The Jiu-Jitsu Federation affirmed the readiness of the UAE players to compete in the Abu Dhabi World Professional Championship challenge, led by the global trio: Omar Al Fadhli, Faisal Al Ketbi and Wadima Al Yafei, and their determination to achieve outstanding results in the competitions, which will be held during the period from the sixth to the ninth of next April, at the Jujitsu Arena in the city of Zayed Sports.
The 12th edition of the largest and most distinguished jiu-jitsu championship is held under the patronage of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the Armed Forces, and its prize money is 2.7 million dirhams.
Player Omar Al-Fadhli, who will participate in the tournament, has succeeded in gaining a prominent position in the 62 kilogram category after winning a number of world championships and Asian titles, in addition to winning the gold medal in the Abu Dhabi World Professional Championship for the year 2019, while Faisal Al Ketbi seeks to win a new medal. During this edition, after winning the silver medal in the 85 kg category in the previous version, Wadima Al-Yafei, one of the most promising local talents, seeks to win the gold medal in this year’s edition of the highly anticipated tournament.
Faisal Al Ketbi said: “I express my sincere gratitude to the Jiu-Jitsu Federation for organizing the championship, in light of these difficult circumstances that witnessed the cancellation of sporting events in various parts of the world. However, the Federation took a proactive approach in organizing closed training camps and local competitions, and I am very happy to be able to benefit. From these opportunities to keep fit and ready. ”
For his part, Omar Al-Fadhli said: “There is no room for weaknesses in a tournament of this level, as we will face the strongest competitors in the world, and our preparations should be comprehensive, to present our best in all fights, and I am happy to participate in different tournaments and test various techniques in an atmosphere Competitive over the past two months, during which I have been keen to refine my physical fitness, and I am confident that I will perform strongly in the championship.
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