A Gulf 25 inspection team will conclude on Wednesday, its mission in Basra, which has witnessed an inspection tour of the facilities, stadiums, hotels, transportation and infrastructure needed for the 25th edition of the Arab Gulf Cup Football Championship, which Iraq is supposed to host.
Tomorrow, all details will be revealed during a press conference with the participation of Asaad Al Eidani, Governor of Basra, and Ahmed Al Mousawi, Director General of Physical Education at the Iraqi Ministry of Youth and Sports, in the presence of a large media presence on the occasion of the end of the inspection tour.
Dr. Hamid Al-Shaibani, head of the Gulf 25 inspection team, will talk about the teams mission, the most important stations it visited, and the most prominent notes that were written, and they will be presented to the Iraqi side.
As for the governor of Basra, he will present a complete picture about the extent of Basra's ability to host the Gulf 25 and implement all the requirements that contribute to the possibility of organizing the event, and will also highlight the extent of the interest and support that the province has received from the Iraqi government.
While Al-Mousawi will explain the role of the Ministry of Youth and Sports during the next stage, especially that the inspection team will submit its report to the Arab Gulf Cup Football Federation.
For his part, the Iraqi Minister of Youth and Sports, Adnan Darjal, the Iraqi Minister of Youth and Sports, appreciated the role played by the inspection team in the Arab Gulf Cup Federation, which worked in the spirit of cooperation and professionalism that it exhibits and to provide professional notes on organizing the tournament.
The Iraqi Minister of Youth and Sports also valued during his meeting with the inspection team the support of the Arab Gulf Cup Football Federation for all countries that organize the Arab Gulf Cup tournaments as it aims to enhance the development and progress of the tournament and its positive reflection on the sport of the countries that organize it, praising at the same time the support of the Gulf federations of the Iraqi file on the 25th Gulf Cup.
Minister Darjal gave a full explanation to the team about the most important sports facilities that are currently being implemented and promised to equip all the requirements of the championship, especially as this would constitute a qualitative leap in all the facilities of life in Basra.
On the same level, the head of the Gulf 25 inspection team, Dr. Hamid Al-Shaibani, head of the Gulf 25 inspection team, confirmed that the team worked very professionally with the aim of assisting the host country for the Arabian Gulf Cup tournaments in accordance with the regulations established by the Arab Gulf Cup Federation.
Dr. Al-Shaibani added that what the team demands is applicable in all tournaments held in the Gulf countries, referring to the adoption of three football stadiums in Basra in the event that the tournament is approved in its twenty-fifth edition in Iraq, which is each of the Basra International Stadium with a capacity of 65,000 spectators, and the Al Mina stadium has a capacity of 30,000 spectators and they are the two main stadiums for the tournament, calling for the necessity to complete the Basra stadium according to the time limit set by the technical team, and the Secondary Sports City stadium, which can accommodate ten thousand spectators, will also be adopted as an alternative stadium as well as other training grounds.
A Gulf 25 inspection team has inspected sports and tourism facilities in Basra, visiting the Secondary Sports City stadium as well as the four training fields and providing notes that must be stopped and completed.
For his part, the Director General of the Regions and Governorates Department at the Ministry of Youth and Sports of Iraq, Talib Jaber, gave an explanation about the most important updates and ongoing maintenance work, and Director General of the Department of Physical Education, Ahmed Oudah Zamil, gave a summary and the most important matches hosted by the local and international sports city and training camps.
The inspection team also visited Basra Governorate airport and reviewed the preparations and services provided to the governorates guests from the participating teams and the masses.