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Zico leaves Iraq job after dispute

November 28, 2012
By ESPN staff
Brazil legend Zico has left his job as Iraq coach following a dispute with the Iraqi Football Association.

Iraq are currently in third place in Asia's Group B with five points from five matches behind Japan and Australia, but the Brazilian has quit his role after accusing the country's governing body of an unspecified breach of contract.

"I have told the international federation (FIFA) and the Iraqi federation that I consider my contract void due to the IFA's failure to comply ...

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