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Budget Deficit Scuppers Gulf Cup Plans

By John Lee. Kuwait will host the 23rd soccer Gulf Cup in early 2016, after Iraq declined to host the tournament due to a deficit in the State budget. According to Arab News, Iraq will instead bid to host the 24th edition of the Cup. Iraq had been due to host the event in Basra. […]

Iraq Ready to Host Gulf Cup

By John Lee. Iraq said on Wednesday that it is ready to host the 2015 Gulf Cup of Nations, with new facilities almost ready for the first football tournament to be held in the country since the US-led invasion in 2003. The 2013 tournament, currently being held in Manama, was originally scheduled to take place […]