Amman: Nasaf became the first Uzbekistan side to reach the final of the AFC Cup after Ivan Boskovics second-half goal secured a 1-1 draw with Al Wehdat at the King Abdullah International Stadium that saw them progress 2-1 on aggregate. Down a goal from the first leg, Al Wehdat had levelled the semi-final tie with 

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AMMAN – HRH Prince Ali Bin Al Hussein, President of the West Asian Football Federation and the Jordan Football Association chaired today the West Asian federation’s 5th Congress in the Jordanian capital, Amman. The Congress witnessed the full inclusion of all West Asian Football Association members thereby consolidating the regional bloc. “Today’s gathering marks a 

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AMMAN – The Jordan national team players will receive a cash reward of US$250,000 for their first two victories over Iraq and China in the 2014 FIFA World Cup Asian qualifiers. Jordan Football Association (JFA) announced on Wednesday that each player would be given US$6000 for their 2-0 victory over former Asian champions Iraq and 

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Amman: Abdullah Deeb’s second-half goal saw Jordan beat Indonesia 1-0 in a friendly tune-up on Saturday. The match was Indonesia’s final warm-up before they take on Iran on September 2 at Tehran’s Azadi Stadium in the 2014 FIFA World Cup qualifiers, while Jordan clash with 2007 AFC Asian Cup champions Iraq on the same day 

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Amman: Jordan were held to a high-scoring 3-3 stalemate by Tunisia in a friendly international late Monday night.  The match was part of Jordan’s preparations for the upcoming third qualifying round of the 2014 FIFA World Cup against China, Singapore and former Asian champions Iraq. Jordan open their campaign on 2 September against Iraq.  Abdullah 

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Amman: Al Faisaly won the season-opening Jordan Shield by defeating archrivals Shabab Al Ordun 1-0 in the final on Sunday. The win proved to be the perfect tribute to their late goalkeeper Zapen Al Khawaldeh who died in a tragic road mishap last week after helping his side defeat Kufer Soom in the semi-finals en 

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AMMAN – Faisali play Shabab Urdun today in the final of the 30th Jordan Football Association (JFA) Shield – first of this year’s four major local tournaments. Shabab Urdun eliminated title holders Wihdat 1-0 while Faisali edged Kufrsoum 5-0 to advance to the final which was rescheduled following the untimely passing of Faisali goalkeeper Zaben 

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