National Female volleyball team’s captain and experienced volleyball player Aishath Shaffa was awrded the Maldivian contingent’s flag-bearer at the opening ceremony of the fifth Asian Beach Games (ABG) in Da Nang, Vietnam on September 24th.
At a small function held in the VIP lounge of Ibrahim Nasir International Airport, the national flag was handed over to Shaffa by the Sports Minister Mrs. Iruthisham Adam. All the teams except bodybuilding were present to the small gathering.
The bodybuilding team arrived in the Vietnamese city on Wednesday with Imad Ismail the Chef De Mission of the Games, to formalize some conditions ahead of their respective events. The other participating teams-beach volleyball and rowing reached Danag today morning with the Deputy Chef De Mission of the Games Amin Ath.
Along with the contingent Vice Presiden Mohamed Abul Sattar, Secretary General Marzooq Ahmed and Treasurer Hussain Rasheed also traveled for Vietnam to watch the games and attend the OCA AGM and sub Committee Meetings.