The United Emirates have made a name for themselves in the last 12 months with the new leadership under the President, His Excellency Abdullah Saeed Amer Al Neyadi Board Member – Executive Director Tariq Mohamed Al Mehairi.and Board Member – Head of the Activities Department Fahad Khalfan Al Abdooli.
The grass root development and the cooperation with IFMA and important structured events and championships have created a new era of athletes.
The UAE team traveled as total outsiders to the IFMA World Championships and came back with gold, silver and gold medals, and they also against all odds brought back medals from the Youth World Championships.
The Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi H.H Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed Al-Nahyan and Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Presidential Affairs H.H Sheikh Mansour bin Zayed Al Nahyan invited the athletes to the palace thanked them on behalf of the nation and encouraged many to work for excellence in sport and life.
UAE will continue to develop the sport of Muaythai and maybe soon we will see a major international event in Abu Dabi.