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Bahrain company invests in Spanish football club

Bahrain company Infinity Capital has invested in Spanish football club Cordoba CF.

His Majesty the King’s Representative for Charity Works and Youth Affairs, National Security Advisor and Supreme Council for Youth and Sports Chairman His Highness Shaikh Nasser bin Hamad Al Khalifa announced that Bahraini Abdulla Al Zain has assumed the Cordoba CF presidency, following Infinity Capital’s investment in the club.

This was according to the Embassy of the Kingdom of Bahrain in the UK, which posted of the development on their official Twitter account.

The news was also confirmed last night by Shaikh Nasser’s Media Office.

According to the club’s official website, Al Zain visited Cordoba CF's facilities a few days ago and also met with the players, coaching staff, management and club workers.

He was accompanied on his visit by Mohammed Al Nusuf, who will be the future vice-president of the club and who is also currently the Bahrain Olympic Committee secretary general.

Codoba CF plays in Segunda Division B-Group 4, which is in the third level of the Spanish football league system.

The team was founded in 1954. They play their home matches at the 25,800-capacity Estadio Nuevo Arcangel, located in the Southern Spanish city of Cordoba.