AL MASATFEH NOMINATED FOR BEST ARAB ATHLETE
Apr 07, 2015
The Arab Sport Information Federation has nominated Jordanian karate star Abdel Rahman Al Masatfeh for Best Arab Athlete, honoring his silver medal winning performance at the 2014 Asian Games in Incheon, South Korea.
This is Abdel Rahman’s second nomination for a major award this year, as he was named Best Sportsman at the 2014 Black Sports Iris Awards, organised by the Jordan Olympic Committee last month.
The panel met in Tunis last Friday to finalize the nominees for the ceremony which takes place on April 21 and is being by the Qatar Media Committee.
"We are so proud of Abdel Rahman to be nominated for this prestigious award on an Arab level. This is his first time for these Awards and we wish all the luck for Jordan,” said Mohammad Jamil Abdul Qader, President of the Arab Sport Information Federation.
Best Male Athlete:
Abdel Rahman Al Masatfeh (Jordan)
Osama Al Malwli (Tunis)
Al Arabi Bura’dah (Algeria)
Ehab Abdulrahman (Egypt)
Mu’taz Barsham (Qatar)
Ali Khamees (Bahrain)
Abdel Kareen Uodar (Morocco)
Best Female Athlete:
Fatimal Al Mashdani (Iraq)
Muna Al Shabah (Tunis)
Mariam Jamalelldein (Bahrain)