Mohammed bin Rashid meets Al Ahli Club family, receives President’s Cup

 DUBAI, Jun 2nd, 2013 (WAM) — Vice President and Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum received today at his Palace in Zabeel, the family of Al Ahli Club in Dubai and champions of President’s Cup for Football for this season.

Present at the meeting H. H. Sheikh Hamdan Bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Crown Prince of Dubai, Chairman of Dubai Executive Council and Al-Ahli Sports Club and H.H. Sheikh Maktoum bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Deputy ruler of Dubai.

Sheikh Mohammed congratulated the team on winning the coveted trophy, thanks to the concerted efforts of the players, coach and administrative and technical management, noting to the importance of playing as one team.

He also called on the players and the club to look ahead to the future as this achievement has become from the past and it should be a stimulus for more achievements and victories.

Sheikh Mohammed received the UAE President’s Cup from Abdullah Saeed Al Naboodah named board chairman of Al-Ahli Club Dubai and the team’s captain.

He also received a number of cups, won by Al Ahli Team in various championships and tournaments, wishing them more successes to contribute in developing the UAE sports regionally and globally.

On the other hand, Sheikh Mohammed was briefed on a proposed master plan for the new stadium of Al Ahli Club and directed to prepare the required study for this vital project.

Among those who attended the meeting, Lt. General Musabah Rashid Al Fattan, Director of the Office of the Vice-President, Mohammed Juma Al Naboodah, Matar Mohammed Al Tayer, Deputy Chairman of Dubai Sports Council and Khalifa Saeed Suleiman, Director-General of the Department of Protocols and Hospitality in Dubai.

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