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Sharjah Women's Sports Club dedicate General Volleyball League title to Sheikha Jawaher


Abdullah Juma Al Darmaki, Hanan Al Mahmoud,Noura Al Noman, Dr. Abdulaziz Al Noman and other dignitaries with members of the Sharjah Women's Sports Club volleyball team during the presentation ceremony.

Gulf Today, Staff Reporter

The Sharjah Women's Sports Club have dedicated the title of the General Volleyball League Championship for the 2023/2024 season to Her Highness Sheikha Jawaher Bint Mohammed Al Qasimi, wife of the Ruler of Sharjah and Chairperson of the Sharjah Women's Sports.

They dedicated the title following their thumping victory over Epic Academy 3-0 (25/5, 25/31, and 25/8) in the final match of the competition held at the Sharjah Women's Club Hall.

Sharjah Women's Sports Club volleyball team performed well throughout the tournament and maintained their unbeaten streak. In the final, they dominated the proceedings from the beginning and kept their rivals under pressure till the end to clinch the title.

Defending champions Al Wasl finished second while the American University team came third.

Abdullah Juma Al Darmaki, the President of the UAE Volleyball Federation, Hanan Al Mahmoud, Vice Chairperson of Sharjah Women's Sports, Noura Al Noman, Chairperson of the Executive Office of Her Highness Sheikha Jawaher Bint Mohammed Al Qasimi, Dr. Abdulaziz Al Noman, advisor to the Sharjah Women's Sports, as well as the Vice Presidents of the UAE Volleyball Federation, Osama Al Qarqash and Jamal Al Mataroshi, in addition to the Secretary-General Abdulaziz Al Salman, among other dignitaries graced the presentation ceremony.

Noura emphasized that the well-deserved victory and the overwhelming joy across the Sharjah Women's Sports Club were not fortuitous occurrences.

“It was the result of significant financial and moral support, where everything possible and necessary was provided to achieve the best results, she added.

Noura Al Noman pointed out that sports in general, and women's sports in particular, have made significant progress in recent years thanks to the resources made available to them.

Expressing hopes for further accomplishments, she articulated a desire to elevate the emirate's standing and aspirations.

Noura Al Noman stated, "Securing the volleyball league title and the overall excellence of our club's teams will significantly bolster the national teams' progression, a goal the Sharjah Women's Sports is steadfastly pursuing."

Amidst the joy of winning the title, Hanan Al Mahmoud conveyed greetings and congratulations of Her Highness Sheikha Jawaher Bint Mohammed Al Qasimi to all the team players for their well-deserved victory in the league's final match.

She considered the victory as the beginning of a series of future championships and achievements awaiting the club not only in volleyball but also in other sports, especially after a series of preparations and camps that preceded the recently concluded Arab Women Sports Tournament and yielded positive results for all teams.

Hanan Al Mahmoud mentioned that the technical follow-up and performance measurements conducted by the Scientific Center for Research and Sports Performance Development, affiliated with the Foundation, contributed to harnessing the players' capabilities and achieving the desired outcomes during the competitions.

“This systematic approach is anticipated to positively influence all teams within the club in the upcoming period.”

She expressed optimism about attaining improved results in the next season, extending beyond volleyball to encompass all sports. Hanan Al Mahmoud attributed this outlook to the steadfast support and diligent monitoring of the club's operational framework.

Sofian Al Jarbi, the statistician for the Sharjah Women’s Sports club team, revealed that all the match statistics favored their club, confirming their superiority throughout the game.

“Sharjah Women’s Sports club team was the best in the match, with player Sheroub Mildred scoring 21 points and Matia Magik scoring 15 points. They were the best in serving and receiving, committing only 16 errors, which is an excellent ratio. The reception rate was also high at 63%, indicating the team's proficiency and improvement compared to the opponent.”

Dr. Karim Bin Ayad, the coach of the Sharjah Women's Sports Club’s volleyball team, affirmed that his team deservedly won the championship title due to their exceptional performance and commendable results throughout the season, both domestically and in the recently held Arab Women’s Sports Tournament, where they secured third place.

He promised to achieve better results in the next season, affirming the team's commitment to championships and expressing gratitude to Dr. Abdulaziz Al Nuaimi, the Sharjah Women’s Sports’ advisor, for his constant support.

The winning team members included Aliya Nasser, Mona Abbas, Fatima Khalid, Latifa Al Kaabi, Nada Waseem, Mahra Mohammed, Fatima Thabet, Reem Al Sweidi, Nibal Al Kabir, Matia Magidik, Ma'ida Mohammed, Sheroub Mildred, Mashael Salem, Amina Malallah, led by coach Karim Bin Ayad, his assistant Sofian Al Jarbi, and administrator Anoud Al Mahiri.

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