Iraq 2-0 Hong Kong: Iraq hosts competitive football for first time in eight years

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Because they conquer Hong Kong 2-0 in a World Cup qualifier at Basra iraq played their first competitive fixture on home soil.
Fifa because 2011 had banned the nation from hosting matches besides friendlies due to safety issues.
But , the ban was lifted and Iraq made certain it was a winning return to Basras 65,000-seater scene.
The scoring opened until Ali Adnan added a penalty.

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