Dubai, United Arab Emirates - May 26, 2019: Clubs functioning under the umbrella of Dubai Sports Council won a total of 48 individual and team titles at the senior level in the 2018-2019 season.
The success of the Dubai clubs is a reflection of the approach and support of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, as well as his emphasis on achieving top position in all fields, and also the patronage and leadership of His Highness Sheikh Hamdan Bin Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum Crown Prince of Dubai and Chairman of the Dubai Sports Council.
The end-of-season report on the performance of Dubai clubs revealed they had won 70 per cent of the titles on offer in the season despite stiff competition from clubs of other emirates. The Dubai clubs won 24 titles in individual sports and 12 titles in team sports outside football, and 7 titles in other sports like chess. The clubs did well in football as well, winning five of the six tournaments.
The Dubai clubs also won 10 titles at the youth and junior level in football, and dozens of gold medals in other sports like Jiu-Jitsu.