Kuwait's women hockey defeated by Hong Kong team in Bangkok tourney

(MENAFN- Kuwait News Agency (KUNA)) KUWAIT, Oct 30 (KUNA) -- Kuwaiti women's ice hockey team lost their first match to a Hong Kong team at opener of of Bangkok tournament which included a number of Asian teams.
Khaled Al-Mutairi, Deputy President of Winter Games Club told KUNA over telephone, that the team lost 6-1 due to excellent performance by the opponent team, which included some professional players from Europe and North America in their arsenal.
Al-Mutairi added Kuwaiti players had made good efforts but their poor experience due to lack of participation in international events contributed to their defeat.
He hoped the team would achieve a better result in their second game against Thailand hockey team tomorrow Wednesday.
Al-Mutairi stressed that participation of Kuwaiti women in such competitions would contribute to the development of the team's technical performance and prepare them for future competitions. (end) fsa.mb


Kuwait News Agency (KUNA)

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