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Asia Cup Trophy takes tour of Sharjah ahead of the tournament

The Asian Cup kicks off on Saturday, August 27, with the final on September 11.

Asian Cup. (Photo credit should read his AFP via ISHARA S. KODIKARA/Getty Images)

The stunning Asia Cup Trophy completes a tour of Sharjah visiting some of the emirate’s most famous landmarks.

The golden trophy, sponsored by the Sharjah Commercial and Tourism Development Authority (SCTDA), Mleiha Desert, Al Rafisah Dam, Al Noor Island, similarly Khorfakkan Waterfall, Khorfakkan Beach and the Horfakkan Amphitheater.

The tour culminated in an iconic location Sharjah Cricket Stadiumthe venue for four key matches of the Asian Cup, giving Sharjah Cricket Academy students a unique opportunity to hold and pose with the cup alongside their parents and coaches.

Jay Shah, Chairman of the Asian Cricket Council said: Thanks to SCTDA for providing us with some great places to display our trophies and making it a memorable experience for all. ”

“Since announcing Asian Cup 2022to move to the UAE, we received unwavering support from the authorities. We invite fans across the United Arab Emirates to come see their favorite stars in action,” he added.

His Highness Sheikh Nahyan Mabarak Al Nahyan, Minister of Tolerance and Coexistence and Chairman of the Emirates Cricket Commission, unveiled the trophy at a special ceremony last week.

SCTDA Chair Khalid Jasim Al Midfa said: The landscape and cultural scene that makes Sharjah a popular local and international tourist destination.

He added: major events throughout the year. In addition, Sharjah Cricket Stadium hosts decades of cricket memories and has proudly lived up to its reputation as the home of cricket in the UAE. We wish the competing teams the best of luck in their upcoming matches. ”

“An integral part of Sharjah’s sports tourism agenda, the Sharjah Cricket Stadium is proud to host four matches. asia cupThe emotional connection players and fans have to the stadium cannot be overstated, so it’s heartwarming to see some of our young talent enjoying a moment at the Cup earlier this week. was.

“The SCTDA has done a great job of promoting Sharjah as a truly global destination and this Trophy Tour, organized with their support, is the art and art you can expect when visiting our beautiful place. It’s a great way to showcase culture, natural beauty and world-class hospitality…go home,” he added.

The Asian Cup will be held in Dubai and Sharjah from 27 August to 11 September.

Tickets can be purchased at platinumlist.net.

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