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Four GCC states to partake in 1st Gulf Ice-Hockey Championship

(With photos) KUWAIT, May 18 (KUNA) -- The four Gulf States of Saudi Arabia, UAE, Oman, and Kuwait will be partaking in the first Gulf Ice-Hockey Championship on May 25, said an official here on Tuesday.
Speaking at Kuwait Olympic Committee's headquarter, head of the Kuwaiti Ice-Hockey Committee Fuhaid Al-Ajmi told the press that Kuwait was very excited to host the first ever Ice-Hockey tournament for the GCC, noting the International Ice-Hockey Federation (IIHF) would be supervising the tournament and would send referees.
On his part, coordinator of the tournament Waleed Al-Sagobi said that the opening ceremony of the tournament would be a spectacular six-day event, adding that Kuwait and Saudi Arabia would play the opening match of the tournament. (end) fsa.gta KUNA 181627 May 10NNNN