At the opening ceremony of the Gulf Cup championship “Gulf 25”, which was held in the Iraqi city of Basra, sad events occurred that led to the removal of the representative of the Emir of Kuwait and the delegation of the State of Kuwait from the event. Social media trailblazers circulated videos showing hands clashing during a ceremony yesterday, Friday, in the Iraqi city of Basra, and while security forces were unable to control the situation, the Kuwaiti mission announced its withdrawal.
A Kuwaiti official confirmed that he was robbed during the storming of the opening ceremony, as Abdulaziz Al-Samhan, a member of the board of directors of the Kuwait Football Association, stated: “They slashed my pocket with a razor. Twitter.
And he added: “We left the platform and left after the news that the representative of the Emir of the country did not enter. This disturbed and annoyed us, and we are in solidarity with Sheikh Fahd Nasser al-Sabah, and we are currently in a hotel, in our residence.
Sources told local media that the mission was the last delegation to arrive at the stadium in Basra, as agreed by the organizing committee, and withdrew from the ceremony for security reasons.
And she continued, “Uninvited persons came to the opening ceremony, especially in the VIP rooms, which caused chaos.”
It is noteworthy that a Kuwaiti delegation headed by the representative of the Emir and the head of the Kuwait Olympic Committee, Sheikh Fahd Al-Nasser, arrived at the stadium, accompanied by the Minister of Sports of Iraq, Ahmed Al-Mubarki.
After the clashes, the sports minister suggested that the Kuwaiti delegation leave the stadium due to security chaos.