The 2021 Jiu-Jitsu President’s Cup promises to be one of the most exciting editions to date following an exhilarating first round at Abu Dhabi’s Jiu-Jitsu Arena that saw top-class action from male and women athletes from a number of clubs and academies.
Edward Modrovic-owned Saahar clinched the UAE President's Cup World Series for Purebred Arabian Horses crown in Russia. Nine purebred Arabian horses participated in the €50,000 race, which was the part of the first category of races.
Al Ain opened the scoring through Kodjo Laba of Togo to break the deadlock in the dying moments of the first-half. Fifteen minutes after the break, Gillberto slotted home the equalisier to restore the parity for Al Wasl.
Both Sasa Ivkovic and Nicholas Gimenez were on target as Bani Yas ended Ittihad Kalba’s run-up in the quarter-final of the President’s Cup with a 2-0 victory on Sunday.
Baniyas Club dominated both the Men’s and Women’s divisions on a spectacular evening filled with excitement both on and off the mats at Abu Dhabi’s Jiu-Jitsu Arena.
Another two days of intense jiu-jitsu action culminated on Saturday night with mighty Baniyas Club and Sharjah Self-Defence Sports Club winning the Men’s and Women’s divisions respectively at the Jiu-Jitsu President’s Cup for Under-18s.