinaz Bouachiya with the Egyptian Menna Allah Salah. Mohamed for the Algerian player who was crowned with the golden weight shield.
The organizing committee of the championship extended its thanks and appreciation to His Excellency Abdullah Saeed Al Neyadi, President of the UAE Muay Thai and Kickboxing Federation, Vice President of the Asian Federation and President of the Arab Federation for his support of the Arab Championship, and Tariq Al Muhairi, member of the Board of Directors of the Emirates Muay Thai and Kickboxing Federation, Secretary General of the Arab Federation and member of the Executive Office of the International Federation For his continuous follow-up and interest, which helped the development of the game since the UAE hosted the headquarters of the Federation.
His Excellency Adnan Darjal, Minister of Youth and Sports of Iraq, in the presence of the President of the Iraqi Muaythai Federation and the Chairman of the Organizing Committee of the Championship, was keen to honor the heads of the participating delegations on the sidelines of the championship competitions.
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