FIFA’s Secretary General Asks Thailand to Release Bahrain Soccer Player

In an emailed letter, Samoura asked Thai Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha “to take the necessary steps to ensure that Mr. AI-Araibi is allowed to return safely to Australia

FIFA’s Secretary General Asks Thailand to Release Bahrain Soccer Player

  BANGKOK – Thailand’s Junta Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha has been asked by FIFA’s leadership to release a Bahrain soccer player who is in detention while embroiled in extradition proceedings despite having refugee status in Australia. FIFA Secretary General Fatma Samoura called for an urgent “humane outcome” to the case of Hakeem al-Araibi, who lives […]