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EXCLUSIVE: Corruption, press-threats and $400 million standing between Hakeem and freedom

EXCLUSIVE: Corruption, press-threats and $400 million standing between Hakeem and freedom

The story of Hakeem Al-Araibi, an Australian refugee who was on a honeymoon with his wife in Thailand, then captured by Interpol and detained in Bangkok since November is as unique as it is baffling. 7 Feb 2019
FFA axe Thai training camp over #SaveHakeem

FFA axe Thai training camp over #SaveHakeem

The FFA have pulled the plug on a planned Olyroos training camp in Thailand as the international row escalates over the jailing of Australian footballer Hakeem Alaraibi. 6 Feb 2019
Foz's fight to free Hakeem

Foz's fight to free Hakeem

Speaking at protest in Sydney today former Socceroo Craig Foster joined ex-Olympians, Human Rights Organisations and Federal MPs in demanding Hakeem Al-Araibi be immediately released from prison, as the FFA this weekend joined the fight too. 1 Feb 2019
Australian PM speaks out on Hakeem case

Australian PM speaks out on Hakeem case

Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison reportedly wrote to Thai Prime Minister Prayuth Chan-ocha several days ago requesting the release of Australian refugee footballer, Hakeem al-Alraibi. 29 Jan 2019
China fight back to deny Thailand

China fight back to deny Thailand

Two goals in four second half minutes gave China a 2-1 win over Thailand to secure their place in the quarter-finals of the AFC Asian Cup as the round of 16 kicked off this morning. 21 Jan 2019
Thailand, UAE go through to last 16

Thailand, UAE go through to last 16

The final round of group matches in the AFC Asian Cup began in Group A where all four teams were in with a chance of qualifying for the last 16. 15 Jan 2019
Coachless Thais bounce back to beat Bahrain

Coachless Thais bounce back to beat Bahrain

The second round of the AFC Asian Cup group matches got underway with the clash between Bahrain and Thailand at Al Maktoum Stadium in Dubai and Thai’s interim coach had immediate success with a 1-0 win thanks to Chanathip Songkrasin hitting home the only goal of the game. 11 Jan 2019
Why the A-League’s Brazilian pipeline crashed

Why the A-League’s Brazilian pipeline crashed

Fred; Cassio; Reinaldo; Juninho. The A-League has witnessed a wave of Brazilian talent over 13 years. 7 Jan 2019
Iain Ramsay's Philippines will make history

Iain Ramsay's Philippines will make history

Australian-born Iain Ramsay is buzzing to create history next month for Filipino football as the Azkals take part in the Asian Cup for the first time. 28 Dec 2018
The South-East Asian boom on A-League’s doorstep

The South-East Asian boom on A-League’s doorstep

The J-League's seeing the potential, but will the A-League miss out on the football revolution happening on its doorstep in South-East Asia? 18 Dec 2018
Former A-League youth bossing Thai League

Former A-League youth bossing Thai League

Powerfully built Darwin-born Curran Ferns is proof that if you cannot get an A-League senior contract, Asia has plenty of opportunities for those who fall through the cracks in Australia. 11 Dec 2018
FFA steps in on refugee row

FFA steps in on refugee row

Football Federation Australia says it's trying to bring international pressure to bear to save an Australian football refugee from being extradited back to Bahrain where it's feared he will be tortured and jailed. 10 Dec 2018
Australian footballer detained in Thailand

Australian footballer detained in Thailand

Amnesty International has demanded an Australian refugee footballer be allowed to return to Australia after he was detained in Thailand. 5 Dec 2018
ANALYSIS: Four minute hat-trick sees off Young Matildas

ANALYSIS: Four minute hat-trick sees off Young Matildas

Four second-half goals, including a four-minute hat-trick by Kanjana Sungngoen, have helped Thailand down the Young Matildas 4-2 in the AFF Women’s Championship. 9 Jul 2018
Young Matildas and Thailand: Who will finish top?

Young Matildas and Thailand: Who will finish top?

It's the clash which will decide who finishes top of Group A at the AFF Women's Championships as the Young Matildas and Thailand face each other tonight. 8 Jul 2018
Mackenzie Arnold: We're not complacent

Mackenzie Arnold: We're not complacent

Matildas goalkeeper Mackenzie Arnold says the playing group is looking to move on from their performance against Thailand leading into the Asian Cup Final against Japan on Saturday (3am AEST). 19 Apr 2018