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The Gulf crisis, Fossati’s resignation and the naturalisation conundrum
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The Gulf crisis, Fossati’s resignation and the naturalisation conundrum »

At the final whistle, there was elation and relief all around. Each player expressed it in different ways – Akram Afif, who had

14 Jun, 2017
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Written by Ahmed Hashim
2017 AFC CHAMPIONS LEAGUE PREVIEW: WEST ASIA
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2017 AFC CHAMPIONS LEAGUE PREVIEW: WEST ASIA »

Group A Al-Ahli Dubai

Manager profile: The Romanian manager Cosmin Olaroiu is arguably the best manager in West Asia, possessing experience, tactical intelligence

19 Feb, 2017
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Written by Hamoudi
PREVIEW: 2016 ASIAN CHAMPIONS LEAGUE FINAL
AFC Champions League

PREVIEW: 2016 ASIAN CHAMPIONS LEAGUE FINAL »

Al-Ain of United Arab Emirates represent West Asia in the 2016 AFC Champions League Final against South Korea’s Jeonbuk. Hamoudi Fayad

18 Nov, 2016
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Written by Hamoudi
WCQ2018 Asia: 6 Talking Points from the Middle East
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WCQ2018 Asia: 6 Talking Points from the Middle East »

QATAR: Late capitulation deals double blow to their hopes of making 1st WC before 2022

Over the course of the two matches Qatar

7 Sep, 2016
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Written by Hamoudi
PRESS TALK: August 31, 2016
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PRESS TALK: August 31, 2016 »

Press Talk is back with international football this time. Saudi Arabia, U.A.E, Qatar, Iran, Syria and Iraq are all of the Middle Eastern

31 Aug, 2016
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Written by Hamoudi
REPORT: EL-JAISH 0-3 AL-NASR
AFC Champions League

REPORT: EL-JAISH 0-3 AL-NASR »

A brisk match of equal talent was fielded by both teams today at the Al Lekwiya Stadium.  Coach Lamouchi was surely missing Hamadallah

25 Aug, 2016
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Written by Jilbin George
PRESS TALK: AUGUST 25, 2016
AFC Champions League

PRESS TALK: AUGUST 25, 2016 »

Press talk is back. Let’s take a look around the Middle East and what the press had to say regarding the results from

25 Aug, 2016
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Written by Hamoudi
PREVIEW: EL-JAISH VS. AL-NASR | #ACL2016
AFC Champions League

PREVIEW: EL-JAISH VS. AL-NASR | #ACL2016 »

Al-Nasr, UAE

Manager: Ivan Jovanovic

Current form (Asian Champions League): L-W-W-D-D-D-W-L

Summer 2016 Transfers:

Al-Nasr have strengthened two key positions over the summer,

24 Aug, 2016
489
Written by Ahdaaf ME
PREVIEW: AL-AIN VS. LOKOMOTIV | #ACL2016
AFC Champions League

PREVIEW: AL-AIN VS. LOKOMOTIV | #ACL2016 »

Al-Ain come into the Lokomotiv match after a poor end to the season domestically. Their failure in grasping one of the league

22 Aug, 2016
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Written by Hamoudi
2016/17 SEASON PREVIEW: SAUDI PRO LEAGUE “DAWRY JAMEEL”
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2016/17 SEASON PREVIEW: SAUDI PRO LEAGUE “DAWRY JAMEEL” »

The Saudi Pro League kicks off after being rebranded into “Dawry Jameel”. A disappointing showing in Asia means that none of the teams

17 Aug, 2016
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Written by Ahdaaf ME