Embassy of the Kingdom of Bahrain in Japan

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February 2nd 2012: Presenting Footballs to children in affected areas by Earthquake and Tsunami

H.E. Dr Khalil Hassan, the Ambassador of the Kingdom of Bahrain to Japan visited Iwate and Fukushima in order to present footballs to those affected areas. Those footballs, same model as official soccer balls designed for UEFA EURO 2012 hosted in Ukraine, Poland are donated to the children through Revival department of Iwate Prefectural Office and Fukushima United FC.

These footballs are meant to express our wishes for children to play cheerfully and to become famous football players one day. Both national teams of the Kingdom of Bahrain and Japan are expecting to have a football match on coming March 14th 2012.The list of messages that was written by guests of national day reception (which was held on the December 14th of 2011) on a national flag of Bahrain was given to those two organizations.

Same token of sympathy (footballs and a Bahraini flag) were sent to children in Miyagi through Miyagi Football Union.