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AFC statement on Asian Cup 2023 – Round of 16 match, Iraq vs Jordan!

The AFC strongly condemns any type of unruly and aggressive behaviour and takes a zero-tolerance stance against such actions. We believe in fostering an environment where journalists can engage in their important work of covering Asian football with professionalism and mutual respect. The AFC is deeply disappointed by the actions …

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India skipper Gurpreet Singh Sandhu promises to break the barriers after Iraq cliffhanger!

Some heads dropped, some knees sank to the ground, and some faces became numb in the Indian bunch inside the centre circle when Bashar Reshan slotted in the winning penalty for Iraq on Thursday evening. However, deep inside, each one of the Blue Tigers’ souls knew what a valiant effort …

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India suffers King’s Cup penalty shootout heartbreak against Iraq!

It was a crushing experience for Igor Stimac’s boys to have the victory snatched away from them in the penalty shootout after a rousing regulation time display at the 700th Anniversary Stadium in the first semifinal of the 49th King’s Cup 2023 on September 7. It was a typical story …

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India’s Stimac hoping for a strong show at old-friends reunion in King’s Cup!

Blue Tigers head coach Igor Stimac and his Iraq counterpart, Jesus Casas, have known each other for more than 30 years. Casas, six years Stimac’s junior, was a youth team player for Spanish side Cádiz CF, where Stimac played for two seasons between 1992 and 1994. On Thursday, September 7, …

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India to meet Iraq in 49th King’s Cup 2023!

The Indian senior men’s team have been drawn against Iraq in the semifinal of the 49th King’s Cup 2023 after the draw ceremony was conducted by the Football Association of Thailand on Wednesday, August 16, 2023. The match will take place at the 700th Anniversary Stadium in Chiang Mai, Thailand …

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LaLiga & the Iraq Football Association start its collaboration!

LaLiga and the Iraq Football Association (IFA) have started its collaboration, part of a three-year project that represents a turning point for the development of football in the Gulf region. Thus, in line with their commitment to the growth of grassroots football in the region, specialists from LaLiga have conducted …

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Emad Mohammed challenges Iraq players to shine in FIFA U-20 World Cup!

Iraq head coach Emad Mohammed is hoping his players can learn from their mistakes at the 203 AFC U-20 Asian Cup – Uzbekistan and improve enough to make a run to the knockout rounds of the FIFA U-20 World Cup in Indonesia later this year. Mohammed’s side were crestfallen after …

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