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Friendly match between Iraq and Syria is cancelled

Representational file photo.
Representational file photo.


(IraqiNews.com) Baghdad – Iraqi Football Union announced on Wednesday the cancellation of the friendly match with the Syrian team, attributing this to the International Federation rejection to send a delegation to assess Iraq’s ability to host the games.

Iraqi Football Union member Faleh Moussa said in an interview for iraqiNews.com: “The match of the national team with his Syrian counterpart was scheduled on 27th of June in the sports city in Basra,” noting that, “the cancellation of the match was due to the arrival of an official letter from the International Federation includes its apology for not sending a delegation to watch the match and evaluate Iraq’s ability to host the games in preparation for lifting the ban.”


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