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May 15, 2014 16:55
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Sheikha Naima Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah

Sheikha Naima Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah (left), president of the Kuwait Women’s Sports Federation, and Sheikh Hamad bin Khalifa Al Thani (second left), president of Qatar’s Football Association, attend the opening ceremony of the Soccerex Asian Forum conference at the King Hussein Convention Center. (photo credit: REUTERS)

 
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