Big guns primed as business end of Asian Cup gets underway

Soccer Football - AFC Asian Cup - Iran v Iraq - Group D - Al-Maktoum Stadium, Dubai, United Arab Emirates - January 16, 2019 Iraq's Ahmed Ibrahim in action REUTERS/Thaier Al-Sudani

ABU DHABI (Reuters) – With the big powers all having negotiated the expanded Asian Cup group stage safely enough, the tournament gets going in earnest on Sunday with the first of the sudden-death round of 16 ties. First of the former champions out of the blocks are Iran, who take on Oman at the Mohammed […]

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