Quotes: MENA   Enter Symbol: NewsLetter: Search: advanced

Qatar- Classy Huzam lands gold medal Alouafi outshines Alghanem  Join our daily free Newsletter

MENAFN - The Peninsula - 29/05/2014
No. of Ratings : 0
Add to Mixx!



(MENAFN - The Peninsula) Qatar's boxing hero Huzam Nabah yesterday out-punched inexperienced Fahad Al Thani to win the welterweight gold on the concluding day at Doha Open Championships and then quickly turned his attention to this year's Asian Games in Incheon.

Huzam, the 2006 bronze medallist at the Doha Asian Games, forced Fahad into a corner before unleashing well-timed hooks to seal his 3-0 win at Qatar Sports Club Indoor Hall where the two-day event came to an end.

"He is a good fighter," Huzam said modestly after his one-side fight in the 69kg class. "But he gave me good preparation ahead of my next assignment," the Qatari added.

"I shall be competing in a far more tougher event in Belarus at the beginning of June. I am keen to do well there because that would be my final big event before this year's Asian Games in September," the 33-year-old added. "I want to win the gold at the Asian Games. I am preparing for that. I shall be going away on a 20-day training came after Ramadan," he said.

"Fahad is a talented boxer but he needs more fights. He will become better," Huzab said.

When asked about his friendship with Fahad, Huzam said: "Yes, we are very good friends. But when we go inside the ring, we are not friends. But I am want him to go for more fights because he loves boxing."

Fahad said: "I want to learn more. This was a tough fight. I will continue to work hard and get more experience."

In another bout yesterday, Azedine Alouafi played the waiting game to score a points win over Karem Alghanem in the super heavy class reserved for boxers above 91kgs.


In the heavy class (91kgs), Elsaey Amir Ashraf won a technical knockout (TKO) over Ahmed Hassan Ali to pick up the gold.

In a rather surprise result, Hakan Nornureyddin emerged winner over the well-built Sunday Clement in the light heavy class (81kgs).

In the 75kgs class, Hadi Al Tom exhibited brutal punching power to outshine Hazem Nabah, managing a 3-0 card.

Minutes earlier, Mohammed Al Tom showed experience matters in boxing when he produced a points win over Aderogba Adebayo Tunde in the light welterweight class (64kgs).

In the 60kgs class, Abdelfateh Nafil beat Abdullatef Mohamed Sadiq while in the bantam class, Molla Getachew produced his second successive win in as many days by hammering Nabiyyou Ali Mohamed. The day's proceedings started with Yahya Saleh scoring a 2-1 card win over Gebresselasy Asefa.

Yousuf Ali Al Kazim, President, Qatar Boxing Federation (QBF), gave away the medals to the winners.

Al Kazim said:"We want to thank Qatar Sports Club management for allowing us to host this event. It was a fantastic event."

The QBF president added: "We are already planning to host another event of this kind, maybe outdoors. But that event will be staged in winter when the weather is pleasant."

He also appreciated the enthusiasm of boxers.

"This has been a successful event. We are delighted with the response from the participants," he said.

 


The Peninsula




  MENA News Headlines
 Sep 24 2016 - Spikes Asia Festival of Creativity 2016 Award Winners AnnouncedMENAFN Press
(MENAFN Press) SINGAPORE, Sept 24, 2016-(ACN Newswire)-The final day of Spikes Asia culminated in a ceremony to celebrate the winners of the annual Spikes Asia Awards. The industry gathered to ...

 Sep 24 2016 - Pagan Ritual for Social Justice is Open to the PublicMENAFN Press
(MENAFN Press) Online PR News – 24-September-2016 – Long Beach, CA – The pagan communitys belief systems are many and diverse. Many pagan spiritual systems are centered around at ...

 Sep 24 2016 - Saudi Arabia offers Iran to reduce oil productionMENAFN
(MENAFN) According to official sources, Saudi Arabia has offered to reduce oil production if rival Iran agrees to cap its own output this year.Accordingly, the offer, which has yet to be accepted or ...

 Sep 24 2016 - Egypt negotiates to receive USD300m of Sinai's loanMENAFN
(MENAFN) According to a government source, Egypt's Ministry of International Cooperation is about to receive Abu Dhabi Fund for Development (ADFD) loans geared for development projects in Sinai.The ...

 Sep 24 2016 - Qatar's CRA to order Ooredoo to provide access to QNBNMENAFN
(MENAFN) The Communications Regulatory Authority (CRA), Qatar National Broadband Network (QNBN) had issued a complaint issued against Ooredoo for not complying with an agreement to provide access to ...

 Sep 24 2016 - Kuwait- Sheikh Sabah Al-Khaled meets Latvian FMKuwait News Agency (KUNA)
(MENAFN - Kuwait News Agency (KUNA)) NEW YORK, Sept 23 (KUNA) - First Deputy Premier and Foreign Minister of Kuwait Sheikh Sabah Al-Khaled Al-Hamad Al-Sabah held talks here on Friday with Latvian ...

 Sep 24 2016 - Kuwait- Sheikh Sabah Al-Khaled meets Tanzanian FMKuwait News Agency (KUNA)
(MENAFN - Kuwait News Agency (KUNA)) NEW YORK, Sept 23 (KUNA) -- Kuwait First Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Sheikh Sabah Al-Khaled Al-Hamad Al-Sabah met on Friday the Tanzanian Minister ...

 Sep 24 2016 - Kuwait- Syria's truce meaningless without split of moderate opposition, terrorists - LavrovKuwait News Agency (KUNA)
(MENAFN - Kuwait News Agency (KUNA)) NEW YORK, Sept 23 (KUNA) -- Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said Friday any cessation of hostilities in Syria would be "meaningless" without separation of ...

 Sep 24 2016 - Kuwait- Still no conclusive evidence IS used mustard gas in Iraq - PentagonKuwait News Agency (KUNA)
(MENAFN - Kuwait News Agency (KUNA)) WASHINGTON, Sept 23 (KUNA) -- There is "no conclusive evidence" yet that mustard gas was used by the so-called Islamic State (IS) in a recent failed attack on US ...

 Sep 24 2016 - Kuwait- Still no conclusive evidence IS used mustard gas in Iraq - PentagonKuwait News Agency (KUNA)
(MENAFN - Kuwait News Agency (KUNA)) (Reopens) WASHINGTON -- In Syria, Turkish and coalition forces have cleared five additional villages along Syria's northern border with Turkey. Furthermore, ...

more...


 





Google

 
 

Middle East North Africa - Financial Network

MENAFN News Market Data Countries Tools Section  
 

Middle East North Africa - Financial Network
Arabic MENAFN

Main News
News By Industry
News By Country

Islamic Finance News
Private Equity News

How-To Guides
Technology Section

Travel Section

Search News

Market Indices
Quotes & Charts

Global Indices
Arab Indices

Commodoties

Oil & Energy

Currencies Cross Rates
Currencies Updates
Currency Converter

USA Stocks
Arab Stocks
 

Algeria 
Bahrain 
Egypt 
Iraq
Jordan 
Kuwait 
Lebanon
Morocco 
Oman 
Palestine
Qatar 
Saudi Arabia 
Syria
Tunisia 
UAE 
Yemen

Weather
Economic Calendar
Financial Glossary


Financial Calculators

RSS Feeds [XML]

Corporate Monitor

Events

Real Estate
Submit Your Property

Arab Research
Buy a Research

Press Releases
Submit your PR

Join Newsletters


 
© 2014 menafn.com All Rights Reserved.  Terms of Service | Privacy Policy | Contact Us | Advertise | About MENAFN | Career Opportunities | Feedback | Help