Kuwait's Qadsiya club to host Asian water polo tournament
By Bader Al-Sulaihim
KUWAIT, April 2 (KUNA) -- Qadsiya club will host next Friday the fifth
Asian water polo champions' league tournament which will be held in Abdullah
Al-Salem swimming pool.
Chairman of the tournament's organizing committee Hassan Abul-Hassan told
KUNA Monday competitions would last until April 10h with clubs from Iran,
Saudi Arabia, and Kuwait participating in the tournament.
The clubs would be divided into two groups, stated Abul-Hassan, pointing
out that the first and second team from each group would qualify to the
Regarding his expectations, the Kuwaiti official said that the road to the
final would be intense becuase professional players were allowed to
participate in the tournament, a step unprecedented.
Meanwhile, the committee's Vice Chairman Tareq Al-Fadhel revealed that the
water polo championship has been revived after a five-year hiatus, adding that
Asia's qualification rounds for the water polo world cup to be held in
Indonesia affect participation in Asian champions' league tournament.
Kuwait's water polo champions Qadsiya, third place in the 2001 Asian
tournament held in Thailand, will represent the country alongside Al-Arabi
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