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Mixed Israeli-Palestinian ‘Peace Team’ to participate in Football for Hope festival.

March 24, 2010 05:48
The mixed Israeli-Palestinian 'Peace Team'.

peace team 311. (photo credit: Mohammad Babai)


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The mixed Israeli-Palestinian ‘Peace Team’ which will be participating in the Football for Hope Festival held in conjunction with this summer’s World Cup in South Africa was launched in Jaffa on Tuesday.

The Sport Department at the Peres Center for Peace held its annual Mini World Cup tournament on Tuesday in which mixed teams of Palestinian and Israeli youth represented countries participating in the World Cup.

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The event concluded with an exhibition game between the ‘Peace Team’ and the Maccabi Jaffa youth team.

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