President Saleh meets national football team members

ADEN, Dec. 02 (Saba) - President Ali Abdullah Saleh met on Thursday in Aden governorate with the national football team. President Saleh hailed the efforts they have made during the 20th Gulf Cup tournament and other events. "Sport competitions are always a win or loss and you must accept the loss with sport soul and do not be affected by in the future events to achieve better results for your country”, Saleh said. The President said that the first and real winner in the tournament is the Yemeni people, who made it successful. He urged the team to pay attention and made more efforts and training to acquire strong physical condition and more experiences, pointing to the importance of paying more attention to the national tournament to be the base of preparing the national team. “Yemen has many talents and creative people in all fields”, President Saleh said. President Saleh ordered to extend a financial incentive to the national team’s members and YR 3 million to player Akram al-Wurafi. HA/AF Saba