Based on details released in a press conference held in Abu Dhabi, Abu Dhabi Falconers Club announced staging the fifth edition of His Highness President of the UAEs Falconry Cup.
The fifth edition will take place in the period 16-27 January 2018, at Al Falah Area in Abu Dhabi as more than 275 falconers will compete in 75 different rounds to win their share out of AED 25- million and 60 luxury cars as prizes of this coveted event.
This event comes in line with Abu Dhabi Falconers Club’s role to maintain heritage sports, promote falconry and encourage the new generations to practice this type of ancestral sport.
At the press conference, Executive Director of Abu Dhabi Falconers Club, Sultan Al Mahmood lauded the continuous support offered to falconry and heritage sports by His Highness The President Sheikh Khalifa Bin Zayed Al Nahyan, and His Highness Sheikh Mohamed Bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces.
Al Mahmood also praised HH Sheikh Hamdan bin Zayed Al Nahyan, HH Sheikh Hazza bin Zayed Al Nahyan and HH Sheikh Nahyan bin Zayed Al Nahyan for their care and support to falconry and to heritage sports in our beloved country.
Supporters and sponsors of the Fifth Edition of the President’s Falconry Cup-Abu Dhabi Sports Council, the Global Festival of HH Sheikh Mansour bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Al Masood Automobiles, Abu Dhabi Sports Channels, and Al Foah Dates Company expressed their happiness to support and to sponsor this dear occasion.