HM King hails BRAVE CF for organising 50 editions of the event
TDT | Manama
The Daily Tribune – www.newsofbahrain.com
HM King Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa received at Sakhir Palace yesterday First Deputy Chairman of the Supreme Council for Youth and Sport, President of the General Sports Authority (GSA) and Bahrain Olympic Committee (BOC), HH Shaikh Khalid bin Hamad Al Khalifa, who introduced to him several officials from BRAVE Combat Federation marking the organisation’s success in organising 50 editions of BRAVE Mixed Martial Arts (MMA) professional championship. HH Shaikh Khalid bin Hamad Al Khalifa briefed HM the King about the kingdom’s success in hosting several BRAVE MMA championships since their inception in Bahrain five years ago.
HM the King praised Bahrain’s honourable achievements in various sports and its success in organising many continental and international championships.
He stressed the kingdom’s distinguished and pioneering status on the world map as a hub for martial sports.
He lauded the tireless efforts of HH Shaikh Khalid bin Hamad Al Khalifa in supporting the MMA sport and launching initiatives to develop it.
HM the King also hailed the efforts of BRAVE Combat Federation in promoting martial sports and its continuous cooperation with Bahrain Martial Arts Council and Bahrain MMA Federation to organize championships and support the MMA sport which enjoys international popularity.
HM the King stressed that the establishment of the General Sports Authority aims to boost the sport movement in the Kingdom of Bahrain and pave the way for further achievements.
He wished HH Shaikh Khalid bin Hamad Al Khalifa, the BRAVE team and all Bahraini athletes constant success. HH Shaikh Khalid bin Hamad Al Khalifa took pride in the royal trust appointing him as GSA President, pledging to spare no effort in carrying out the directives of HM the King to further develop Bahraini sport.
He extended sincere thanks and gratitude to HM the King for the meeting on the occasion of BRAVE Combat Federation’s success to organize 50 editions of the BRAVE MMA Championship.