In a thrilling match held at the Prince Abdul Aziz bin Musaed City Hall in Hail, Al-Ahli Women’s team emerged victorious in the second edition of the Saudi Women’s Handball League Championship. The team outplayed their opponents Al-Nahda with a score of 23-8 to lift the championship trophy.
The event was organized by the Saudi Arabian Handball Federation, with the support of the Ministry of Sports in Hail. Ahmed Al-Rouzi, director of the branch of the Ministry of Sports in Hail, and Sarah Al-Shuraihi, member of the board of directors of the federation, presented the championship cup and gold medals to the winners, while the Al-Nahda women’s team members, who finished as runners-up, were awarded the trophy and silver medals.
The final was the culmination of a series of qualifying rounds that were held across Saudi Arabia. Five teams had made it to the final round, including Al-Ahli, Al-Nahda, Al-Jabalain, Qaffar, and Arar. The competition was intense and the teams fought hard to secure their place in the finals. Al-Ahli displayed their skill and teamwork to emerge victorious, while Al-Nahda put up a brave fight.
The event was a celebration of women's sports in Saudi Arabia and aimed to encourage more women to participate in sports. The championship was a resounding success and showcased the talent and passion of the participating teams. The sponsors and organizers of the event, including the Hail Youth Council, Progressive Company and Institutions, the branch of the Ministry of Sports in Hail, director of Youth Hostels in Hail, and director of Prince Abdulaziz City Hall in Hail, were also recognized for their contribution to the success of the championship.
Al-Ahli Women’s team’s triumph in the Saudi Women’s Handball League Championship is a testament to the growing popularity of women's sports in Saudi Arabia. It is a significant milestone in the country’s efforts to promote gender equality and empower women. The success of the championship will undoubtedly inspire more women to take up sports and pursue their dreams.