The Bahrain Football Association (BFA) announced that Batelco has agreed to provide an airplane which will carry a total of 213 people to Abu Dhabi to support the Bahrain national team ahead of its Asian Cup
2019 opener against hosts UAE on Saturday.
The BFA, with the cooperation of Batelco, has started registering fans who want to travel to Abu Dhabi. The flight will depart at 12.15pm on Saturday and the estimated arrival time will be 2.20pm (UAE time),
while the return trip to Bahrain will be on the same day at 11.55pm.
The Asian Cup 2019 will continue until February 1. Bahrain will play in group ‘A’ which includes UAE, Thailand and India.