Umm Al-Qura University

Umm Al-Qura University

UQU Team Wins Third Place's Bronze Medal in Universities Football League

The President of the Sports Union of Saudi Universities, Dr. Abdullah Al-Baqmi, has granted the team of UQU the bronze medal for ranking third in the league of the Saudi Sports Federation for Universities Football (Group A). This took place in Monday 16 Rajab 1439AH.

The match to determine the winner of the third place was held on Monday 16 Rajab between the team of UQU and the team of Prince Sutam bin Abdulaziz University on the field of Al-Shoala club in Al-Kharj. The UQU team won through penalties, making the final result (3-2).

For his part, the Dean of Students Affairs, Dr. Amr Al-Saqqaf, congratulated the technical and administrative body as well as the players of the team for their accomplishment which he described as “expected” from UQU students. He praised their efforts in the league which led them to win the second place among Saudi universities. Al-Saqqaf expressed his thanks and appreciation for the President of the university, Dr. Abdullah bin Omar Bafail, and the Vice President of the University for Educational Affairs, Dr. Abdulaziz bin Rashad Seroujy, for their support to the Deanship of Students Affairs which resulted in such a win.

Omar Sonbol, the Vice Dean of Student Affairs for Activities and Student Training, explained that the team of the university was prepared by the Technical and Administrative body for this league. An internal camp inside UQU was held in preparation for the league. Participants in the league also underwent the necessary medical examinations and were provided with training classes in order to enable them to achieve the goal of winning the league.