Three Sportswomen Granted Saudi Citizenship

  • Publish date: Monday، 08 July 2024
Three Sportswomen Granted Saudi Citizenship

Three sportswomen have been granted Saudi citizenship after a recent decree was introduced to grant Saudi citizenship to individuals with distinguished expertise in certain fields. 

The three female athletes are American footballer Maryam Al-Tamimi, French tennis player Maysan Hussein, and Muay Thai fighter Tasneem Al-Qassab.

Al Tamimi has been picked for the Saudi national football team. She is registered with the Saudi Football Federation. She has signed for Al Ittihad with a contract running until 2025.

Hussein has won several girls' championships in Saudi Arabia and she won the Mahdia Open Tennis Championship in Tunisia in the U16 category.

Al Qassab won the 2021 Saudi Women’s Championship. 

The decree to grant Saudi citizenship to distinguished individuals aligns with the Saudi Vision 2030, with its aim of creating an environment that attracts exceptional and creative minds. 

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