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Welsh fans are set to MISS Iran World Cup match after ‘glitch in the system’

Welsh fans are set to MISS Iran World Cup match after ‘glitch in the system’ sees them turned away at Dubai airport

Scores of Wales fans are set to miss the crucial World Cup match against Iran after a ‘glitch in the system’ has seen them turned away at Dubai airport.

At least 80 Welsh fans have been told they cannot enter Qatar, meaning they will miss today’s match. 

A ‘glitch in the system’ at Dubai airport has meant that their Hayya cards, which act as Qatar visas, have not been accepted by officials. 

At Dubai airport this morning, a group of 78 Welsh fans were turned away and will miss the match in Qatar, reports BBC Radio Wales.

A number of fans have been staying in Dubai during the World Cup and then travelling into Qatar on shuttle flights due to how expensive the accommodation is in Doha and the country’s alcohol restrictions. 

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Scores of Wales fans are set to miss the crucial World Cup match against Iran after a ‘glitch in the system’ has seen them turned away at Dubai airport

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