A strong start for the Qatari national team in the Rugby Championship

The West Asian Men’s and Women’s Championship kicked off at Aspire Stadium, in the presence of a large crowd and a wonderful atmosphere, with the participation of ten teams, represented by Qatar, the host of the tournament, the United Arab Emirates, Iraq, Palestine, Lebanon, Iran and Syria. The opening of the tournament was simplified in the presence of Qais Al-Dhali, President of the Asian Rugby Federation, Rabie Al-Masry, President of the Palestinian Rugby Federation, Team Abdullah, President of the Iraqi Federation, Mir Mahdi Hosseini, President of the Iranian Federation, along with Youssef Jaham Al-Kuwari, President of the Qatar Sports Committee for Rugby, Hockey and Cricket, and Abdullah Aman Al-Khater, Secretary General and Issa Al Yaqoub, Director of Public Relations, Hamad Al Abdullah, Executive Director of the Federation, Salah Al Saadi, Director of the Tournament, and a number of guests. The Qatar women’s team opened its campaign by defeating Iraq 54-7, with control over the course of the game throughout the two halves, as Iraq’s players were only allowed to score one tri, which is equivalent to 7 points, and the women’s team beat Syria 12-5 in the opening matches of the Western Championship Asia Rugby, which is currently being held at Aspire Stadiums. In the men’s competitions, the Qatari team beat Palestine 58-0, the Qatari team beat the UAE 26-5 in a strong and exciting match, the Lebanon team beat Palestine 68-0, and the UAE men’s team beat Iran 29-0. In the rest of the results, the UAE women’s team defeated the Syrian team 40-7, and the Emirati succeeded in the second match, defeating the Iraqi with a score of 57-0, while Syria beat Iran 14-7

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