August 2018

FIFA has imposed a fine and a 12 month ban on PFA President Jibril Rajoub, in the wake of his comments in the run-up to a friendly match between Israel and Argentina that was scheduled for 9 June. In the event Argentina pulled out of the match.   FIFA’s prompt action in this case contrasts …

In a major victory for BDS, Adidas has dropped its sponsorship of the Israel Football Association. The following statement has been posted by the Palestinian Campaign for the Academic and Cultural Boycott of Israel (PACBI) at https://bdsmovement.net/news/team-justice-scores-adidas-no-longer-sponsoring-israel-football-association: The Palestinian Campaign for the Academic and Cultural Boycott of Israel welcomes the news that Adidas is no …