Sports Activities in Various Governorates [Archives:1998/40/Sports]

October 5 1998

Table Tennis:
The Table Tennis Tournamnent in Abyan was concluded last Thursday. The final match grouped Khanfar vs. Hassan and it ended 3/0 for the first team.
The Khanfar team included Rashad Mohammed Nasser, Shukry Ali Ahmed and Ali Bakr Mubarak while the Hassan team grouped Saeed Mohammed Farhan, Jalal Alshafei and Ahmad Bashadi.
The referees were Zaki Mohsen, Mahfouth Ali, Khaled Albadeel and Ahmad Mahdi
The Abyan soccer league second division last Thursday witnessed a hot match grouping, Alderjah vs. Alhilal, which concluded with a 3/1 win for the first team. Alderjah started the game with strong offensives and controlled the first half despite Alhilal’s attempts to counterattack but the first half time ended in a goaless draw.
Alderjah again started the second half with strong offensives that succeeded in scoring a goal by Akram Awad in the 4th minute. Scorer Jalal Haidera netted another goal in the 9th minute only to be followed by the third by Bassam Salem in the 29th minute. Two minutes later and despite desperate attempts by Alhilal to score , Jawad Muqad netted the losing team’s only goal thus ending the match 3/1.
Last Wednesday, the second football league division in Taiz opened with Ahli Taiz scoring a 2/0 win over Alsherrouq netted by Jamal Mohammed Ali and Hamza Ahmad, thus grabbing the first three points in the tournament.
Basketball :
The second basketball league division began in Taiz last Friday grouping the four teams of Taliya, Saqer, Seha and Rashid.
Athletics :
Hadramout’s Athletics Technical Committee for youths (under 17 years) organized a number of track and field games in various races, high and long jump, disc and javelin throw.
Teams from Wehda, Sayoun, Ittihad and Taliya clubs took part with Ittihad winning five championships, Wehda two and Sayoun and Taliya one each.
Hilal Alhodeida last Thursday trounced Alrashid from Taiz 4/1 thus qualifying for a strong match against champions Wehdat Sanaa next Monday in Sanaa. The match comes within the President’s Cup Soccer Tournament organized by the Yemeni football federation in cooperation with a number of commercial companies on the occasion of the country’s celebrations of the revolution festivities.
Karate :
A new branch for the karate Federation was elected in Ebb governorate last Wednesday in the presence of Director of the Youth and Sports Bureau Ali Alhobeishy and representatives of Alshaab, Alittihad, Shabab Jibla and Alfajr clubs. The results were as follows:
Sheikh Ameen Abdulwahedchairman
Waleed Mohammed Alsalamadeputy chairman
Fawzi Mohammed Aldeifyassistant secretary
Mohammed Ali Alibbysecretary
Nabil Dammajtechnical official
Ali Dammajfinancial official
The second football league division in Ebb witnessed two matches last Wednesday, the first grouped Dhafar Alsadda vs. Alshaer and ended 5/0 for Dhafar while the second ended in Alkarama scoring a 2/0 win over Sayyan.