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FIFA for the first time since the ‘90 official match in Iraq: “Historic”

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The Wereldvoetbalbond FIFA gives the green light to, for the first time since the years ‘90, on Iraqi soil once again official competitions. FIFA president Gianni Infantino announced the news after a meeting in Bogota.

For security reasons, remained in the FIFA over the past few decades away from the war-torn Iraq. But this is changing now. “We will allow international matches of the FIFA to be played,” said Infantino. If host cities is thought to Erbil, Bassorah, and Kerbala.

The Iraqi football association calls the decision “historic”. “After decades of waiting, the moment finally arrived. This is a historic opportunity and put our sport back on the right path”, says the.

May be the first international games in april played. It was going to be match of two Iraqi clubs in the context of the Asian confederatiebeker.

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