Nada Al Naqbi made Head of Women's Committee of Arab Basketball Union

Nada Al Naqbi made Head of Women's Committee of Arab Basketball Union
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Published February 7th, 2016 - 14:45 GMT via SyndiGate.info

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Nada Al Naqbi
Nada Al Naqbi

Nada Al Naqbi, Manager of the Women Sports Department at Sharjah Ladies Club, SLC, has been selected as a member of the Executive Committee and Head of the Women's Committee at the Arab Basketball Union.

Al Naqbi selection was made during the Arab Basketball Union's two-day meeting being held on the sidelines of the 3rd Arab Women Sports Tournament in Sharjah.

Major General Abdullah Ismail Al Gergawi, President of the Arab Basketball Union said, "We are proud of Al Naqbi who was appointed to this post due to her hard work and dedication in the sports field, and her active role in promoting women's sports. She has vast experience in Arab sports and is Head of the Women's Committee at the Arab Karate Association, and has been instrumental in supporting Arab basketball activities. Her achievements speak for themselves." He added, "The UAE Basketball Association supports Arab basketball tournaments, especially those held in the UAE. Arab basketball is witnessing an impressive development, and the Arab Basketball Union will support Arab basketball teams which will compete in the Asian and African championships."

Al Gergawi extended his thanks to H.H. Sheikha Jawaher bint Mohammed Al Qasimi, Wife of H.H. the Ruler of Sharjah and Chairperson of the Supreme Council for Family Affairs, for her support for sports activities, specifically women's sports, as well as for hosting the Arab Women Sports Tournament every two years. He lauded the exceptional success of the tournament that is currently taking place in Sharjah until February 12th and its continuous development, as seen in the excellent organisation of the tournament.

Nada Al Naqbi expressed her pride at being selected by the Arab Basketball Union to become a member of the Union's Executive Committee and Head of the Women's Committee at both the UAE Basketball Association and the Arab Basketball Union. She pledged to live up to the trust bestowed upon her, and praised the Union's role in being the first supporter of Arab sports.

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