Seeb Club has been crowned with His Majesty’s Cup for Youth, 2015 for the 10th in its history at a ceremony held under the auspices of Dr Ali bin Masoud al Sunaidy, Minister of Commerce and Industry, in the presence of Shaikh Saad bin Mohammed al Saadi, Minister of Sports Affairs. Salalah Club clinched the second prize and Saham came third. A total of 21 clubs vied for the coveted prize, which aims at boosting sports activities and achieving a more comprehensive vision of the roles played by sports clubs. During the award ceremony, the Ministry of Sports Affairs launched a book about the development of sports in the Sultanate from 1970 to 2016.
Dhofar Club claimed the fourth place, Ibri Club took the fifth place, Nizwa Club and Al Itifaq Club claimed the sixth place, Al Nasr Club won the eighth place, A’Suwaiq Club finished ninth and Sohar Club ended in the 10th place. The ceremony included launching a book entitled ‘March of Youth and Sports 1970-2015’ which deals in its first part with the beginnings of sports in the Sultanate that coincided with the beginning of the era of the Blessed Renaissance. The second part deals with sporting activities and the bodies working in the field of sports.
As many as 21 clubs took part in His Majesty the Sultan Cup for Youth 2015. They are Quriyat, Salalah, Al Wusta, A’Rustaq, Bahla, A’Seeb, Ahli Sidab, Fanja, Al Bashair, Oman, Nizwa, Al Nasr, Ja’alan, Al Nahdha, Dhofar, Al Itifaq, Saham, Sohar, Ibri, Al Orouba, and A’Suwaiq. — ONA