URGENT Fifa announce ban on friendly matches in Iraq



Date of release: 2017/5/9 18:56 158 times read

FIFA announces a lifting of the ban on friendly matches in Iraq
(Baghdad: Al Furat News) The International Federation of Football (FIFA) announced on Tuesday, the lifting of the ban on the establishment of friendly matches in Iraqi stadiums.

The director of media for the Ministry of Youth and Sports Ali Al-Atwani, told the {Euphrates News}, "The International Federation of Football, announced a significant not long ago to lift the ban on the establishment of friendly matches in Iraq."

The International Federation, has previously agreed to lift the partial ban on Karbala, Basra and Arbil, and officially announce it on Thursday,
The Asian Football Confederation (AFC) on Sunday approved the establishment of the Clasico Iraq between the Al-Zawra and Air Force teams in the AFC Cup in Erbil province. The youth and sports minister expressed reservations about the venue of the two games, calling for their residence in Basra and Karbala governorates.

The Jordanian Football Federation (JFF) officially approved the transfer of the international experimental match between Jordan and Iraq, which was scheduled in Amman, to the Al-Nakhla trunk in Iraq, while the South Korean Football Association agreed in principle to set up a friendly match against Iraq. Karbala province next month


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