Soccer-Australia apologises to Jordan over coach detention (Reuters)

By Ian Ransom MELBOURNE, June 7 (Reuters) – Australia’s foreign minister has apologised to the Jordanian ambassador over an incident at Melbourne Airport, where the country’s head soccer coach was detained by immigration officials. Adnan Hamad was held for around four hours and questioned by officials after arriving with his team from New Zealand in preparation for Jordan’s World Cup qualifier against Australia next Tuesday. The Jordanian Football Association (JFA) said their delegation had completed all the necessary paperwork and requested clarification from Australia’s soccer governing …

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