World Cup: Nike boots barred for Iran footballers amid US sanctions

World Cup: Nike boots barred for Iran footballers amid US sanctions
 

Sportswear giant Nike says it has withdrawn its supply of boots to Iranian footballers ahead of the World Cup because of new US sanctions.
The decision has frustrated Iranian players and head coach Carlos Queiroz, who asked Fifa to "help" his players.
Last month, President Donald Trump withdrew from the nuclear deal between Iran and world powers.
He vowed to reimpose economic sanctions that were waived when the deal was signed in 2015.
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12 June 2018 in World News, Views: 73
Source: BBC
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