Salalah, Oman – May 29, 2023: Vice President of the Asian Hockey Federation and President of the Oman Hockey Association, Dr. Marwan Juma al Juma, along with Mr. Madian, Vice Chair of the Oman Hockey Association, had the privilege of meeting His Highness Sayyid Marwan Bin Turki Al Said, the esteemed Governor of Dhofar, on May 28, 2023. This momentous occasion took place amidst the ongoing Men’s Junior Asia Cup 2023, hosted by Oman Hockey in the vibrant city of Salalah, with Dhofar Municipality as the esteemed title sponsor.
The delegation provided an update to the Governor on the progress of the tournament, showcasing the overwhelming success of the event thus far. Salalah and Dhofar have come together to orchestrate an immensely triumphant competition, attracting a vast number of spectators and garnering widespread acclaim. The Men’s Junior Asia Cup 2023 stands as a testament to the passion and dedication displayed by the organizers and participants.
The highlight of the meeting was the presentation of the prestigious AHF Order of Merit, bestowed by the Asian Hockey Federation, to the Governor of Dhofar. This esteemed honor recognizes His Highness’s exceptional contribution to the success of the tournament. His unwavering commitment and steadfast support have been instrumental in elevating the Men’s Junior Asia Cup 2023 to new heights.
The enduring relationship between Dhofar and the sport of hockey has been a cornerstone of the region’s development. The Governor’s dedication, along with the collective efforts of the local community, has significantly contributed to the growth and advancement of the sport. As a result, Dhofar continues to flourish as a hub for hockey excellence.
In his address, Dr. Marwan Juma al Juma expressed his profound gratitude, stating, “We are immensely proud to honor His Highness Sayyid Marwan Bin Turki Al Said with the AHF Order of Merit. His invaluable contribution to the success of the Men’s Junior Asia Cup 2023 is truly commendable. This prestigious recognition reflects his unwavering commitment and vision for the development of hockey in Dhofar. We are confident that under his leadership, hockey in the region will continue to thrive.”
His Highness Sayyid Marwan Bin Turki Al Said reaffirmed his commitment to the future of hockey in Dhofar. He further stated that he was honoured to receive the AHF Order of Merit. This recognition was a testament to the collective efforts of the Dhofar region and its unwavering dedication to the sport of hockey. He reassured to remain steadfast in his commitment to nurturing and fostering the growth of hockey in the community.
As the Men’s Junior Asia Cup 2023 unfolds, the legacy of this extraordinary tournament will undoubtedly inspire a bright future for hockey in Dhofar. The recognition bestowed upon His Highness Sayyid Marwan Bin Turki Al Said serves as a testament to the region’s unwavering commitment to the sport and its potential for further growth.
by Asia Hockey