Bahrain player Sayed Baqer appears to make a racist gesture towards Hong Kong supporters following their World Cup qualifier. Photo: Twitter/@pjrydo

Fifa opens disciplinary proceedings against Bahrain player who aimed ‘slant-eye’ gesture at Hong Kong supporters after World Cup qualifier

  • Fifa confirms proceedings have been opened against Sayed Baqer
  • Bahraini player made gesture following goalless draw in Hong Kong last week
Topic |   Fifa

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Bahrain player Sayed Baqer appears to make a racist gesture towards Hong Kong supporters following their World Cup qualifier. Photo: Twitter/@pjrydo
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Bahrain’s Sayed Baqer appears to aim a racist gesture at Hong Kong supporters after a fractious ending the their World Cup qualifying match. Photo: Twitter/@pjrydo

Hong Kong’s World Cup qualifier heroics soured after Bahrain player appears to directs slant-eyed gesture at home fans

  • Bahrain coach Helio Sousa complains about Hong Kong’s time-wasting tactics
  • Sousa says he did not see the gesture but insists the fans created ‘an amazing environment’
Topic |   Hong Kong Football Association (HKFA)

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Bahrain’s Sayed Baqer appears to aim a racist gesture at Hong Kong supporters after a fractious ending the their World Cup qualifying match. Photo: Twitter/@pjrydo
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