FIFA.com spoke exclusively to some of Bahrain's players after their defeat to New Zealand in the 2010 FIFA World Cup South Africa play-offs.
New sporting legends have been created in New Zealand as the All Whites reached the greatest stage, after a 28-year wait and no little drama.
Rory Fallon's goal on the stroke of half-time ensured New Zealand's progression to the 2010 FIFA World Cup, ending a 28-year absence.
The New Zealand capital of Wellington is awash with football fever as the All Whites prepare to take on Bahrain for a berth at South Africa 2010.
The first leg of their play-off ended goalless. Now New Zealand are set to host Bahrain with a huge prize up for grabs: a ticket to South Africa 2010.
Milan Macala has admitted that it would be a dream for Bahrain to secure their first ever FIFA World Cup appearance by defeating New Zealand.