Bahrain national team is preparing for tomorrow’s semi-final clash with Iraq in the 24th Gulf Cup (Khaleeji 24).
Led by coach Helio Sousa, the team resumed training ahead of the crucial match, hoping to book a berth in the final which will be held on Sunday.
Bahrain reached the semi-finals after defeating Kuwait 4-2 on Monday and claiming four points. They finished second in Group B which was topped by Saudi Arabia with six points.
Yesterday’s training session focused on technical and physical aspects. Twenty-three players took part in the session. They were Sayyed Mohammed Jaffer, Walid Al-Hayyam, Mohammed Al-Hardan and Tiago Augusto (Muharraq), Sayyed Shibr Alawi, Sayyed Ridha Isa, Ali Haram, Sayyed Mahdi Baqer, Mohammed Marhoun and Kameel Al Aswad (Riffa), Ali Madan (Al-Najma), Ahmed Nabil and Mohammed Adel (Manama), Abdulla Al-Hazaa and Mohammed Al-Romaihi (East Riffa), Ahmed Boughamar, Rashid Al-Hooti, Mohammed Abdulwahab and Abdulwahab Al-Malud (Hidd), Jassim Al-Sheikh and Mahdi Humaidan (Ahly, Hamad Al-Dosari (Hala) and Sayyed Dheya Said (Al-Nasr – Kuwait).