UncategorisedAskar congratulates East Riffa on King’s Cup victory

September 11, 20190

?Bahrain Olympic Committee (BOC) acting general secretary Abdulrahman Askar congratulated East Riffa on winning the King’s Cup on Friday.
Askar lauded the achievement of East Riffa, a second division club which came all the way to win the prestigious trophy after beating Busaiteen 2-1 in extra-time of a thrilling final at the Bahrain National Stadium.
East Riffa, who recently won the second division league title, thus promoted to the first division next season, received the trophy from His Majesty King Hamad after the match.
It was the third time East Riffa was claiming this prestigious tournament following back to back titles in 1999 and 2000.
Askar also noted the continued support of His Majesty to all sports in Bahrain, and especially to football, noting that His Majesty attending the final of his cup was an overwhelming gesture for both teams and the big crowd at the stadium.
The BOC acting general secretary also lauded the efforts of the Bahrain Football Association in preparing the for the final match, which he described as perfect finish to this dear competition which reflected the popularity of the championship among football clubs and fans.
Aske affirmed that Bahrain Olympic Committee will remain an active partner and a major supporter of each sport federation in order to achieve the highest level of success in all entitlements.

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