Arab revolutions delay football championships

Eslam Omar, Monday 27 Jun 2011

No Arab football competitions this year due to Arab spring

The Arab Football Association announced on Monday that they are postponing the Arab Clubs Cup and Arab Cup of Nations for one year due to the current political and economic circumstances in the countries.

“The Arab FA delayed the championships after consultation with the sponsors to ensure the championship's success,” the Arab FA stated.

The friendly tournaments’ draw and qualifiers, originally set for 23 July, have also been postponed.

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