State of Palestine: Palestinian football head welcomes Argentina's decision to cancel Israel game

The head of the Palestinian Football Association Jibril Rajoub thanked the Argentinian national team for its decision to cancel a friendly match with Israel, which was relocated from Haifa to Jerusalem, during a press conference in Ramallah on Wednesday. «We at the Palestinian Football Association thank the Argentine Football Association, the team's coach and all the organisations that are... Еще active for human rights and solidarity with the Palestinian people, which pushed for the cancellation of this game,» he said. Jibril Rajoub also expressed the hope that the incident would teach Israel «a lesson», namely that sports shouldn't be used as a «political tool.»

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