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In the leaked letter, Nagoga said Rajoub had been accused of “personally” promoting and glorifying terrorist in an “active and... passive manner.”
“Playing in Israel is amazing; there are a lot more girls in Israel who want to play," said Sashana Campbell, a Jamaican midfielder.
FIFA refused to comment on the report and the allegations.
''If FIFA wishes to truly promote “human rights” it should start by ending its own racist, discriminatory approach and instead kick terrorism out of football.''
By MAURICE HIRSCH
The dispute centres on six teams from lower divisions of the Israeli league who are based in the West Bank and play their matches there.
Amid terrorism threats by ISIS, the Islamic Republic secures its place in the international sporting competitions with a win against Uzbekistan.
Despite their loud, persistent campaign to oust the West Bank settlement teams, the FIFA congress voted to delay the issue by another year.
By TOVAH LAZAROFF
“The ongoing conflict between the Israeli and Palestinian football associations is a complicated matter."
A joint monitoring committee, made up of delegations from both leagues, has met for the last two years without finding a compromise position.
Should FIFA take action against the teams, Israel would have to comply or risk suspension or the elimination of the entire Israeli soccer league from FIFA.
The Palestinian Football Association has sought to compel FIFA to kick Israel out of the association since 2015.
By BENJAMIN WEINTHAL
FIFA’s first recommendation is to maintain the status, which would be a violation of international law including UN resolutions.
By ADAM RASGON
The participation of Israel’s representatives in the conference is still under doubt as the Shin Bet.
By ALLON SINAI
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