Jordan’s Muay-Thai team is putting its final preparations into places ahead of the World Championships being held in Abu Dhabi, UAE, from May 26-June 4.
The national team has intensified its preparations over the past few weeks under the supervision of coaches Khaled Al-Zaqzouq and Raafat Al-Sardeh with two training sessions a day.
Al-Zaqzouq said that the team has been put through its paces both physically and mentally to be ready to take on the world’s best.
“We are determined to achieve the best results and presenting a positive image of the reputation of Muay-Thai in Jordan,” he said.
“The players are doing their best in training in order to reach the best technical and physical levels.”
The delegation will be headed by Mr. Sami Al-Wahsh, President of the Federation, along with Issa Abu Nassar, Technical Director, coach Raafat Al-Sardeh, Dr. Mohamed Abdel-Qader, and Referee, Othman Atiyat.
Expected to fight will be Ahmed Omar Al-Awasa (-51kg), Muhammad Omar Al-Awasa (-57 kg), Seif El-Din Zagzoog (-60kg), Ahmed Haddad (-60kg) , Mahdi Awad (-67kg), Muhammad Awad (-75kg), Muhammad Al-Antaki (-81kg), Abdul Rahman Hamidi (-91kg) and Yahya Al-Sharia who will compete in the over 91kg category.