HH Sheikh Nahyan bin Zayed Al Nahyan Al Nahyan, Chairman of Abu Dhabi Sports Council has been chosen UAE Sports Personality of 2017 as per the annual survey conducted by Al Ittihad Arabic Daily.
Sheikh Nahyan bin Zayed attributed this honor to the vision of The President His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan, and to the directives of His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al- Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces.
“We are really very proud of this honor and this prize which has been conducted by a well-established media institute-Al Etihad Arabic Daily,” Sheik Nahyan bin Zayed said.
Sheik Nahyan bin Zayed reiterated the vision of Abu Dhabi Sports Council t is getting merit as Abu Dhabi is currently well-renowned globally for being capital for international sport events.
Sheikh Nahyan bin Zayed thanked ADSC general secretariat, all employees and affiliates for their contribution to achieving ADSC’s goals and objectives, and wished them all to have a very prosperous and peaceful year in 2018.
The Al Etihad Arabic Daily survey to choose sports personality and top sportspersons achievers entered its fourth successive edition.
In this respect, the FIFA Club World Cup UAE 2017 has been chosen as the best sport event in 2017, Faisal Al Kitbi best male sportsperson, Rawdha El Serkal as best female sportsperson in 2017, and the Abu Dhabi Powerboats F1 Team won the prize of best sport achievement in 2017.