Feb 9th should be just like any other day in the year. What’s so special about it? This year, 2005, it falls on a Wednesday which is the end of the working week for a lot of people in Bahrain. This year however, there’s a football match between Bahrain and Iran. We humiliated them the last time we played, and that was for the world cup qualifier. The Iranians are getting their knickers in a major twist that all of their voices have become a bit too squeaky! They’ll be thrashed once again tomorrow night. Mark my words.
An anonymous commenter felt just as hyper about the match tomorrow night that he left the following comment which rather than moving it to the Forum where it belongs and where it should have been entered in the first place, I’ve moved it here into a post on its own, judging by how important this historic event is in our small island with recorded history going back more than 6,000 years.
Here you go:
Bahrain is playing for the World Cup Qualifier tomorrow and, not that I’m imposing here, I think we need to discuss a few things. There are A LOT of Bahrain people of Iranian descent who are supporting Bahrain. However, there are also quite a few of them who are supporting Iran. To give you an example of the Iranian mentality, here’s a quote taken from some moron’s website (irankicks.com):
Will Bahrain’s national team play Iran or a team allegedly representing Bahrain would show up on the field?
My intention is not to belittle a place on the map, south center of the Persian Gulf, called Bahrain!
By no means I intend to insult 677,886 of people living in this former colony of England and a place that has been disputed as a part of greater Iran.
No, I wouldn’t intend to insult the countrymen and women of Bahrain.
I don’t need to!
The team that called itself Bahrain’s national team did a fantastic job of insulting anyone from that country three years ago when they played Iran in Manama during the 2002 World Cup qualifying matches.
Do I have grudges against Bahrain? What grudges?
One keep grudges against someone, a team, that is worthy of holding grudges against.
In that evening, the team allegedly representing the nation of Bahrain (with all her 33 years of history), forgot which country they were playing for, and the color of money, mixed with the color of a flag, not of Bahrain, demonstrated for once and all whom the players wearing Bahrain’s uniform were truly playing for.
I respect many Arab nations and their sportsmen and sportswomen because they respect themselves and their country’s prides.
Even Saudi Arabia plays hard and plays to win. One has to respect that.
Bahrain’s football team doesn’t deserve to be called a national team until they prove that in fact they represent a nation (with all her 33 years of history) and not the servants of a different flag or perhaps more accurately, the servants of money under a different flag!
Until then, it is accurate to simply state:
Iran is scheduled to play against a team from Bahrain on February 9th!
It is furthermore appropriate to state that on that evening, we wish nothing but a hard defeat for the alleged Bahraini players in the hands of the Iran’s national team!
By Irankicks correspondent Kaveh Mahjoob
I’ve actually deleted a lot of things this cunt has written, but I believe you got the message. All of Iran is pissed off about what happened before last year’s world cup. What’s alarming me is the fact that many Bahrainis (mainly ajams) have this “motherland” mentality and would sell their passports in a heart-beat if they could. I say they should take the next one way ticket to Tehran and keep supporting their own national team. If Bahrain makes it to the World Cup, I’m pretty sure we will see a country that will have real heroes for the youths to look up to because currently, there’s not a lot of Bahraini people who are considered “role models”.