Iraq to build Gulf Cup Sports City

05 July 2009

Iraq's government spokesman, Ali al-Dabbagh has said that the country has allocated $446m to build a 146 hectare modern 'Sport City' in the southern oil hub of Basra to host the Gulf Cup at the end of 2012. Earlier in the year, Gulf football chiefs had accepted Iraq's request to host the 21st edition of the tournament.

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