Thursday, 24 Jan 2019

Palestine is grateful to Argentina for canceling their match with Israel


Boycott which made by BDS Argetina to cancel their match against IsraelBoycott which made by BDS Argetina to cancel their match against Israel - Israel versus Argentina friendly match which is planned to be held today is surely will be canceled. The Palestinian Football Federation is grateful to Lionel Messi and friends about this.

It was scheduled to take place in Jerusalem, a friendly match ahead of the 2018 World Cup between Israel and Argentina finally canceled. The Palestinians became the most outspoken against the game because it was considered politically charged.

The cancellation was welcomed positively by the Palestinian Football Association. "The Palestinian FA is grateful to Argentine players led by the star, Lionel Messi, after refusing to play for something that has a goal which is not about sports" they wrote in Football Espana.

Chairman of the Palestinian Football Federation, Jibril Rajoub also commented about this. He considered this cancellation as a victory for sport and a failure for Israel.

"Values, morale, and sport have won today and the red card has been lifted in Israel through the cancellation of the match" Rajoub said.


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