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PM congratulates national football team over performance against Iran

Prime Minister Adil Abdul-Mahdi has congratulated the national team on its performance against Iran’s team and being qualified to the round of 16.

He expressed his appreciation toward the players and the football association.

In a statement, the Iraqi Football Association said the prime minister made a phone call with Abdul-Khaliq Massoud, head of the federation, after the end of the match and expressed pride of the players who made the people happy.

Abdul-Mahdi “expressed the government’s support to the national team and the federation for almost reaching the finals and promised honoring them,” the statement added.

On Wednesday, both teams played out a goalless draw in a Group D encounter of the AFC Asian Cup 2019 in Dubai. 

Last Modified: Thursday، 17 January 2019 10:50 AM