FIFA voids Iraq victory after violation

FIFA has ruled that Iraq fielded an ineligible player in an Olympic soccer qualifying win last November, and awarded a 3-0 victory to United Arab Emirates. Iraq won the Nov. 27 match 2-0, but was found guilty of fielding defender Jasim Faisal, who should have been suspended for that game after receiving two yellow cards […]

The Associated Press reports:

FIFA has ruled that Iraq fielded an ineligible player in an Olympic soccer qualifying win last November, and awarded a 3-0 victory to United Arab Emirates.

Iraq won the Nov. 27 match 2-0, but was found guilty of fielding defender Jasim Faisal, who should have been suspended for that game after receiving two yellow cards in two previous matches.