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UAE replace Iraq in Group C

Kuala Lumpur: The United Arab Emirates have taken Iraq's place in Group C of the 2018 Asian Games Indonesia men's football tournament. 

A re-draw was conducted by the Asian Football Confederation on Friday on behalf of the Olympic Council of Asia and Local Organising Committee following Iraq's withdrawal from the tournament.

UAE are now grouped alongside China PR, Timor-Leste and Syria in Group C, reducing Group E to four teams - Korea Republic, Kyrgyz Republic, Malaysia and Bahrain.

The men's football tournament is set to take place on August 10 to September 1 in Jakarta and Palembang.


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