Dummar Sports Club sterilizes many streets and facilities in Dummar

Dummar Sports Club carried out a sterilization mission to clean and wash the streets and facilities in the western and eastern areas of Dummar suburb to keep the citizens safe from Coronavirus.

In a statement to SANA, Khaled Abdel Razzaq, head of the Dummar club said that the mission aimed to sterilize the streets and establishments in Wadi Al-Sail, Hawakir Al-Sabara, Dummar Bridge, Al-Harra Al-Jadida and Mashroua’ Dummar, indicating that the club is participating in all social, sports and cultural activities.

Abdel-Razzaq added that since the sport activities stopped the club has implemented a work schedule for its playerswhere they stay in their homes and continue their training online under the supervision of coaches.

Abdul Razzaq indicated that the club is keeping in touch with its players on social media and that the club has announced a competition for the best method which aims to fight Coronavirus.

It is to be mentioned that Dummar social and sports club was established in 1991 and includes boxing, taekwondo, judo and table tennis games, in addition to football U-16. Besides, the club boasts that many of its players have become professional and joined  our national teams.


Sepp Blatter : “Political intervention” granted the right to host the 2022 World Cup to Qatar

Former FIFA president Sepp Blatter affirmed that that there was “political intervention” in the decision to grant the right to host the 2022 World Cup to Qatar.

Blatter, who had occupied the position of FIFA President for 17 years until 2015, explained that there was agreement in the FIFA Executive Committee to assign the 2018 World Cup to Russia and the 2022 World Cup to the United States of America.

Tunisia's Nabil Maaloul appointed head coach of Syria's national football team

DAMASCUS, (ST)- The Syrian Football Federation announced on Wednesday the appointment of the Tunisian football coach Nabil Maaloul as the head coach of the Syrian national football team which is due to participate in the 2020 World Cup and Asian Cup Qualifiers.

Following his appointment, Maaloul tweeted “I am happy to be appointed as Syria’s new head coach and delighted with the Syrian Football Federation’s trust in me.”

 “Our primary objective is to qualify for the 2022 World Cup in Qatar” he said.

Syrian equestrian team qualifies to the finals of the Nations Cup

Syrian equestrian team ranked fifth in the Abu Dhabi International Championship and qualified to the finals of the Nations Cup, which will be held in Barcelona, Spain next October.

The names of the Syrian equestrian team (international five stars) were:

 Yasser Al-Sharif, Ahmed Hamsho, Amr Hamsho, Osama Al-Zbibi and the international coach Ragheb Ibrahim Pasha.

It is to be mentioned that each team participates with four equestrians to pass the match, and the referee calculate their faults and time to select the team rank.


Syrian team harvests 51 medals at West Asian Weightlifting Championship

Abu Dhabi - Syrian weightlifting team harvested 51 various medals (29 gold, 15 silvers and 7 bronzes) in 2020 West Asian Weightlifting Championship which was held in the UAE.

 150 athletes (male and female) from 15 states participated in the competition.

29 gold medals as follows:

 Nagham Rasha won 3 gold medals, Roub’a Suleiman won 6 gold medals, Mary Hassan won 6 gold medals, Ja’afar Mayya won three gold medals, and 3 gold medals were won by Tawfiq Fateh and Lubaba al-Shamali.

 Yahiya al-Ghafir and Mohammad Muthalaj won a gold medal each.

15 silver medals as follows:

 Yahiya al-Ghafir won 5 silver medals, Tawfiq Fateh won 6 silver medals, Mohammad Muthalaj won one silver medal and Mohammad al-Hayek won 3 silver medals men category.

7 bronze medals as follows:

Ja’afar Mayya won 3 bronze medals, Mohammad Muthalaj won one bronze medal and Majd Jughaili won three bronze medals.