For Iraqi amputees football team, healing is the goal
Iraq

For Iraqi amputees football team, healing is the goal

Baghdad (AFP) – As a seven-year-old boy in Baghdad, Mohamed Ali dreamt of becoming a goalkeeper — until a car bomb in the central Tahrir Square ripped away his left arm. The child had become another casualty of the sectarian blood-letting that raged in Iraq in the years after the 2003 US-led invasion that toppled […]

Iraq

/ 167 days ago

For Iraqi amputees football team, healing is the goal

Baghdad (AFP) – As a seven-year-old boy in Baghdad, Mohamed Ali dreamt of becoming a goalkeeper — until a car bomb in the central Tahrir Square ripped away his left arm. The child had become another casualty of the sectarian blood-letting that raged in Iraq in the years after the 2003 US-led invasion that toppled […]
ByAFP

Asia

/ 462 days ago

Iraq hold South Korea to goalless draw in World Cup qualifier

Seoul (AFP) – Iraq held South Korea to a 0-0 draw in Seoul on Thursday in the opening game of the final World Cup qualifying round. The home team dominated proceedings and came close to breaking the deadlock, but Dick Advocaat's side defended stoutly. South Korea's best chance came after a first-half corner, when the […]
ByAFP