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Al Taawon School clinch Secondary Schools Football Championship title

TDT | Manama

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Al Taawon Secondary School defeated Al Fateh Secondary School on penalties in the final match of the Secondary Schools Football Championship to take the title.

HH Shaikh Nasser bin Hamad Al Khalifa, Representative of HM the King for Humanitarian Works and Youth Affairs have deputised HH Shaikh Khalid bin Hamad Al Khalifa, First Deputy President of the Supreme Council for Youth and Sports, President of the General Sports Authority, and President of Bahrain Olympic Committee to attend the final game of the championship which was organised by the Ministry of Education in cooperation with the Supreme Council for Youth and Sports, the General Sports Authority and the Bahrain Football Association.

The match was won by Al Taawon School with a score of 5-4 in the penalty shoot-out after the game finished in a 2-2 draw.

At the end of the game, HH Shaikh Khalid crowned Al Taawon Secondary School as the winner of the championship.

The event was attended by Shaikh Duaij bin Salman Al Khalifa, Deputy President of the Supreme Council for Youth and Sports, HH Shaikh Salman bin Mohammed Al Khalifa, Vice President of the General Sports Authority, HE Dr Mohammed Mubarak bin Ahmed, Director-General of Schools Affairs at the Ministry of Education, Dr Abdulrahman Sadiq Askar, CEO of the General Sports Authority and Mohammed Hassan Al Nusf, Secretary-General of Bahrain Olympic Committee as well as several officials at the Ministry of Education and the Principals of Al Fateh Secondary School and Al Taawon Secondary School.

Commenting on this event, HH Shaikh Khalid bin Hamad Al Khalifa underlined the interest in developing school sport which came as part of the outcomes of the “Estijabah” programme initiative which was launched by HH Shaikh Nasser bin Hamad Al Khalifa to promote the sports system in the Kingdom, considering school sport is a solid component of this system and a cornerstone to elevate the sports community to reach the highest levels and achieve further successes.