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FIFA lifts three-decade ban on Iraq hosting international matches

'We are allowing international matches to be staged in the cities of Arbil, Basra and Karbala'

BOGOTA: FIFA lifted its three-decade ban on Iraq hosting international football on Friday with the cities of Arbil, Basra and Karbala given the go-ahead to stage matches.

"We are allowing international matches to be staged in the cities of Arbil, Basra and Karbala," FIFA president Gianni Infantino told reporters after a meeting of the FIFA Council in Bogota.

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