This event is supported by General Authority of sports, UAE National Olympic committee, Sharjah Police,Taleem & American School of Creative science
Ten top teams are participating in this Hockey5 Tournament. As the FIH have launched short format which is called Hockey5 in which 4 players will play with 1 goal keeper as next year Hockey5 World cup will be happening in Oman. UAE is taking keen interest and promoting this short format event in UAE. Therefore they have launched first blue carpet on the same venue for this tournament. This is the first ever ground in Middle East as Hockey5 specializes with blue carpet .
Chief Guest on the occassion Major General of Sharjah Police H.E. Saif Al Zarri alongwith the President of UAEHF Mr. Abdullah Al Dah alongwith General Secretary of UAEHF Mr. Khalid Murad , Head of Technical Committee Mr. Ahmed Al Suwaidi and Female Sports committee Head Ms. Mona Alghazal. with Technical Manger. Usama FathAllah and Chief Coordinator Raza Abidi was present on the opening ceremony of this event. All the teams and officials are very happy to witness this tournament as this is the very first tournament on blue carpet in UAE. The goals for this new management is achieved and players are thankful to them that new management of UAEHF have achieved the first hockey ground in UAE.
Final will be held on 8th April from 11:00 to 12:00 p.m.
President of UAEHF was very much pleased and thanked everyone for making this event possible and successful. He specially thanked media for their full support for covering and highlighting this event.