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Uri Levy


Uri Levy (@Levyninho) run the popular football blog BabaGol (@babagol_), which covers football and politics focusing on the Middle East

Iraq meets Vietnam and Saudi Arabia plays North Korea in their debut games for the Asian Cup.

09 January, 2019

Iran meets Yemen in their first game for the Asian Cup.

08 January, 2019

Jordan pulled off a historic win against Australia in the Asian Cup on Sunday.

07 January, 2019

The 2019 Asian Cup kicked off in Abu Dhabi with a game between UAE and Bahrain that ended with an ambivalent 1-1 draw.

06 January, 2019

Twelve nations from the Middle East will compete in the Asian Cup 2019 tournament in the UAE, which kicks off this weekend.

04 January, 2019

UAE football club Al-Ain's fairy tale tournament has ended with a heroic performance against Real Madrid.

23 December, 2018

UAE side Al-Ain have achieved something remarkable by knocking South America giants River Plate, reports Uri Levy.

19 December, 2018

The Emirati champions have been on a winning streak at the world's top club tournament, reports Uri Levy.

17 December, 2018

It's not every season a Middle Eastern player grabs top spot in the worldwide scorers' chart, but in the past weekend, Al-Sadd’s Algerian striker made worldwide headlines.

12 December, 2018

Al-Ahly Cairo beat arch-rivals Zamalek to sign the Palestinian starlet Mahmoud al-Salami.

03 December, 2018