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Iran Now Banned From Hosting International Soccer Matches

• by Tyler Durden

It appears yet more fallout to the accidental shoot down of the Ukraine International Airlines Flight 752 on Jan. 8, which tragically killed all 176 people on board.

Iran says it was informed Friday by the Asian Football Confederation that it's essentially being sanctioned by the league:

Iran's soccer federation said Friday it has been told it will not be hosting any international matches on Iranian soil.

The federation said it received a letter from the Asian Football Confederation saying that all matches involving Iranian teams will be held in a third country.