Syria sorry as SWC bid ends in tears

2017-10-10 16:34

Syria coach Ayman al-Hakim said Mahmoud al-Mawas's extra-time red card was the turning point as his war-torn team's fairytale World Cup bid ended.

Korea reach World Cup, Syria into play-offs

2017-09-05 21:25

Omar Al Soma's stoppage-time equaliser extended war-torn Syria's World Cup fairytale, as South Korea booked their spot to reach the tournament for the ninth straight time.

Syria coach questions silence for Paris attacks

2015-11-17 19:54

Syria's football coach courted controversy when he questioned the moment's silence for victims of the Paris attacks.


Argentina in danger, Syria target joy

2017-10-03 10:34

As qualifying for the 2018 World Cup reaches its climax, Lionel Messi's Argentina find themselves in trouble

Tears, anger as China's World Cup dream fades

2017-06-14 13:39

Marcello Lippi's China vowed to fight on after their 2018 World Cup hopes were all but destroyed when Syria's late equaliser left them bottom of their qualifying group.

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