Muscat – The Oman Olympic Committee (OOC) has revealed the details of its participation in the 17th edition of the Arab Club Games for Women, scheduled to be held in the Emirate of Sharjah, United Arab Emirates, from February 1 to 11. This announcement was made during the meeting held by OOC and headed by Taha Sulaiman al Kishry.
Oman will participate in four sports: Athletics, Archery, Fencing, and karate. OOC has completed all procedures related to participation in the tournament, and the delegation includes the official and administrative Omani delegation, sports clubs and their technical and administrative bodies, where the delegation will be headed by Lujaina bint Mohsen al Zaabiya, a member of the committee’s board of directors. The female players are fully prepared to compete and achieve the desired results from participation.
The technical and administrative staff of the athletics team consists of Shanouna bint Saleh al Habsia, the team’s coach, and Asaad bin Nasser al Battashi, the team’s manager. Additionally, there are 11 players: Azza bint Sultan al Yarubiyah, Hana bint Juma al Qasimia, Woroud bint Khalfan al Nasiriyah, Khadija bint Sulaiman al Manjiya, Sheikha bint Rashid al Hinaiya, Alaa bint Abdullah al Zadjali, Naila bint Azzan al Sawafiya, Wahba bint Hamoud al Asimiya, Hana bint Saeed al Tawqiya, Duha bint Hamad al Sanawi, and Faila bint Khamis al Aramiya. The team will participate in events such as the 100m, 200m, 400m, 800m, 1500m, 4x100m relay, 4x400m relay, long jump, high jump, javelin throw, shot put, discus throw, and hammer throw.
As for the shooting team, the technical and administrative staff consists of coaches Nasser bin Ali al Khatri, Allah Dad Balnour al Balushi, and the team administrator Muhammad bin Salem al Shaidi, while the list of female players consists of Suhair bint Salem al Jahmaniyah, Houria bint Ahmed al Yahya, Doha bint Naseer al Balushi, Al Anoud bint Abdullah al Khaliliyah, Amina bint Khamis al Tarshiyya and Siham bint Nasser al Hasaniyya. The team will participate in the 10m air pistol (teams) and 10m air rifle (teams) competitions.
The fencing team delegation consists of coach Hisham bin Ali Karshoud and players Jana bint Muhammad al Sharjiya, Salma bint Saeed al Daghishiya, and Israa bint Saif al Siyabiyah. The team will participate in the epee competition (individual and team) and the foil competition (individual).
The karate team comprises the main coach, Ali bin Talib, and the player, Hawra bint Kamil al Lawati, who will compete in the individual karate competition.
During the meeting, other details related to participation were highlighted, including the technical aspects of the competitions, their schedule and venues, tournament requirements, and important procedural details to be implemented.
The tournament will feature more than 560 female players representing 63 teams from 15 Arab countries across 8 different sports: athletics, fencing, karate, archery, basketball, volleyball, table tennis, and archery. The Supreme Organizing Committee of the tournament has announced the readiness of 8 advanced sports facilities distributed across various locations in the cities and regions of Sharjah to provide optimal conditions and services for Arab teams and players, prioritizing safety and security.