Tag: Iraq

FIFA back Iraq football for pitch performance

Iraqi National Team played first home game since 2013

International football has returned to Baghdad (Iraq) after eight years as the Iraq Football Association (IFA) ushers in a new era under the leadership of former international defender Adnan Dirjal who was recently elected as its President. The ‘FIFA’ stated that in a hugely significant moment... » Read more

Saudi Arabia grants $1bn to build Iraq ‘sports city’

Sports City with flags of Saudi Arabia and Iraq below

Saudi Arabia’s King Salman bin Abdulaziz has granted $1 billion to Iraq to build a new sports city and open four consulates, according to media reports. The announcement followed the arrival in Baghdad of a delegation led by Saudi Trade Minister Majid Al Kassabi for the second meeting of the... » Read more

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