Minister of Youth to head Iraqi delegation traveling to Switzerland to meet FIFA
The delegation has prepared an integrated file containing several topics, notably the stable security situation in Baghdad, Basra, Karbala, and Kurdistan
The Minister of Youth and Sports, Abdul-Hussein Abtan chaired Iraqi delegation that will travel to Switzerland to meet the International Federation of Football Associations (FIFA).
A statement by the Information Office of the Ministry today said "the delegation, which will travel next week to Switzerland, will include the Iraqi Central Football Association chairman Abdul Khaliq Massoud and the former head of the Football Association Hussein Saeed, and they will discuss lifting the ban on Iraqi football."
The statement noted: "The delegation has prepared an integrated file containing several topics, notably the stable security situation in Baghdad, Basra, Karbala, and Kurdistan, as well as discussion the infrastructure, especially Basra Sports City, which includes two international stadiums, with capacity of / 65 / thousand and hotels, and the sports city of Karbala, which opened recently and includes international stadium with a capacity of / 30 / thousand and variety of sports facilities. "
"The Shaab International Stadium is ready to receive international matches after the reconstruction campaign that accomplished by the Ministry of Youth and Sports recently, while the Kurdistan Regional Courts are complementary for the Iraq's efforts and legitimate right to return games at home and among His fans." The statement added.
"the achievements of the Iraqi teams in the Asian forums will be present at the meeting, the most notable the youth team of football that gain the Asia championship and reaching the World Cup in India next year,"
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