Sheikh Zayed Project Salutes UAE Soccer Chief

Yousuf Al-Serkal, president of the UAE Football Association

The Sheikh Zayed Bin Sultan Al Nahyan Children’s memorial project has sent a congratulatory message to president of the UAE Football Association Mr Yousuf Al-Serkal for winning the bid to host the Asian 2019 football tournament.

A statement issued by president of the project in Accra, Mr Yahaya Alhassan said, ‘It was deserving and in the right direction for world football, considering the success story of the previous tournaments hosted by UAE.’

The statement thanked Mr Yousuf, Mohammed bin Thaloob, the UAE  bid chairman, and Sheikh Hazza bin Zayed for their tremendous work in ensuring the 2019 Asian tourney will be hosted by UAE.

Mr Yousef Al-Serkal, also the vice president of the Asian Football Federation, is a worthy friend and ambassador of the Sheikh Zayed children’s project, a soccer programme to provide education and welfare to disadvantaged girls, children and orphans in Ghana.

 From The Sports Desk

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