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On the occasion of his nomination for the position of Manama Club President Bahrain FA’s President congratulates Zheir Kazrouni Bahrain FA

The president of the Bahrain Football Association HE Sheikh Ali bin Khalifa Al Khalifa congratulated Mr. Zuheir Kazrouni on the occasion of his recommendation as the president of Manama club for the next electoral term.

HE has confirmed that Mr. Zuheir Kazrouni has made many accomplishments in the administrative and technical advancement of the club, pointing out that his recommendation for presidency reflects the confidence the general assembly of the club has in his person.

The Bahrain FA’s president wishes all the success to the management of the club under the presidency of Mr. Kazrouni, assuring that the Bahrain FA will render all possible support for the club and for Bahrain Football.

HH Shaikh Nasser bin Hamad Al Khalifa congratulates Riffa Club

Manama, Mar.4 : His Majesty the King’s Representative for Humanitarian Work and Youth Affairs HH Shaikh Nasser bin Hamad Al Khalifa hailed Bahrain’s sports strides, paying tribute to HM King Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa for his support.

He said that the string of achievements in the prosperous era of HM the King have ensured the Kingdom of Bahrain an advanced rank on all levels, highlighting football victories in particular.

He congratulated Riffa Club on winning HM the King’s Football Cup after beating Al Ahli in the final which was held today at Bahrain National Stadium.

He praised Riffa Club board, chaired by Shaikh Abdulla bin Khalid Al Khalifa, commending the efforts of the players, technical and administrative staff.

He praised the fairplay and performance of the both teams’ players, which reflected the positive image and the level that football attained in Bahrain.

HH Shaikh Nasser bin Hamad Al Khalifa praised Bahrain Football Association (BFA), chaired by Shaikh Ali bin Khalifa Al Khalifa for the good organization which ensured the success of the cup final.

Press conference of King’s Cup semis to be held virtually on Saturday

Manama, Feb. 8 : The press conference of the semi-finals of HM the King’s Football Cup will be held Saturday via video conferencing, Bahrain Football Association (BFA) announced.

The coaches and captains of the four teams, Al-Hidd, Al—Ahli, East Riffa and Riffa, will speak during the press conference.

BFA’s Media Centre will coordinate with the representatives of various media outlets to cover the event remotely.

The two semi-final matches will be held on Sunday at the National Stadium. Al-Hidd will play Al-Ahi at 4:55 pm, and East Riffa will play Riffa at 7:30 pm.

BFA Chairman congratulates HM King, HRH Crown Prince and Prime Minister on National Guard anniversary

Manama, Jan. 7: Bahrain Football Association (BFA) Board Chairman, Shaikh Ali bin Khalifa bin Ahmed Al Khalifa, extended congratulations to His Majesty King Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa and His Royal Highness Prince Salman bin Hamad Al Khalifa, the Crown Prince and Prime Minister, on the 24th anniversary of the National Guard.

Shaikh Ali bin Khalifa bin Ahmed Al Khalifa expressed heartfelt gratitude to HM the King, praising development of the National Guard which, he said, became a security edifice with high competence and readiness. 

He paid tribute to HM the King for his tremendous support to the National Guard, praising its role in protecting the kingdom’s security and achievements.

Shaikh Ali bin Khalifa bin Ahmed Al Khalifa also commended the outstanding role of HRH the Crown Prince and Prime Minister in upgrading readiness of the National Guard.

HM King congratulated by BFA Chairman

Manama, Jan. 19: His Majesty King Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa today received a cable of congratulations from Bahrain Football Association (BFA) Board Chairman, Shaikh Ali bin Khalifa bin Ahmed Al Khalifa, on being awarded the Legion of Merit, Degree of Chief Commander, by US President, Donald J. Trump, in tribute for his efforts to further consolidate relations of friendship and cooperation between the two countries.

Shaikh Ali expressed pride and appreciation of the high profile legion which asserts HM’s tireless efforts and contribution to promoting peace and security.

BFA Chairman congratulates National Guard Commander

Manama, Jan. 7: Bahrain Football Association (BFA) Board Chairman, Shaikh Ali bin Khalifa bin Ahmed Al Khalifa, extended congratulations to National Guard Commander, HH General Shaikh Mohammed bin Isa Al Khalifa, on the 24th anniversary of the National Guard.

Shaikh Ali bin Khalifa bin Ahmed Al Khalifa stressed that the occasion is an opportunity to recall the outstanding role of the National Guard in serving the nation and protecting its achievements.

Bahrain supports Saudi bid to host 2027 AFC Cup

Shaikh Ali with Al Meshal

Bahrain has officially backed Saudi Arabia’s bid to host the Asian Football Confederation (AFC) Cup 2027. 

Bahrain Football Association (BFA) president Shaikh Ali bin Khalifa bin Ahmed Al Khalifa received a Saudi Arabian Football Federation (SAFF) delegation led by president Yasser Al Meshal and expressed support to the Saudi bid.

The Saudi football governing body announced last September the launch of its campaign to host the 2027 AFC Asian Cup, under the slogan ‘Forward for Asia’.

Shaikh Ali said that the Saudi bid has all the potential to succeed, urging all football federations in the West Asian countries to support it. 

He also praised the progress of football in Saudi Arabia, who have qualified five times for the FIFA World Cup.