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Palestinians urge FIFA to act on settlement clubs

Ramallah (Palestinian Territories) (AFP) – The Palestinian Football Association on Wednesday reiterated a call for FIFA to act against Israeli clubs based in settlements in the occupied West Bank, a day ahead of a key meeting. Six Israeli teams are based in settlements, which are considered illegal under international law, and FIFA is expected to discuss the issue during its executive committee on Thursday and Friday.
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