Palestinians oppose peace match with Barcelona

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February 26, 2013 04:00

 
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Palestinian Football Association chief, Jibril Rajoub, said on Monday that the atmosphere in the region is not appropriate for holding the friendly match between Barcelona and a mixed team of Israelis and Palestinians planned for July 31.

President Shimon Peres and the president of FC Barcelona, Sandro Rosell, announced last Thursday a plan to hold a special match for peace at National Stadium in Ramat Gan involving the Spanish powerhouse and Israeli and Palestinian players.

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