Players’ union asks members to help detained Bahraini

FILE PHOTO: Hakeem Al Araibi, a former member of Bahrain's national soccer team who holds a refugee status in Australia arrives at court after he was arrested last month on arrival at a Bangkok airport based on an Interpol notice issued at Bahrain's request, in Bangkok, Thailand December 11, 2018. REUTERS/Athit Perawongmetha/File Photo

DUBAI (Reuters) – The global footballers’ union FIFPro has asked its members to help the Bahraini soccer player arrested in Thailand in November over a prison sentence in his homeland, saying it fears for his safety. Hakeem Al Araibi, who lives and plays in Australia, was arrested in November in Bangkok on an Interpol notice […]

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