Iraq win a place in Rio 2016 Olympic Games

The Kurdish Globe - - NEWS -

One place re­mains to be con­firmed in the men’s foot­ball tour­na­ment at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games af­ter Iraq beat Qatar to be­come the third and fi­nal Asian team to qual­ify, FIFA have con­firmed.

The Iraqis came back from 1-0 down against the hosts in the third-place play-off of the Asian Un­der-23 Cham­pi­onships in Doha. They join fi­nal­ists Ja­pan and the Re­pub­lic of Korea, who meet on Satur­day, as Asia’s rep­re­sen­ta­tives in Rio.

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