Bahrain's Abdullah Ismail Omar (C) intercepts a pass between two Uzbekistan opponents.
UAE's Abdulsalam Jumaa (R) approaches Iran's Ali Karimi as he runs with the ball
An Iraqi fan cries next to defender Bassem Abbas after losing to Qatar during their Group 1 Asian zo
Saudi Arabia's Nasser al-Shamrani escapes a tackle from a Bahraini player during their 2010 World Cup Asian qualifying playoff football match at King Fahd Stadium in Riyadh
Kuwait's Adel al-Shammari (R) vies for the ball with Syria's Jihad al-Hussein
Iran's Javad Nekounam (R) vies for the ball with Emirati forward Ismail al-Hammadi