“I have always seen and reviewed the videos of Moroccan champions who participated in the Olympics, like Said Aouita, Naoual El Moutawakkel, Hicham El Guerrouj and, recently, Soufiane El Bakkali. The Olympics are, without a doubt, the most prestigious sporting event in the world,” she stressed during a press conference organized on Thursday at the headquarters of the Royal Moroccan Golf Federation (FRMG).
“My dream is to follow in the footsteps of Moroccan golfer Maha Haddioui, who took part in the Rio de Janeiro and Tokyo Olympics,” she said, noting that she is determined to represent golf. Moroccan at the edition of Paris-2024.
After indicating that her final victory at the French Open is by no means the result of chance, but one of the objectives that have been traced since her entry into the professional world in 2021, she indicated that her ambition is to take part in as many ranked tournaments as possible.
In this regard, she said she was proud of this feat, which adds to her brilliant participation in other international tournaments such as the Aramco Saudi Ladies International, only six months after her access to professionalism, making expresses her joy for this unprecedented performance at the national level, given that she is the first Arab golfer from North Africa to win this title.
Inès Laklalech has indicated, in this sense, that her short-term objectives consist in taking part in the American Series at the end of 2022, a tournament which brings together the best golfers on the planet, while also sending a message imbued with hope for budding talent.
“With determination, nothing is impossible. You just have to show seriousness and believe in your abilities, ”she said, thanking in this regard, in particular, her family and the FRMG for their support and motivation.
The delegate president of the Royal Moroccan Golf Federation, Mustapha Zine, had read, at the beginning of this meeting, a message of congratulations, addressed by Prince Moulay Rachid, president of the FRMG, to the Moroccan champion Inès Laklalech after her victory at the French Open.