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Jordan to host 2018 Asian Karate Championships

By JT - Jul 12,2017 - Last updated at Jul 12,2017

AMMAN — The Asian Karate Federation has announced that Jordan will host the next Asian Karate Championships from July 10-15 in 2018, according to the Jordan Olympic Committee News Service.

The decision was made during the Executive Board meeting in Astana, Kazakhstan attended by Mu’een Al Fa’ouri, Jordan Karate president.

Meanwhile, this year’s Asian Championships will get under way in Astana on Thursday with Jordan’s Omar Shaqra, Hassan Masarwah, Nasser Fathi, Hassan Abu Ka’oud and Saleh Al Sawalha all in action for the Juniors category.

Mohammad Al Musa, Ali Al Habashneh, Yazan Al Wehr, Rama Hamdan, Ali Lafi, Ali Esa’el, Nermeen Turaish, Ala’ Turaih and Diana Dadda will compete in the Youth category.

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