Sahar Khodoyari, an Iranian female football supporter, has set herself on fire in protest of being arrested. Her only crime was to attend a match of her beloved team. After succumbing to her injuries, her story is now known all over the world.
Yemen shocked Saudi Arabia and scored the most beautiful goal of 2019. A glimpse of joy for the team of the war-torn country, who doesn’t get the attention they deserve.
Despite hosting North Macedonia in the refreshing scenery of Beer Sheva, Israel was haunted by past failures and could only settle for a disappointing draw in the Euro 2020 qualifier
The Latakia Derby, Tishreen against Hutteen, known as one of the middle east's most fierce rivalries, with two fanatic sets of fans. Earlier this week it took place as part of the city's 'Love Festival'. It didn’t feature a lot of love between the two sides, but it did shed light on a greater phenomena: Syrian football, that lives on under severe circumstances.
Uri is summing up an exciting month of football in the 2019 AFCON in Egypt. The good, the bad and all that Jazz.