‘I hope I made my country proud,’ says Saudi who won FIFA e-World Cup in London

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Mosaad 'MSDossary' Aldossary of Saudia Arabia celebrates after defeating Stefano 'Pinna' Pinna of Belgium in the Final of the FIFA eWorld Cup 2018 at The O2 Arena in London, Britain, in this August 4, 2018 photo. (REUTERS)
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Mosaad 'MSDossary' Al-Dossary of Saudia Arabia celebrates after defeating Stefano 'Pinna' Pinna of Belgium in the Final of the FIFA eWorld Cup 2018 at The O2 Arena in London, Britain, August 4, 2018. (Reuters/Henry Nicholls)
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Stefano 'Pinna' Pinna of Belgium reacts after conceding a goal to Mosaad 'MSDossary' Aldossary of Saudia Arabia in the Final of the FIFA eWorld Cup 2018 at The O2 Arena in London, Britain, Aug. 4, 2018. (Reuters/Henry Nicholls)
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The “players,” were fixed on the game. (Reuters/Henry Nicholls)
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Mosaad 'MSDossary' Aldossary of Saudia Arabia celebrates scoring. (Reuters/Henry Nicholls)
Updated 06 August 2018
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‘I hope I made my country proud,’ says Saudi who won FIFA e-World Cup in London

  • Al-Dossary said he loves Al-Ittihad Club and has a strong and wonderful relationship with its president
  • Mosaad Al-Dossary won the FIFA eWorld Cup Grand Final on Saturday

RIYADH: Expressing his happiness over winning the FIFA eWorld Cup Grand Final on Saturday, Mosaad Al-Dossary said it is an achievement for Saudi Arabia. He told Arab News: “I hope Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman and Saudi people will be pleased with my achievement.”

Mosaad 'MSDossary' Aldossary of Saudia Arabia reacts after scoring. (Reuters/Henry Nicholls)

“Prince Mohammed bin Salman is a true supporter of the Saudi youth, and I hope I have pleased him even with this small gesture,” he said.
Al-Dossary, 18, said he loves Al-Ittihad Club and has a "strong and wonderful relationship" with its president, Nawaf Al-Mugairen.
“I received a phone call from him before the tournament and he asked me to make my country proud,” he said. “After winning the championship, he was one of the first people to congratulate me.”
Al-Dossary expressed his wish to become part of Al-Ittihad Club one day.

Fans watched on at the FIFA e-World Cup final. (Reuters/Henry Nicholls)

 




King Salman attends closing ceremony of King Abdul Aziz Camel Festival near Riyadh

Updated 23 March 2019
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King Salman attends closing ceremony of King Abdul Aziz Camel Festival near Riyadh

RIYADH: King Salman on Saturday attended the closing ceremony of the 3rd King Abdul Aziz Camel Festival near the capital Riyadh.

The king was received on his arrival by Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, Riyadh Gov. Prince Faisal bin Bandar, Interior Minister Prince Abdul Aziz bin Saud bin Naif, and a number of officials.

The king welcomed Kuwait’s Crown Prince Sheikh Nawaf Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah, Dubai Crown Prince Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed Al-Maktoum, Oman’s Sultan Qaboos bin Said’s representative Sheikh Saad bin Mohammed Al-Saadi, Kyrgyz Premier Mukhammedkalyi Abylgaziev, representative of the King of Bahrain for Charity Works and Youth Affairs Sheikh Nasser bin Hamad Al-Khalifa and other guests at the camel festival’s closing ceremony. The king then handed prizes to winners of the festival. King Salman and the attendees also watched a folk dance performance.

Saudi Camel Club Chairman Fahd bin Falah bin Hithlin said that the king’s patronage of the closing ceremony was the culmination of efforts to organize the festival and consolidate its heritage.