The United Arab Emirates’ girls’s ice hockey group has been given monetary backing from the Al Masaood Group, who’ve signed an settlement with the UAE Winter Sports activities Federation to assist the squad.

It’s a part of the nation’s goal to assist the sports activities business by social initiatives.

There are greater than 800 registered ice hockey gamers within the UAE, of which 80 of them are girls.

In recent times, the nation has gained the Arab Cup, the Problem Cup of Asia, and the Gulf Ice Hockey Championships, however these had been all victories for the lads’s groups.

Authorities affairs chief government at Al Masaood Group, Ahmed Salmeen, mentioned it was time to assist girls’s sport.

There are approximately 80 women playing ice hockey in the UAE ©Getty Images
There are roughly 80 girls enjoying ice hockey within the UAE ©Getty Photographs

“Our collaboration with the UAE Winter Sports activities Federation is part of our drive to assist community-focused initiatives and occasions,” mentioned Salmeen. 

“We’re fascinated by the expansion of ice sporting occasions within the UAE and happy to see a big development within the function of UAE girls in sports activities. 

“This definitely reinforces our overarching aim of consolidating Abu Dhabi’s standing as a vibrant, world hub for worldwide sporting actions for folks from all walks of life.

“It’s an honour for us to assist the nationwide girls’s ice hockey group as we proceed to advocate for Emirati girls’s potential, revealing their creativity, and giving them the chance to show themselves and transfer ahead in the direction of a promising sporting future. 

“By way of our joint efforts, we sit up for making a tangible, and constructive affect on Abu Dhabi’s girls’s sporting neighborhood.”

The ladies’s nationwide group of the UAE debuted in 2017.