National Basketball Team Honoured for Winning Bronze [Archives:1998/40/Sports]

October 5 1998

Minister of Youth and Sports, Dr. Abdulwahab Raweh last Thursday honoured members of the national basketball team who won the bronze medals of the West Asia Championship for Youths that was held in Beirut in the period 20-26 September 1998 for the first time in history of the game in Yemen .
The minister donated a bonus of 200,000 Riyals for stars of the team and thanked them for their achievements. He announced that a Chinese coach was on his way to Yemen to train the national team.
Dr. Raweh said that constructioin of the indoor sports hall will commence next year and that a number of sports items were purchased from Dubai to the tune of 10 million Yemeni rials.