WAM ABU DHABI: H.H. Sheikh Mansour bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Presidential Affairs and owner of Manchester City Football Club on Tuesday received the coach of the team Roberto Mancini, his assistant David Platt, the acting chief executive John Macbeath and members of the Club's administration.
In remarks at the meeting, Sheikh Mansour hailed the Manchester City's historic win of its first English Premier League title in 44 years.
Expressing his best wishes of more achievements for the team in the future, Sheikh Mansour praised the role coach Roberto Mancini played and said he was confidence in the ability of Manchester City FC to achieve the aspired results.
For his part, Mancini hailed the support H.H. Sheikh Mansour bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Presidential Affairs extended to the club to put it back on the winning track to eventually achieve this goal after 44-year long wait.
In attendance at the meeting were Khaldoon Khalifa Al Mubarak, Chairman of Abu Dhabi Executive Affairs Authority (EAA), board chairman of Manchester City FC, Ahmed Juma Al Za'abi, Deputy Minister for Presidential Affairs and Rashid Al-Ameri, Undersecretary of Governmental Coordination at the Presidential Affairs Ministry.