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Asian Cup: Vietnam midfielder wins best player, best goal votes

Vietnamese midfielder Nguyen Quang Hai has been voted the best player of the group stage at the ongoing Asian Cup.

Koreans lurk as Qatar defy abuse to reach Asian Cup quarters

Qatar beat Iraq 1-0 in a full-blooded contest to reach the Asian Cup quarter-finals on Tuesday as title-chasing South Korea dodged a bullet to secure their progress.

'Proud' Son sparks Koreans to Asian Cup win as Iran fire blanks

An effervescent Son Heung-min inspired title-chasing South Korea to a comfortable 2-0 victory over China on Wednesday to finish top of their Asian Cup group.
January 17, 2019 | 08:42 am GMT+7

Vietnam train to improve on set pieces ahead of Iran match

Coach Park Hang-seo is also focusing on shoring up the team's defense before clashing against the strongest group D team.
January 11, 2019 | 05:16 pm GMT+7

Coach Park praises players, concedes mistakes after Iraq defeat

Coach Park Hang-seo was disappointed with 2-3 loss against Iraq, but praised a “great job” by his players.
January 09, 2019 | 08:20 am GMT+7

Vietnam suffer 2-3 loss at Asian Cup opener with Iraq

Vietnam led the game twice, but Iraq earned final victory with a late free kick.
January 08, 2019 | 08:27 pm GMT+7

AFC Asian Cup: A modest, challenging goal for Vietnam

Vietnam's primary aim is to get through the group stage, but it needs at least a draw in its first game against Iraq.
January 08, 2019 | 06:00 pm GMT+7

AFC Asian Cup: Iraq a stiff challenge, says Vietnam coach

Coach Park Hang-seo says his team is ready to play ball despite Vietnam being placed in a tough group.
January 08, 2019 | 04:19 pm GMT+7

US urges help for Iraq, extends $3 billion credit line

The United States hopes that after a three-year fight to defeat Islamic State it can count largely on Gulf allies to shoulder the burden of rebuilding Iraq.
February 14, 2018 | 08:20 am GMT+7

Devastated Iraq seeks $90 billion for reconstruction

Iraqi officials are seeking pledges from donors and investors to restore Iraq's devastated homes, schools, hospitals and economic infrastructure.
February 13, 2018 | 08:08 am GMT+7

Vietnam's U23 Asian Cup quarterfinals victory: best moments

A look back on the best goals, thrilling penalties and all-night party scene on streets across Vietnam.
January 21, 2018 | 02:00 pm GMT+7

Vietnamese football fans take to streets to celebrate national team’s victory

Vietnam's national U23 football team made history at the 2018 AFC U23 Championship to reach the semi-finals.
January 21, 2018 | 01:27 am GMT+7

Vietnam keeps the dream alive by reaching semifinals of U23 Asian Cup

Football fans have gone wild after Vietnam's dramatic 5-3 penalty shootout win over Iraq.
January 20, 2018 | 11:26 pm GMT+7

In Jordan, Iraqi Christians dream of fresh start abroad

The Islamic State group swept across northern Iraq in 2014 and they told Christians to convert, pay tax, leave or die.
December 17, 2017 | 09:27 am GMT+7

Iraq declares final victory over Islamic State

Iraqi forces recaptured the last areas still under Islamic State control along the border with Syria, the military said.
December 10, 2017 | 08:44 am GMT+7
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