DOHA, January 28, 2016 – Under the Patronage of Dr. Thani Al Kawari, the Secretary General of Qatar Olympic Committee (QOC), the competitions of the prestigious GCC Ice Hockey Championship 2016 will get underway at Villagio’s Ice court on Thursday.
The prestigious event is organized by the Qatar Winter Sports Committee (QWSC) from January 28 to February 2, which is bringing together four GCC nations including hosts, Qatar, UAE, Kuwait and Sultanate of Oman.
Hosts Qatar will begin the campaign in this event against United Arab Emirates and Kuwait will take on Oman in the opening match.
The GCC Ice Hockey Championship is an international ice Hockey competition involving countries from all GCC Area. The inaugural tournament took place in Kuwait.