President Khalifa Receives Gulf Cup Champions

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President Khalifa Receives Gulf Cup Champions

President Khalifa Receives Gulf Cup Champions

(Abu Dhabi) – President His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan received members of the UAE national football team at the Al Rawda Palace in Al Ain, a day after their historic victory at the 21st Gulf Cup. The UAE beat Iraq 2-1 at Bahrain’s National Stadium in Manama, securing the country’s second Gulf Cup title in six years.
President His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan emphasised his interest in supporting all sports activities which would promote the civilized image of the UAE in different spheres. Noting that national sports and sportspeople are the face of the UAE and represent the country to the world, Sheikh Khalifa said it is the duty of all of us to stand by them and to develop their abilities and skills to represent the UAE and hoist its flag high at all regional and international sports events.