President Abdel-Fattah El-Sisi received yesterday the Olympic football team, the national squash team, and the national Karate teams for their latest achievements.
President El-Sisi congratulated the Olympic National Team for the African Nations Youth Championship that qualified for the Tokyo Olympics. The president awarded sports medals to
the National Squash Team who won the Championships for adults and juniors, the National Karate Team Mission that won the World Youth Championship, and the Paralympic National Team mission that participated in the World Championships in Australia, in addition to the technical staff that trained them.
The honouring ceremony was attended by Prime Minister Mostafa Madbouly, Minister of Youth and Sports Ashraf Sobhy, as well as the presidents and officials of the relevant national sports federations. Bassam Rady, spokesperson for the presidency, said that the president praised the achievements of the champions and their contribution to strengthening Egypt’s position on the regional and international sporting field, stressing his appreciation to Egypt’s athletes for being role models for youth.
In this context, the president directed the provision of the necessary capabilities to the Egyptian athletes’ champions and their full support in order to ensure their continued achievements.
For their part, the honoured athletes expressed their pride in being honoured by the president, which reflects the appreciation and care of the president for distinguished athletes in Egypt, as well as the additional incentive for them to raise the name of Egypt high in sports forums.