The Kurdistan Region's Deputy PM welcomes Iraqi women's futsal team after their win in West Asian Championship

  2022-06-28 19:17      293 View Count        Comment

The Kurdistan Region's Deputy PM, Qubad Talabani, welcomed Iraqi women's futsal team in Erbil to congratulate them following their triumph in the West Asian Championship.

"It was a pleasure to welcome the Iraqi girls futsal team to Erbil today. I congratulated them on their recent win in the West Asian Championship, and promised to provide them with the support they deserve." Qubad Talabani wrote on his Facebook account.

He added, "We hope and expect them to win more titles and championships. The success of the Iraqi players and their appearance in regional forums is a source of pride for us, that encourages generations to achieve across all professions in the Kurdistan Region and across the whole of Iraq."

The Iraq women’s futsal team won the West Asian Women’s Championship by beating the hosts 4-2 in the final match.

Nine of the 14 players of the Iraqi squad are Kurds, including the championship’s top goal scorer, Shokhan Salihi, who scored seven goals throughout the tournament.

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