Iraq suspended from internationals

May 26, 2008
SYDNEY, May 26 (Reuters) - Iraq faces a year in the soccer wilderness after FIFA suspended it from all international competitions on Monday and issued an ultimatum to Baghdad. The executive board of world soccer's governing body announced it had imposed the ban after the Iraq government dissolved its National Olympic Committee and national sport federations in breach of FIFA and Olympic regulations. The board will recommend that the FIFA Congress, which meets in Sydney on Friday, suspends Iraq ...

Read more

ESPN Conversations