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SPORT & LEISURE - FIFA WORLD YOUTH CHAMPIONSHIP 2003

UAE leaves strong mark on world soccer map, on and off the field

Posted on 21/12/2003

Great and many are the gains for the UAE in the FIFA Under 20 World Youth Cup which the country hosted over the past 23 days. The biggest and most important was the promotion for the country as it put UAE in the lime light of the football world. The good facilities provided to all the participants whether players, officials, referees or media personnel was unprecedented and has left a good impression ensuring that all visitors will leave the country with sweet memories. On the field, the ...  >>MORE

UAE’s Matar voted Best Player

Posted on 21/12/2003

Another proud moment for the UAE and the host national captain Ismail Matar, virtually unknown at the world youth level was awarded the Adidas Golden Ball by votes from journalists covering the 14th FIFA World Youth Championship. Matar clinched the coveted Adidas Golden Ball from Brazilians Dudu and Daniel in another moment of glory for the host nation who beat Australia to reach the last eight for their best ever achievement in the youth championship. (The Khaleej Times) ...  >>MORE

Mohammed bin Zayed decorates Warner and Hammam with Zayed Medal

Posted on 20/12/2003

Lt. General Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Deputy Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Chief of Staff of the UAE Armed Forces yesterday decorated Jack Warner, FIFA Vice President and Mohammed bin Hammam, President of Asian Federation, with the Zayed Medal in recognition of their efforts to support the UAE in successful bid to host the World Youth Championship 2003.The two officials were decorated with the medal here today shortly before the beginning of the final match at the Zayed Sport City. ...  >>MORE

UAE battle hard for victory

Posted on 02/12/2003

Hosts UAE revived their hopes of reaching the second round of the FIFA World Youth Championships with a hard-earned 2-1 victory over Panama in a Group A match at the Mohammed bin Zayed Stadium yesterday. The UAE collected their first three points while their opponents are yet to open their account. The UAE started the match pressing forward for a goal and their efforts were soon rewarded when Belgian referee awarded them a penalty 15 minutes into the game following a foul by Armando Gun ...  >>MORE

Make-or-mar match for UAE

Posted on 01/12/2003

Hosts UAE face Panama in a crucial Group A world youth cup encounter at the Mohammed bin Zayed Stadium tonight. Kickoff is at 8:30 pm. It is a match that no team can afford to lose; as a loss would mean a reduction in their hopes of reaching the second round since both teams have lost their respective openers to Slovakia and Burkina Faso respectively. Both teams have prepared seriously for tonight's game. Their players trained the next day after their opening game and realise what another ...  >>MORE

Maktoum opens FIFA World Youth Cup

Posted on 28/11/2003

His Highness Sheikh Maktoum bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President, Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai, opened yesterday the 14th FIFA Under 20 World Cup at Zayed Sports City. The three-week tournament is being held under the patronage of President His Highness Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan. The opening ceremony featured a magnificent musical extravaganza. The UAE has spent more than Dh 180 million to upgrade seating, lighting and playing and media facilities at the six host stadiums. ...  >>MORE

Maktoum awards Zayed Order to Blatter

Posted on 28/11/2003

His Highness Sheikh Maktoum bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President, Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai, decorated yesterday FIFA President Jospeh Blatter with the Zayed Order in recognition of his great efforts in serving the world football. The honour is the highest accolade and awarded only to kings and head of states. The function was attended by Sheikh Hamdan bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Deputy Ruler of Dubai and UAE Minister of Finance and Industry, General Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al ...  >>MORE

Zayed welcomes world youth championship participants

Posted on 28/11/2003

President H.H. Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan gave yesterday a warm welcome to the participants of the Under 20 World Youth Championship being hosted by the UAE. 'We welcome you in the land of great dreams ..... the land of peace .... the land of fraternity, dedication and giving ... the land of the UAE, the President said in a recorded welcoming address at the opening of the championship. Sheikh Zayed hoped the big sport gathering would end up happily and pleasantly. 'Today's ...  >>MORE

Mohammed, Blatter discuss sports role in bringing peace to nations

Posted on 28/11/2003

General Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Dubai Crown Prince and UAE Defence Minister, received yesterday FIFA President Jospeh Blatter at the sidelines of the opening of World Youth Championship which kicked off today. The meeting reviewed ways of how the world most popular game could bring nations closer together and consolidate peaceful co-existences, peace and love without borders and discrimination. Sheikh Mohammed affirmed to Blatter that the UAE is sending through the world ...  >>MORE

Maktoum to open FIFA World Youth Cup tonight

Posted on 27/11/2003

Under the patronage of President His Highness Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan, His Highness Sheikh Maktoum bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President, Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai, will open the 14th FIFA Under 20 World Cup at Zayed Sports City tonight. The opening ceremony will feature a magnificent musical extravaganza followed by the opening match between hosts the UAE and Slovakia at 8.30pm. Sheikh Saeed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, President of the LOC, attended the last rehearsal of the ...  >>MORE

Blatter lauds UAE for superb arrangements in Youth Cup

Posted on 27/11/2003

FIFA President Sepp Blatter hailed praise on the UAE's efforts on the eve of the FIFA World Youth Championship 2003, which kicks off today here in the capital. "We have to really thank the leaders of the UAE for agreeing to stage the championship which was postponed. Truly the infrastructure along with the technical and logistics' brilliance of this country is remarkable. The UAE is already known as a tourist destination but staging this championship, which is the second biggest of FIFA events ...  >>MORE

UAE an oasis of peace: Warner

Posted on 27/11/2003

Jack Warner, Chairman of the FIFA World Youth Championship UAE 2003 said he is quite confident that the leadership and people of the UAE who transformed once-a-desert backyard into a real paradise, have the ability and vision to host any international event however big it is. Speaking to newsmen at the Dubai International Airport VIP Lounge, the FIFA spokesman said he has never visited a country in his life so frequently than what he is doing now. "We are here to tell the world that a small ...  >>MORE

Grand opening planned for FIFA World Youth Cup

Posted on 17/11/2003

Chariots, horses, acrobats and traditional folk dances will be part of a spectacular opening ceremony planned for opening ceremony of the 2003 FIFA World Youth Championships to be staged at the Zayed Stadium in Abu Dhabi on November 27. This was revealed when a delegation comprising high ranking members of the organising committee yesterday visited General Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Crown Prince of Dubai and Minister of Defence, at his palace to brief him on the final ...  >>MORE

Shooting stars to be launched in the UAE

Posted on 03/11/2003

In 30 days time, it is the UAE's turn to host the future greats of the modern game and millions of dirhams have been spent on stadiums in Abu Dhabi, Dubai, Sharjah and Al Ain to ensure world-class venues await the stars of tomorrow. Twenty-four teams have won the right to compete in the UAE, with the host nation thrown into Group A along with Burkino Faso, Panama and Slovakia. The UAE youngsters will kick off the tournament on November 27 with an interesting opener against Slovakia. Dubai's ...  >>MORE

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