Video: Oman fans have a bagpipe party at Muscat airport en route to Gulf Cup
January 2, 2018 | 12:59 PM
by Gautam Viswanathan, [email protected]

Muscat: A spontaneous celebration broke out among fans of Oman’s national football team at Muscat International Airport, ahead of their flights to Kuwait City.

Oman play Bahrain in the semi-final of the 2017 Gulf Cup of Nations, ahead of the other semi between the UAE and Iraq.

In a video uploaded to social media, fans wearing scarves and carrying Oman flags can be seen dancing to the tunes of traditional tunes played on bagpipes.

Several special flights have been organised by Oman’s Football Association, in collaboration with the Royal Oman Air Force and the nation’s Ministry of Sports Affairs, as well as Oman Air and SalamAir.

Kick-off at the Jaber Al Ahmad International Stadium is at 6:15pm this evening.

Video Courtesy: Oman Airports Management Company

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