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Al-Rawdhan Diwaniya celebrates lifting of FIFA ban on Kuwait

Al-Rawdhan Diwaniya organized a ceremony to celebrate the lifting of FIFA ban on Kuwait National Team. The National Assembly Speaker Marzouq Al-Ghanim and Minister of Commerce and Industry and State Minister for Youth and Sports Affairs Khalid Al-Rawdhan were present at the ceremony along with MP Ahmad Al-Fadhl, Dr Hamoud …

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FIFA lifts Kuwait ban from soccer

INFANTINO VOICES PRIDE KUWAIT BACK IN FIFA FAMILY MPs praise Amiri role, Speaker Al-Ghanim KUWAIT CITY, Dec 6: His Highness the Amir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah, alongside other senior Kuwaiti officials, received on Wednesday at Bayan Palace visiting FIFA President Gianni Infantino and a delegation accompanying him. His Highness …

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Assembly passes sports law

KUWAIT CITY, Dec 3: The National Assembly approved the sports draft law in its first and second reading during the special session on Sunday. A total of 47 members voted in favor of the draft law, while three MPs — Hamdan Al-Azmi, Khalaf Dumaithir and Salah Ashour — voted against …

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Support urged for sports law

KUWAIT CITY, Nov 30: MP Ahmad Al-Fadel urged his colleagues to attend the special session called by National Assembly Speaker Marzouq Al- Ghanim, while appealing to the people of Kuwait to monitor the session to know who wants to lift the suspension on local sports and raise the Kuwaiti flag …

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Ban on Kuwaiti sports to be lifted very soon: report

Qatar asks Kuwait to co-host Cup KUWAIT CITY, Nov 26: There are suggestions by host country Qatar to involve Kuwait in co-hosting some matches of 2022 FIFA World Cup, and the first week of December may witness the lifting of ban on Kuwaiti sport, says international sources, reports Al-Jarida daily. …

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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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