Several exciting matches were arranged as part of the 2nd Edition of "U 19 Hamdan Bin Mohammed Bin Rashid International Football Championship".
The Championship is organized by Dubai Sports Council with participation of 10 local, Arab & world clubs and decided to be concluded on 16th April.
In the second group, Al-Ahli attained amazing victory over Birmingham 2-1, while Al-Wasl snatched precious draw 3-3 in its match vs. Lance.
Al-Wasl maintained the second place with 4 points after Lance as per scores difference / Al-Ahli is in the third place with 3 points while both Hatta & Birmingham remain with nil points.
As part of the first group's matches – take place at Al-Nasr Club – Italian Professionals defeated the host 3-2 in a competitive match / Al-Jahraa overcame Dubai 4-2.
Italian Professionals Team is in the first place with 6 points followed by Al-Nasr & Al-Jahraa with 3 points, while both Dubai & Al-Shabab remain with nil points.
The Championship is part of the great efforts exerted by DSC to boost youth sector, as per directives of H.H. Sheikh Hamdan Bin Mohammed Bin Rashid Al-Maktoum the Crown Prince of Dubai & Chairman of DSC who has instructed respective bodies to boost youth & junior sectors.
It is worth-mentioning that junior & youth sectors are the real source that supports clubs & national teams.
UAE Junior & youth national teams have attained great achievements; the most eminent of which are the: title of the Asian Youth Cup 2008 / distinctive performance in Youth World Cup 2009 / title of GCC Junior & Olympic sectors / historical qualifying to London Olympic Games 2012.
It is worth-mentioning that DSC has assigned "Stadia Five Co." to organize the Championship, taking into account that the event is sponsored by Auris Hotel / Decathlon Sports Accessories Co.