(MENAFN Press) Sharjah Ladies Club (SLC) Fencing Team has successfully concluded its visit to Doha for a 4-day external training camp at Alittihad Club Premises, in preparation for the Second Arab Women Sports Tournament (AWST 2014) set to be held from 2-12 February 2014.
The team delegation includes Zarqa Al Yamama Al Jundi as an administrator, Coach Reham Hanafi, physical therapist Maria, in addition to six players: Rayan Talib, Ghadeer Talib, Sarah Nasser, Dana Humaid, Reem Osman, and Hind Hussein.
The SLC Fencing Team took part in a joint training camp with Qatar Fencing Federation, during which a fitness programme, fencing lessons, and individual and team games were also set up with the Qatar National Team.
The coaching team hopes to reap the best possible benefits from the Qatari camp, aiming at preparing their players for AWST 2014 via interaction with various fencing schools. The Qatari National Team includes a number of excellent players, which can help SLC players improve and gain increased experience.
Commenting on SLC's visit to Qatar, Nada Al Naqbi, Head of Executive Committee, Manager of AWST, emphasised the importance of external camps in preparing the team for the Tournament in February, highlighting that playing against the Qatari team constitutes an important opportunity to gain new experience and hone their skills.
On the other side coach Reham Al Hanafi said: "SLC's Fencing Team includes exceptional players with great skills. It has an impressive record of achievements, and it is one of the best fencing teams in the UAE."
"What is special about the team is that it consists of young players, who possess the required talent and skills, making gaining experience an easier task." Al Hanafi highlighted the importance of AWST 2014, focusing on the importance of good preparation. She concluded by saying that all of the players are determined to be the best ambassadors for the UAE, and achieve even better results than those achieved in 2012.