Goals abound as giants run riot in Asian World Cup qualifiers

Giants enjoyed goal-scoring sprees in Asia IR Iran’s 14-0 win was the biggest of the matchday Iraq prevailed in their first home fixture since 2011 Once again the gap between Asia's underdogs and its big boys was highlighted in Thursday's Matchday 3 of the second round of qualifying for the FIFA World

Homecoming beckons for elated Iraqis

Iraq to play their first competitive match on home soil for eight years Basra to host Group C meeting with Hong Kong in Qatar 2022 qualifying FIFA.com spoke to three of the Iraqi stars After a very long wait, Iraqi football fans will finally get to watch their beloved Lions of Mesopotamia

Big guns aim to continue winning ways in Asia

Asia's third matchday in Qatar 2022 qualifying takes place on Thursday Four of the five Russia 2018 representatives were victors last month Qatar, Saudi Arabia seeking to bounce back Asia's five representatives at Russia 2018 take to the field for a second time as matchday 3 of the continent's second qualifying round

Cafu: Football is a powerful tool for unity

Cafu is an ambassador for the Supreme Committee for Delivery & Legacy Won two FIFA World Cups with Brazil On Qatar 2022: "Everyone will be made to feel very welcome" Former Brazil captain and two-time FIFA World Cup™ winner Cafu lifted more than 20 trophies in a career spanning 18 years. The

Ahmedov: Uzbekistan must avoid repeating past mistakes

Odil Ahmedov involved in qualifying for the past three FIFA World Cups Uzbekistan's captain seeking breakthrough qualification to Qatar 2022 Ahmedov: "We had high hopes of going to Russia 2018" Uzbekistan's FIFA World Cup™ qualifying history has been littered with agonising narrow failures to reach football’s biggest stage. Since being affiliated to