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At Asian football’s annual award ceremony in Muscat on Wednesday, the PFA won the AFC President’s Recognition Award for “Grassroots Football – Aspiring”. The award  indeed represents welcome recognition of Palestine’s sporting achievements in the face of the Occupation. From the stage Vice-President Susan Shalabi declared, “We feel extremely encouraged. This will inspire us to do …

The following was posted on 27/11/18 at http://www.the-afc.com/news/afcsection/afc-exco-underlines-support-for-palestine-football-association: AFC EXCO underlines support for Palestine Football Association Muscat: The Asian Football Confederation (AFC) Executive Committee today pledged their support to the Palestine Football Association (PFA) after recent interference in their football jurisdiction by Israeli military forces and proposed the urgent set-up of a task force to …

Scottish PSC and other activists started early on a blustery and wet afternoon and evening to hand out cards to spectators prior of Kick Off.  An hour and a half before Kick Off chanting started and flags were waved which generated very supportive engagement from the home fans.  The message was clear to one and all – …

The Asian Football Confederation (AFC) has expressed its concern following a violent Israeli raid at Silwan Football Club last Thursday evening, where a local meeting was broken up. During the raid, soldiers violently detained and arrested the Palestinian Governor of Jerusalem, Adnan Ghaith, as well as Club Manager Muhannad Shalhab and another young Palestinian. Two …

The Palestinian Campaign for the Academic and Cultural Boycott of Israel (PACBI) made the following appeal to its supporters at https://bdsmovement.net/puma-reform today: Sportswear manufacturer Puma is the new sponsor of the Israel Football Association (IFA). The company replaced Adidas following an international campaign that targeted Adidas’s IFA sponsorship due to the inclusion of teams based on …

UEFA (Union of European Football Associations) has banned Israel’s public broadcaster from airing its games to illegal settlements in the occupied West Bank and East Jerusalem. Israel’s Public Broadcasting Corporation, Kan, won the rights to broadcast preliminary World Cup and European Championship games after it bid $5.8 million for the privilege last year. However, the …

The words “Free Palestine” and a giant Palestinian flag were displayed on a hillside visible from all over the city of Belfast.  Near the ground where Israel was playing N. Ireland there was a powerful demonstration led by Unison members who waved Palestinian flags and lined the road. This video shows the action:  http://youtu.be/eFZDo7r5AuI. N. Ireland won 3-0, which …

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