FIGHTERS HEAD TO WORLD KARATE LEAGUE
Oct 03, 2017
Six Jordanians will fight in the eighth round of the World Karate League which takes place in Salzburg, Austria, this weekend.
Mohammad Sami (-60kg), Bashar Al Najjar (-67kg), Mahmoud Al Sajjan (-84kg), Majdeh Al Bashayreh (-55kg), Aseel Al Nu'aimi (-61kg) and Hala Turaish (-68kg) will all be going for glory, supported by Mu'een Fa'uri (Chef de Mission), Mohammad Fetian (Coach) and Ammar Al Shamut (administrative).
The tournament will attract over 1,000 of the world’s best, all hoping to earn crucial ranking points as part of the build-up to Karate’s inclusion in the next Olympic Games in Tokyo 2020.
Meanwhile, youngsters Mohammad Sami, Majedah Al Bashayreh, Aseel Al Nu'aimi and Hala Turaish have been selected to fight in the Youth World Karate Championships to be held in Spain at the end of the month.