• CAS boots out Al Hilal appeal over Asian semi


    LAUSANNE: The Court of Arbitration for Sport has rejected Al Hilal’s appeal over an allegedly ineligible player which threatened to upset the AFC Champions League football finals. The Saudi club had raised alarm bells over the eligibility of Oussama Assaidi, who played for UAE’s Al Ahli when they overcame Al Hilal in the semifinals. But the Swiss court rejected Al Hilal’s complaint, upholding a ruling by the Asian Football Confederation appeal committee.



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