The first handball team in Sharjah Club will launch today at 1:30 pm its journey in the 37th Arab Club Championship, which will be hosted by Tunisia until the 27th of this month, against Al-Salmiya Al-Kuwaiti, in the group stage, for the first group. The tournament is considered a qualifier for the Super Globe Club World Cup, which will be held in Saudi Arabia next month.
The tournament system requires that it be held in its preliminary role in the group stage system from one stage, after the draw placed the Sharjah team in the first group next to the Kuwaiti Salmiya, the Algerian Amal Skikda, and the African Tunisian, while the champions of the Asian and African clubs, Kuwait Kuwaiti and Zamalek of Egypt, came in the group The second with Tunisia’s Esperance and Algeria’s Mouloudia.
The head of the Sharjah mission, the handball supervisor at the club, Jassem Mohammed, confirmed the readiness of the “king”, and said in a call with “Emirates Today”: “The team achieved several benefits in its external camp in Sousse, before moving to the city of Hammamet to launch our participation in the championship.” He continued, “The camp contributed to raising the factors of confidence and readiness for our players, especially with two friendly experiences with Tunisian teams, which enhanced the factor of harmony and homogeneity between the team’s players and the new elements that supported (the king).”
He added, “The tournament is very strong because there is an incentive to snatch the World Cup ticket to the “Super Globe” in Saudi Arabia, in addition to the strength of the names of the teams competing for the title from Asia and Africa.” He concluded: “We have great confidence in the Sharjah players to provide the required level, and we are counting on our opening match to register a new start before the Algerian Amal Skikda meeting the next day, to be followed on the 20th of this month with the African Tunisian meeting at the end of the group stage.”
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