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Kuwait’s referees, women honored

By Abdellatif Sharaa

KUWAIT: President of Kuwait Olympic (KOC) Committee Sheikh Fahad Nasser Sabah Al-Ahmad honored 10 Kuwaiti referees in addition to members of Woman Sports Committee in the presence of Women Committee Chairwoman Fatima Hayat. The honoring of the female referees, coaches and sports leaders was in appreciation of their efforts in the development of women sport in Kuwait and their various contributions in various games. It is aimed at encouraging Kuwait girls and women.

The honorees included: Dr Moudhi Al-Hussainan (Volleyball); Munira Al-Hashash (Basketball); Khalida Al-Ali (Table Tennis); Shahad Behbehani (Weight Lifting); Iman Al-Kout (Taekwondo); Dr Abrar Karoon (Karate, referee and coach); FIBA recognized Basketball coach Farah Al-Ammar; Handball continental referees Maali Al-0Enezi and Dalal Al-Naseem and Tennis referee Aseel Shaheen.

Sheikh Fahad Al-Nasser also honored members of Women Sports Committee members at KOC. They include: Sheikha Bibi Salem Al-Sabah; Rabeah Al-Hajiri; Aliya Al-Sanea and Dr Laila Al-Dhabt. Meanwhile, Fatima Hayat said one of the most important duties of the Olympic committee is not support players only but also for those in the sports field.

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