Gulf “25” in January “2023”
Opening the door for nominations for the 26th Gulf
The extraordinary meeting of the General Assembly of the Arab Gulf Cup Football Federation decided to postpone and install the “25” Gulf Championship, which was scheduled to be held in the Iraqi city of Basra for the period from December 2021 and January 2022 to January 2023, this came in the meeting held today, Monday, headed by His Excellency Sheikh Hamad Bin Khalifa Bin Ahmed Al Thani, President of the Arab Gulf Cup Football Federation, in the presence of the heads of the Gulf Football Associations.
Jassim Al-Rumaihi, Secretary-General of the Arab Gulf Cup Federation, spoke after the meeting, where he said that the extraordinary general assembly decided to postpone the “25th Gulf” due to the crowded calendar of the Gulf teams and their participation in many continental and international competitions. Al-Rumaihi added that during the meeting, it was emphasized that Iraq would be ready to host Gulf Cup “25” before 6 months, according to the regulations and standards approved by the Arab Gulf Cup Federation, and it was also approved to open the door for nominations to host Gulf Cup “26,” which is scheduled to be held in December 2023 and January 2024.
Al-Rumaihi revealed the great confidence of the members of the General Assembly of the Federation in His Excellency Sheikh Hamad bin Khalifa bin Ahmed Al Thani, President of the Federation, by extending his presidency of the Federation until May 2023.
He pointed out that during the meeting, His Excellency Sheikh Salem bin Saeed Al-Wahaibi was unanimously recommended as Vice-President of the Arab Gulf Cup Football Federation.
The Secretary-General of the Arab Gulf Cup Federation stressed the importance of the next stage of the work of the federation, which seeks to be professional in all its steps to serve the Gulf football in the sisterly countries and its development.