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AFC appeals for Hakeem Al Araibi’s urgent release!

The Asian Football Confederation (AFC) has written to His Excellency Prayut Chan-o-cha, the Prime Minister of the Kingdom of Thailand, to request the urgent release of the footballer Hakeem Al Araibi from detention in Bangkok. The AFC Senior Vice President, Praful Patel contacted the Thai Prime Minister to ask for …

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FIFA holds meeting on situation of player Al Araibi & calls for urgent solution!

FIFA Secretary General Fatma Samoura welcomed yesterday at the Home of FIFA in Zurich the former Australian international Craig Foster and Brendan Schwab from the World Players Association, who had requested an urgent meeting to discuss the situation of the player Hakeem al Araibi. Mr. Al-Araibi is a football player …

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My #arunfoot Videoblog #43 – 2019 AFC Asian Cup special!

Besides writing on my blog arunfoot.com, I once in a while do my arunfoot Videoblog on Facebook LIVE on the latest in the world of football with a special focus on Indian and German football. In the latest installment I speak about the following: 1. The 2019 AFC Asian Cup …

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Thailand’s Wild Boars visit 2019 AFC Asian Cup!

The Wild Boars Football Academy, whose brave rescue from a flooded cave in Thailand inspired the world, continued their remarkable fairy-tale after three players and their assistant coach were presented with a rare opportunity to witness their Thai heroes open their AFC Asian Cup UAE 2019 campaign against India on …

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The game becomes more beautiful when the Blue Tigers roar!

As soon as the referee blew his whistle to indicate the start of the second half, one could almost spot Udanta Singh lurking on the right wings, unbeknownst to the TV camera focusing on the kick-off, and most probably the Thai defenders too. A minute later, Udanta Singh took to …

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Thailand fire coach Rajevac after heavy AFC Asian Cup loss to India!

After their surprise heavy 1-4 loss to India in their 2019 AFC Asian Cup opener, the Football Association of Thailand on Monday fired their head coach Milovan Rajevac. “I hereby announce the suspension of Milovan Rajevac’s contract as coach of Thailand’s national team,” FAT President Somyot Poompanmoung said in a …

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January 6, 2019: The night on which India created AFC Asian Cup history!

January 6, 2019; the date will from now always be remembered as a historic day for Indian football and the Indian national team! Why? Simply because the Blue Tigers deservingly trashed Thailand 4-1 in their 2019 AFC Asian Cup – Group A opener at the Al Nahyan Stadium in Abu …

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India coach Constantine: Not getting carried away with the win!

A superb second-half performance where the Indian National Team scored three goals in a 4-1 win over Thailand, led the Blue Tigers to the top of Group A, showcasing the attacking prowess and disciplined defending of Constantine’s men. Speaking at the Official Post Match Press Conference, Head Coach Stephen Constantine, …

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