Published: 2015/9/3 16:17 342 Reads • Published in: Sport

Baghdad (AIN) –The Iraqi team scored the first goal in the match versus Taiwan within the qualifiers of the World Cup 2018 in Russia.
Midfielder Ali Adnan scored the goal at 37th minute. /End/
Published: 2015/9/3 13:30 • Updated: 2015/9/3 12:30 366 Reads • Published in: Sport
Baghdad (AIN) – The Iraqi team will face its Taiwan counterpart at 15:30 of Thursday afternoon on stadium of Bas Iranian Club in Tehran within the qualifications of the 2018 World Cup in Russia and 2019 Asian Cup in the UAE. /End/
Published: 2015/9/2 23:50 • Updated: 2015/9/3 1:59 379 Reads • Published in: Sport

Baghdad (AIN) –The Iraqi Football Association confirmed Wednesday the arrival of the Iraqi midfielder, Yasir Qasim, to the Iranian Capital, Tehran, to join the Iraqi team there.

Published: 2015/9/2 23:20 • Updated: 2015/9/3 1:49 534 Reads • Published in: Sport

Baghdad (AIN) –The head coach of the Iraqi national football team expressed his optimism towards achieving a positive result during the match versus the team of Taiwan tomorrow, Thursday.

Published: 2015/8/28 23:40 • Updated: 2015/8/29 3:19 406 Reads • Published in: Sport
Baghdad (AIN) –The Iraqi national football team arrived in the Iranian Capital, Tehran, on Friday evening coming from Lebanon to prepare for playing versus its Thailand counterpart next Thursday.

Published: 2015/8/27 23:40 • Updated: 2015/8/28 3:00 333 Reads • Published in: Sport

Baghdad (AIN) -Barcelona's Lionel Messi has received the UEFA Best Player in Europe Award for the second time after finishing ahead of Cristiano Ronaldo and Luis Suárez in a live poll of 54 journalists.

Published: 2015/8/27 21:30 • Updated: 2015/8/28 2:20 711 Reads • Published in: Sport

Baghdad (AIN) –The FIFA rejected the case filed by the Iranian Football Association against the Iraqi professional player Alaa Abdul Zahra over taking drugs.

Published: 2015/8/26 23:40 • Updated: 2015/8/27 2:16 263 Reads • Published in: Sport

Baghdad (AIN) –19 players from the Iraqi football team will head from the Lebanese Capital, Beirut, towards the Iranian Capital, Tehran, next Friday in order to prepare for playing versus Taiwan and Thailand football teams within the qualifiers of the Asian Cup 2019 and World Cup 2018.
Published: 2015/8/25 22:20 • Updated: 2015/8/25 23:57 312 Reads • Published in: Sport
Baghdad (AIN) -Barcelona fullback Dani Alves suffered a groin strain in Sunday's 1-0 La Liga win at Athletic Bilbao but midfielder Sergio Busquets escaped with a minor ankle knock.
Alves had to be replaced by Sergi Roberto after 19 minutes at San Mames after clashing with Bilbao striker Aritz Aduriz, while Busquets was taken off on a stretcher in the second half after tangling with the same player, with Marc Bartra coming on.
Barca did not say how long Brazil international Alves might be sidelined, though Spanish media reported he could be out for a month.

'In contrast, tests on Sergio Busquets showed the midfielder suffered a slight ankle injury but nothing significant,' Barca said on their website (
Barcelona host Malaga on Saturday for their second game of the La Liga campaign before a trip to 2014 champions Atletico Madrid on September 12.
Luis Enrique's side, who won the treble last season, are chasing a sixth Spanish league title in eight years. /End/
Published: 2015/8/25 21:40 • Updated: 2015/8/25 23:41 351 Reads • Published in: Sport

Baghdad (AIN) –Coach of Najaf FC, Ali Wahab, confirmed that the Nigerian player Rahim Olabi has officially signed for Najaf FC during this season.
Published: 2015/8/24 15:10 • Updated: 2015/8/24 13:05 320 Reads • Published in: Sport
Follow up (AIN) -Udinese stunned Juventus by winning 1-0 in Turin on Sunday as the Italian champions’ bid for a record-equaling fifth successive league title started with its first loss in 48 Serie A home matches.
Published: 2015/8/22 23:30 • Updated: 2015/8/23 2:33 443 Reads • Published in: Sport

Baghdad (AIN) –The administrative manager of the Iraqi National Football Team, Basil Korkis, assured that the Iraqi team acquired a great benefit from the two week training camp held for the team in
Published: 2015/8/22 21:40 • Updated: 2015/8/23 0:47 390 Reads • Published in: Sport

Baghdad (AIN) –The Iraqi National Football Team arrived on Saturday evening to the Lebanese Capital, Beirut, coming from the Qatari Capital, Doha, where the team concluded a training camp there.