Iraq News and Features
Heung-Min Son Qatar coach Felix Sanchez saw his side book a quarter-final clash with South Korea and he believes they are contenders to win the Asian Cup.
Qatar won a knockout game at the Asian Cup for the first time, downing Iraq to reach the quarter-finals thanks to Bassam Al Rawi.
Iraq head coach Srecko Katanec warned last-16 opponents Qatar that their perfect group record does not mean a thing ahead of Tuesday's tie.
Ali Faez Atiyah suffered an injury as his Iraq side topped Group D following a 0-0 draw against Iran at Al Maktoum Stadium on Wednesday.
Top spot is on the line when Iran take on Iraq but neither coach is feeling the pressure going into the Group D finale.
Mohanad Ali scored a superb individual goal to help Iraq into the Asian Cup last 16 as they beat Yemen 3-0.
Srečko Katanec Srecko Katanec is wary of minnows Yemen as Iraq approach Saturday's Asian Cup match as heavy favourites.
Vietnam twice led against Iraq but were unable to hold out for a point in the Asian Cup as Ali Adnan struck a 90th-minute free-kick.
Ahead of the Asian Cup match between Iraq and Vietnam, Srecko Katanec wants his players to focus on the task at hand.
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