Despite the modest financial capabilities, the Dummar Sports and Social Club found its way to compete in the local championships in the games it plays and established a strong base of young age groups that the club's supervisors hope for good in the near future.
SANA’s sports representative met with a number of the club’s cadres to shed more light on its reality. The club’s president, Khaled Abdel Razzaq, said: “Dummar Club was established in 1991 with simple capabilities and worked to attract talents from different age groups. Today, it is one of the distinguished clubs, and it competes strongly for advanced positions in boxing, judo and taekwondo.” And body building within the central tournaments, "noting that the game of chess was recently introduced to the club and we aspire to move it far into the tournaments to provide skilled players from small groups."
It seems that investments, in light of the transformation of sports into an industry, are still exhausting the clubs, adding Dummar Club to the list of those affected by its inactive presence. Abdul Razzaq indicated that the club extends over an area estimated at 52 acres, and only 10% of it is utilized through an artificial grass field and a hall. For boxing, judo, taekwondo, bodybuilding, and fitness for women.
The club president explained that the club’s investments through its current facilities do not exceed five million pounds, and we have faced difficulties for several years in developing investments, especially since the ownership of the club’s land was not transferred to the General Sports Federation. Despite that, we did not stop attracting and preparing players and expanding the club from its sports framework to The social framework by implementing many social activities for the players' families.
Judo coach Muhammad Al-Hamwi drew attention to the high demand for practicing the game from different age groups, as the number of trainees in the club reaches 70 male and female players, in addition to the distinction of a number of them in the central tournaments of the game through the advanced results they achieved in a number of categories, indicating that the club is working on preparing a new generation. New through a specific time strategy, its main reliance on the summer school to be a substitute for the higher categories, and the club will represent the best in the upcoming tournaments.
For his part, boxing coach Abdul-Main Aziz pointed to the progress of the game in the club through the remarkable skill levels and advanced results of its players, especially as it competes with strong teams in tournaments, specifically the army and the police, indicating that the players are preparing strongly for the upcoming benefits and set them on the first positions with their ambition to reach the international podiums.
As for the bodybuilding coach, Muhannad Ali, he considered that bodybuilding is one of the sports most practiced by young men and women as well, and Dummar Club is one of the clubs that attracted many of them because of the great physical benefits of this sport, and the competitions found their way to the club through the distinction of a number of players in its championships At the level of the Republic, referring to the continuous preparation to remain within the phase of readiness to participate in the upcoming benefits.