On February 4, visiting American professional soccer player Estelle Johnson attended the BFA Women’s Cup final as a guest of the Bahrain Football Association. Ms. Johnson, who is visiting Bahrain on a U.S. Embassy cultural exchange program, was joined by U.S. Ambassador Justin Siberell, and they were greeted by BFA President Sheikh Ali bin Khalifa Al-Khalifa and head of the BFA Women’s Committee Sheikha Hessa.
They enjoyed an exciting and enjoyable match, which was won by the Blue Pearls, 2-1, over the Muharraq Tekkers. After the match, Ambassador Siberell and Ms. Johnson joined Sheikh Ali and Sheikha Hessa in presenting medals to both teams.