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Panel part of FIFA fix in bid to lift ban

Kuwait Football Federation installs interim committee KUWAIT CITY, Sept 7: The Kuwaiti football crisis took a new dramatic turn that may have positive indicators, as the local clubs have overthrown the former board of directors headed by Sheikh Talal Al-Fahd and formed an interim committee to manage the affairs of …

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FIFA confirms suspension of Kuwait football federation

MANAMA, May 11, (AFP): FIFA on Thursday confirmed the suspension of both the Guatemala and Kuwait football federations at its annual Congress in Bahrain. Delegates voted overwhelmingly to retain the suspensions against both federations, which were imposed in Kuwait’s case in 2015 and Guatemala in 2016. The 211 delegate nations …

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Sheikh Ahmad quits ‘FIFA’ council to fight graft claim

ZURICH, April 30, (Agencies): World sport powerbroker Sheikh Ahmad Al-Fahad Al-Sabah announced his resignation Sunday from the FIFA council, saying he did not want to be a distraction while fighting corruption allegations. Aside from serving on FIFA’s top body, the Kuwaiti heads the influential Association of National Olympic Committees, the …

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MPs file to ‘grill’ minister over sports ban – ‘Don’t jump to conclusions over no-confidence vote’

KUWAIT CITY, Jan 15: MPs Waleed Al-Tabtabaei, Abdulwahab Al-Babtain and Al-Humaidi Al- Subaie on Sunday submitted a grilling request against Minister of Information and State Minister for Youth Affairs Sheikh Salman Al-Humoud Al-Sabah. The interpellation consists of these points: suspension of sports activity in Kuwait, wastage of public funds, serving …

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Kuwait faces Asian Cup ‘exclusion’ on FIFA ban

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia, Nov 25, (AP): Kuwait will be removed from the 2019 Asian Cup if it is still suspended by FIFA on Dec 18. The Asian Football Confederation set the deadline Friday, giving Kuwait three weeks to resolve a government-imposed law affecting the independence of national sports bodies. The …

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