Fighting For The Future
May 01, 2018
Al Ain Club win jiu-jitsu
Under the patronage of Her Highness Sheikha Fatima
Bint Mubarak, Chairwoman of the
General Women's Union (GWU),
President of the Supreme Council
for Motherhood and Childhood, and
Supreme Chairwoman of the Family
Development Foundation (FDF), the
2017-2018 Mother of the Nation
Women's Jiu-Jitsu Championship
recently concluded with the Al Ain Club
The championship consisted of
three rounds with the third round
spotlighting ferce competition in which
female Emirati players presented
world-class technique. The players’
performance underlined the effective
role the championship played in
developing talent and expertise.
The fnal round also attracted a large
turnout of athletes’ mothers, trainers and
teachers who attended for encouragement.
This reﬂects the widespread interest in
the sport, with women cheering on their
daughters and students to participate and
prove their ability.
“We are proud by the level of competition
and performance shown by the fghters," said UAEJJF board member, Samira Al
Romaithi, as she expressed her pride in
the skill levels displayed.
“These players are on the right path
towards active and strong participation
in upcoming local and international
competitions, which we are working hard
to achieve during the 2017-2018 season,"
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