Bahrain to host FIFA Congress in 2017

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Bahrain to host FIFA Congress in 2017

Bahrain to host FIFA Congress in 2017

(Manama) – The International Federation of Football Association (FIFA) has announced it will hold its next congress in Manama on May 11, 2017.

President of the Bahrain Football Association (BFA), Shaikh Ali bin Khalifa Al Khalifa stressed that the FIFA decision indicates the Kingdom’s ability to host various high-profile sporting events.

Shaikh Ali congratulated the Kingdom’s leadership on the honour conferred on Bahrain.

He pledged that BFA would do its utmost to ensure the success of the FIFA Congress.

He also lauded the efforts exerted by the President of the Asian Football Confederation Shaikh Salman bin Ibrahim Al Khalifa, in this regard.