General Mohammad Hilal Al Ka'abi, Chairman of the Board of Directors of AFOC
and Chairman of the organising committee, thanked the Abu Dhabi Sports Council, other government departments and sponsors for their support to the tournament.
AFOC physicians assist with pre-season orthopedic evaluations, cover home games of the UAA hockey team, expedite scheduling of appointments and diagnostic tests for student-athletes, provide physical therapy and perform surgeries.
In addition, the physicians at AFOC provide medical coverage at the Carrs/ Safeway Great Alaska Shootout, Kendall Hockey Classic and NCAA tournaments UAA hosts.
Among the sporting events that AFOC
supports are the many running events for men and women.
Since 1969 Alaskans have been able to turn to AFOC
for their orthopedic surgical and fracture management needs.
All the UAE players -- Shaker Ali, Naif Ogab, Mahmoud Al Attar, Syed Ebrahim, Hareb Al Mansouri, and Hussain Al Suwaidi -- are taking part in the bowling event at the AFOC
Festival, in addition to former FIQ World Cup winner Mohammad Khalifa Al Qubaisi, the chairman of the UAE Bowling Federation, and Patrick Hailey, the former coach of the UAE and Kuwait teams.
The jiu-jitsu competitions have been very successful and the participation of outstanding players from many foreign countries proves the renown and importance of the AFOC
Festival in the Asian continent.
General (R) Mohammad Hilal Al Kaabi, the Chairman of the Board of Directors of the AFOC
and the Organising Committee, expressed his gratitude and the appreciation of the Organising Committee to the continuous support of Shaikh Mohammad Bin Zayed Al Nahyan and Shaikh Hazza Bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Advisor to the National Security Council and President of the Abu Dhabi Sports Council, and the kind patronage of Shaikh Mansour Bin Zayed Al Nahyan which enabled the organisers to achieve such great success every year.
Hussain Abdullah Khoury, the member of the festival organising committee in charge of the chess competitions, announced that FIDE (the International Chess Federation) has sanctioned the competitions of the AFOC
Ramadan Festival and the results achieved in it will help in earning international ranking.
Khulood will hold her masterclass at the AFOC
from 9-11am on February 9.
Semi Finals: at AFOC
on March 11 and Final at the same venue on March 15.
The 40-minute indoor ceremony, which was held in the AFOC
auditorium, showcased a blend of heritage and modernity in the UAE.