A Football Tournament for the Prince Faisal’s Cup [Archives:1999/35/Sports]

August 30 1999

Ali Al-Ashwal, the chairman of the Yemeni team of football match, affirms that the union is trying to organize an Arab tournament that include teams from Saudi Arabia, Kuwait, Qatar, UAE and Bahrain in the memory of the late Saudi Prince Faisal. He also added that the prince was very supportive for sports and youths in all Arab countries. He also said that he deserved to be honored for he is very much appreciated and respected by all. His death was a heavy loss for the whole Arabs. We in the Yemeni Union have contacted these countries in order to hold this tournament in his commemorative ceremony in September 30, 1999. We hope that all will respond favorably to this call.