Fighting For The Future

May 01, 2018
Al Ain Club win jiu-jitsu championship

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 topping.

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," she added.
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