Sultan receives Khaliji 21 champions, orders payment of AED10 million bonus

WAM Sharjah, Jan 21st, 2013 (WAM)–H. H. Dr Sheikh Sultan bin Mohammed Al Qasimi, Supreme Council Member and Ruler of Sharjah, has congratulated President His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan, the UAE Vice President and Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai, His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum and Members of Supreme Council and Their Highnesses Rulers of Emirates, Crown Princes, ministers and Emirati people on the UAE’s winning of the 21st Gulf Cup title.

He ordered the payment of AED10 million bonus to the members of UAE national football team.

Receiving the UAE national football team, administrative and technical staff of the team at Al Badea Al A’mer Palace today, the Ruler of Sharjah thanked the UAE football national team for the victory.

He warned the players over complacency, urging them to work harder and sustain the same technical competency in the next competitions.

For his part, Yousef Al Serkal, Chairman of the UAE Football Association thanked the Ruler of Sharjah for his continuous support to the team.

Present were H. H. Sheikh Sultan bin Mohammed bin Sultan Al Qasimi, Crown Prince and Deputy Ruler of Sharjah, Sheikh Abdullah Mohammed Al Thani, Chairman of the Department of Civil Aviation in Sharjah, Sheikh Mohammed bin Saud Al Qasimi, Chairman of the Central Department of Finance, other Sheikhs, Abdul Rahman bin Mohammed Al Owais, Minister of Culture, Youth and Community Development and senior officials.

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