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Qatar U-15 boys reign supreme

QATAR Under-15 boys won the Arab Championship in Amman, Jordan, beating the hosts 36-22 last week.

Qatar defeated the UAE 36-19 in the semifinal. 

“It was a good exposure for the juniors. The win will motivate them to do well in future tournaments,” said Qatar’s head coach Hicham Karchoud. “Our fencers showed they’re very good. We’ve some promising juniors in both boys’ and girls’ categories.”

The Tunisian, who has been in charge of the team for the last 15 years, felt the Qatari fencers should make full use of the facilities.

“The Qatar Fencing Federation has been hosting some major events. It should help our competitors gain experience,” he said. DSP

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