November 2016

Inside World Football reports as follows after the promised meeting between Sexwale and Israeli sports minter Miri Regev.   The next step in the conflict over settlement clubs will be Consideration of Sexwale’s report by the FIFA Council at its next meeting on 9-10 January 2017. “An increasingly frustrated Tokyo Sexwale, FIFA’s top mediator in the Middle …

Please sign a petition launched by Friends of Al Aqsa expressing “deep concern over recent discussions regarding sponsorship between Liverpool Football Club, and the Israeli Tourism Minister Yariv Levin”.  http://www.foa.org.uk/petition/stop-israel-from-sponsoring-liverpool-football-club/?signup=1 Apparently Liverpool’s director of international business development Jonathan Kane was pictured with Israel’s tourism minister Yariv Levin at the World Travel Market fair in London.   The …

FIFA’s Israel Palestine Monitoring Committee met on 1 November and resolved that Tokyo Sexwale will present his report on settlement clubs to the FIFA Council meeting in January 2017.  Prior to that, on 21 November, he will meet with the Israeli minister Miri Regev. At yesterday’s meeting the Israelis tried their normal arguments to delay but Tokyo was clear …