Under the patronage of H.H. Sheikh Hazza bin Zayed Al Nahayn, Al Ain Club First Vice President and Al Ain Club Honorary Board First Vice President, Al Ain Football International Championship 2011 started today afternoon.
Sheikh Abdullah Mohd Khalid S Al Nahyan, Al Ain Club Chairman, announced the opening of the championship and the lauching of Al Ain Club new logo and the opening party was dazzling.
H.E. Rashid Mubarak Al Hajeri, Al Ain Club Vice Chairman, and head of the higher committee organizing AFIC2011, laid a speech in the party and expressed his gratitude and appreciation to H.H. Sheikh Hazza bin Zayed Al Nahyan for the great support in sports and athletes in UAE and his keenness to create the appropriate circumstances that lead to success and development of sport in UAE which benefit our clubs and national teams and H.H patronage for the AFIC is one of the main factors that lead to the success of This championship.
He added: since we formed the committees working in the AFIC, the AFIC has been supported and followed closely by Sheikh Abdullah Mohd Khalid S Al Nayahn, Al Ain Club Chairman, and the board of directors members because it represents an important period in preparing the team for the coming season.
The spokesman of the party, the celebrated media man, Mohamed Al Afraj, succeeded in attaching the attendees elegantly through his presentation and his words had their effect upon the attendees in the opening party by describing Al Ain position in the last season and prasing the efforts of the new management of Al Ain Club and the fans who greatly supported their team during the hard times.