Football: Refugee Bahraini footballer boards plane leaving Thailand for Australia - Reuters witness - News Summed Up

Football: Refugee Bahraini footballer boards plane leaving Thailand for Australia - Reuters witness


BANGKOK (Reuters) - A refugee Bahraini footballer with residency status in Australia boarded a plane in Thailand early on Tuesday that would fly directly to Melbourne, where he has lived since 2014 and plays for a local football club. Hakeem Al Araibi, 25, boarded a Thai Airways flight at Bangkok's Suvarnabhumi Airport shortly after midnight, according to a Reuters witness. He was seen talking happily as he walked past the gate to board his plane.


Source: The Star February 11, 2019 17:26 UTC



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