The final test for the children in the Juniors Division from Jordan, Lebanon, Palestine, Kuwait and Egypt was held in Amman, Jordan – to select the final team for the upcoming Royal World Cup in Bangkok.

H.E. Prince Nayef bin Asim was the chairman of the event and stated that it was truly an outstanding event. The cultural activities, the fair play, and the skills by these ambassadors of Muaythai show that the sport is not just a physical activity but also an art form.

H.E. Mr. Apichart Phetcharatana, Thai Ambassador to Jordan, was sent on behalf of Royal Thai government to promote the Royal World Cup, he stated that as a Thai, he only can be filled with pride seeing how global the sport has become and these kids perform the Wai Kru as good as Thais.

Special thank you must go to the president of the Jordanian Federation, Dr. Basil Alshair, the very respected Muaythai instructor, Mr. Khaled Zaqzouq, the representative of Arab Muaythai Federation, Mr. Sami Kiblawi and the General Secretary of Muaythai Federation, Mr. Fadi Alhalabi.

The biggest thank you must go to the children, the juniors, for coming together in friendship, sporting and cultural exchange and now they are preparing for the pride and honour of representing their countries, their families, and themselves at the Royal World Cup in Bangkok from August 13-23.