By: Maydaa Abo El-Nadar
Dubai, Jan. 11 (SEE) – Four Egyptian sports figures and Egyptian national squash team won the prestigious award of Mohamed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Creative Sports Award.
Iconic footballer Mohamed Salah, modern pentathlon athlete Ahmed Osama El-Guendi, coach Nadia Abdel Hamid Abdel Hafiz, weightlifter Mohamed Ehab, and the Egyptian national squash team: Karim Abdel Gawad, Ramy Ashour, Aly Farag, and Marwan El-Shorbagy.
The award’s Board of Trustees announced the winners’ names in November 2018 and the award ceremony was held on 9th January 2019, in Dubai, UAE. The following day, 10th January, UAE’s Vice President, Prime Minister, and Dubai’s Ruler, received the winners at his palace.