HH Shaikh Khalid crowns East Riffa juniors
TDT | Manama
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First Deputy Chairman of the Supreme Council for Youth and Sports, General Sports Authority (GSA) Chairman and Bahrain Olympic Committee President, His Highness Shaikh Khalid bin Hamad Al Khalifa, has crowned East Riffa as champions of the first edition of the Khalid bin Hamad Golden Generation League, organised by the GSA in cooperation with the Bahrain Football Association (BFA).
HH Shaikh Khalid presented the shield and gold medals of the first edition of the League to East Riffa, the winners of the final against Muharraq 2-1.
HH Shaikh Khalid bin Hamad also presented silver medals to runners-up Muharraq and bronze medals to third-placed Al Shabab.
On the occasion, HH Shaikh Khalid asserted that the GSA will continue implementing and adopting programmes and initiatives aimed at creating qualitative opportunities for Bahraini athletes to showcase their capabilities and talent, noting that the Khalid bin Hamad Golden Generation League will contribute to honing youngsters’ skills and building a solid base of athletes who are capable of competing at the highest levels in the coming period.
HH Shaikh Khalid congratulated East Riffa on winning the Khalid bin Hamad Golden Generation League, and praised the performance of Muharraq, wishing the best of luck in the upcoming matches.
HH Shaikh Khalid commended the efforts exerted by BFA, alongside GSA, to ensure the success of the competition.