Saturday, July 4, 2020

Riffa hailed for King Cup win

Football

Riffa team members and officials celebrate with the trophy last night

Supreme Council for Youth and Sports (SCYS) first deputy chairman and Bahrain Athletics Association president Shaikh Khalid bin Hamad Al Khalifa congratulated Riifa Sports and Cultural Club and their fans on winning the King Cup following their well-earned 2-1 victory over Al Hidd in the final on Thursday.

Shaikh Khalid paid tribute to His Majesty’s patronage of the final and the keenness to support Bahraini sportspeople. He also praised Riffa’s performances throughout the tournament.

Meanwhile, SCYS assistant secretary general and Bahrain Olympic Committee secretary general Abdulrahman Askar hailed Riffa Club and paid tribute to the royal support to youth and sports in Bahrain.

MP Zainab Abdulameer, Financial and Economic Affairs Committee member and Youth and Sports Committee deputy chairperson in the Council of Representatives, congratulated Riffa Club and also praised the King’s presence at the event, describing it as a source of motivation for all players.