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Iraq ties with Oman in the opening of Arab Cup

 Iraq ties with Oman in the opening of Arab Cup
Iraqi midfielder Hasan Abdulkareem for Iraq ties the game with a penalty kick at the FIFA Arab Cup 2021.

Qatar (IraqiNews.com) – Iraq drew with Oman (1-1) on Tuesday, at Al-Janoub Stadium in Al-Wakra, in the first round of the first group matches of the Arab Cup football competition in Qatar.

Oman scored the first goal at the 78th minute, thanks to a penalty kick taken by Salah Al Yahyai. Iraq, however, was able to tie the match at the last minute of the game with a penalty kick taken by Hassan Abdel Karim.

The Iraqi side was down to 10 players since the 68th minute after Iraqi midfielder Yasser Kasim was sent off for receiving a red card.

Both teams collected 1 point in Group A, which also includes Qatar and Bahrain. Iraq’s next football match takes place on Friday, December 3rd playing against Bahrain at Al-Thumama Stadium.