Iraqi Soccer Association Suspended

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Sunni, Shiite and Kurdish players overcame social odds to form the Iraqi national soccer team. Then they won an unlikely victory at the Asian Cup. But today their coach says they are "crushed" psychologically because they might not be allowed to compete in the Beijing Olympics in August or for the World Cup in 2010. The government of Iraq has disbanded its Olympic Committee, so the world governing body of soccer, in turn, has suspended Iraq's soccer team. We hear more from Stephen Farrell of the New York Times and Jamie Trecker of FoxSports.com.

Credits

Guests:
Stephen Farrell - New York Times - @farrelltimes, Jamie Trecker - Senior Soccer Writer, Fox Sports

Host:
Warren Olney

Producers:
Dan Konecky, Karen Radziner