Lebanon’s Kyokushinkai Karate team won the Arab Championship for the game in its eleventh edition with 730 points, The championship was held in the Lebanese capital, Beirut, at the Ashour complex.
About 250 players representing seven Arab countries participated in the tournament: Egypt – Tunisia – Syria – Palestine – Iraq – Kuwait, in addition to the organizing and hosting country, Lebanon. IRAQ got second place with 465 points, the third place went to the Palestinian team with 95 points. The Syrian team also got 55 points and finished fourth, the Kuwaiti team came in fifth with 50 points, and the Tunisian team ranked sixth with 15 points.
All participating delegations praised the good and accurate organization and high discipline in this Arab championship, which left a good impact on the hearts of all the players, administrators, and coaches who participated in it.
The tournament was followed by a large crowd, mainly since most of its matches were characterized by competition, strong competition, and closeness of level in different weights among other Arab champions who participated in the activities of its extreme and distinguished rivals.
KWF LEBANON C. R.
LEBANESE KYOKUSHINKAI FEDERATION SECRETARY GENERAL
SHIHAN ALI FAWAZ