Ministry allocates 500m IQD to football team28/08/2012 17:58
ERBIL, Aug.28 (AKnews)- Iraqi Ministry of Youth and Sports has allocated 500m IQD (approx. $429,190) to the Iraqi football team so that the team ensures its success in the World Cup qualification matches, a statement by the ministry's said today.
The statement said the minister, Jassem Mohammed Jaafar, has approved the allocation for the success of the Iraqi team in the qualification matches for 2014 World Cup in Brazil.
In its coming match for the World Cup, Iraq will face Japan on Sept.11 and on Japan's ground.
Iraq so far has collected only two points in draws with Jordan (on Jordan ground) and with Oman (on Qatar ground.)
By Karwan Yusuf