The Jiu-Jitsu Federation approves the new date for the Abu Dhabi World Professional Championship

The Board of Directors of the Emirates Jiu-Jitsu Federation held a meeting today via remote visual communication technology, headed by Abdul Moneim Al Hashemi, President of the Asian and Emirati Federations, First Vice President of the International Federation, and the presence of the Vice President of the Federation Muhammad Salem Al Dhaheri, and members of the Board of Directors: Muhammad bin Dalmouj Al Dhaheri and Youssef Al-Batran, And Samira Al-Rumaithi, Mansour Al-Dhahiri, and Fahd Ali Al-Shamsi.

The Federation’s Board of Directors discussed the request of the players, clubs and academies participating in the Abu Dhabi World Professional Jiu-Jitsu Championship, which expressed their need for more time to complete preparations in order to appear at a strong level in the tournament, as the Board of Directors approved a decision to postpone the date of the Abu Dhabi World Professional Jiu-Jitsu Championship in its 12th edition, which is It was scheduled from 17-21 November to the period from 23 to 27 February 2021.

Al-Hashemi confirmed that the UAE, the capital Abu Dhabi, and the Jujisto Federation were fully prepared to organize the tournament on time, noting that all the preparations and preparations for its launch were in its final stages, but the decision to postpone came from the Federation’s keenness to provide various forms of support to athletes and clubs, and to give them a real opportunity to prepare. Good for participating in the championship and achieving honorable achievements.

He added, "The postponement decision meets the demands of players and sports federations outside the country, especially in countries that have been greatly affected by closures, quarantines and travel restrictions, which formed an obstacle for players to complete preparations and attend the tournament during the month of November."

He pointed to the union’s keenness to give all players equal opportunities to access and participate in the tournament, based on the fact that the tournament is a global product that Abu Dhabi has gifted to the jiu-jitsu community in various continents, and on this basis the Federation’s commitment to helping players around the world continue their achievements.

The Federation’s Board of Directors approved the budget for the jiu-jitsu season, as it decided to increase the value of financial prizes for the local tournaments.

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