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The beast that is Ali Adnan

by Hassanin Mubarak

The breathtaking and scintillating performances of Iraq’s No.3, the indomitable lion, Ali Adnan, have been the highlight of the Iraqi Shabab (“youth”) team’s matches at the FIFA World Youth Cup in Turkey... Read more

FIFA U20 World Cup - Knockout Stage Preview

by Marco Fumagalli

On Tuesday 2 July the second stage of the 2013 FIFA U20 World Cup will begin; 16 teams out 24 passed the group stage and are ready for the knockout stage. Let’s have a look at the draw and the possible quarter finals matches... Read more

Zoran Smileski: ‘My Iraqi youth team’

by Hassanin Mubarak

Former Iraqi FA and INOC president Uday Saddam Hussein was renowned in Iraq for his own brand of ‘morale-winning’ team talks with his systematic imprisonment and torture of sportsmen for nearly 20 years... Read more