Saudi horse racing cup winners honored in Tokyo

Equestrian Club General Manager Adel Al-Mazroua awards the Saudi cup to Al-Ishibashi Shuo, jockey of the winning horse Sirus. (Photo/Supplied)
Updated 07 October 2019

Saudi horse racing cup winners honored in Tokyo

  • Nine runners competed for the Saudi cup

TOKYO: Equestrian Club General Manager Adel Al-Mazroua presented the fifth edition of the Saudi Arabia Cup to first-place winner Al-Ishibashi Shuo in Tokyo on Sunday.

Nine runners competed for the Saudi cup, held at Tokyo’s Fuzhou Racecourse. The first-placed horse was Sirus, second placed was Silk Resing and third placed was Aposorotismo.

Saudi Ambassador to Japan Naif bin Marzouq Al-Fahadi was at the cup presentation, and the event was attended by ambassadors, diplomats, businessmen and representatives of Japanese ministries.


Former Al-Ahli and Saudi national player becomes first Arab to coach Brazilian club

Updated 19 October 2019

Former Al-Ahli and Saudi national player becomes first Arab to coach Brazilian club

  • This makes Abdel Jawad the first Arab coach to train a Brazilian club
  • Mohammed Abdel Jawad, born in 1962, played in the left-back position at Al-Ahli and for the Saudi team

Riyadh: Brazilian club Internacional de Minas has appointed the former Saudi Arabia national team player Mohammed Abdel Jawad as coach of the club’s youth team.

This makes Abdel Jawad the first Arab coach to train a Brazilian club.

Mohammed Abdel Jawad, born in 1962, played in the left-back position at Al-Ahli and for the Saudi team.

He was part of the Saudi national team that won the Asia Cup in 1984 and 1988, and participated in the Los Angeles Olympics in 1984 as well as the World Cup Finals.