He left for the United States to study and train until next August

Youssef Al Matrooshi.. The first Emirati sports project in the American Universities League

Youssef Al-Matrooshi.

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The swimmer of the national team and Al-Wasl club, Youssef Al-Matrooshi, left for the United States of America, to join the University of Michigan, and to compete in the Universities League (A), with the support of His Highness Sheikh Ahmed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, President of Al-Wasl Club, as well as from the General Sports Authority. Al-Matrooshi is considered The first Emirati sports project to join the strongest swimming league in the world in the United States.

The former national team swimmer, Khaled Al-Dabbous, had also joined the American Universities League before, but it was at his father's own expense, unlike Al-Matrooshi, who is considered the first sports project abroad with the support and work of the President of Al-Wasl Club and the General Sports Authority.

Al-Wasl club coach Marwan Hafez confirmed that Youssef Al-Matrooshi left for America, and will remain there until next August, which is the time for the start of the study in order to join the university, academically and athletically, noting that Al-Matrooshi is now training with the support of Sheikh Ahmed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, the club’s president. , until it is officially transferred at the beginning of the school year.

Marwan Hafez told "Emirates Today": "The swimmer of our national team obtained official approval from the university to join the university's first team, and also obtained study approval and passed all the tests."

He added, "The care and support of Youssef Al Matroushi to travel to America came after a long journey and almost daily follow-up from the game supervisor at Al Wasl Club Juma Al Mansouri, who spared no effort to work for the benefit of the player, who is considered one of the best swimmers in the Emirates, according to the numbers he achieved throughout his career. ».

Al-Samahi intervenes to accept Al-Matrooshi

Marwan Hafez confirmed that the president of the Emirates Swimming Federation, Sultan Al-Samahi, had an important role in the travel of Youssef Al-Matrooshi at this time, and his admission to the American University during the month of February.

Marwan said: "The president of the union personally intervened in order to communicate with the university to accept Youssef during this exceptional time."

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