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Palestinian soccer chief: I'll appeal Messi incitement ban

Aug. 25, 2018 9:28 AM EDT

RAMALLAH, West Bank (AP) — The head of Palestinian soccer said Saturday he will appeal FIFA's year-long ban on him for inciting fans against Argentine superstar Lionel Messi as part of his campaign to stop Argentina's national team from playing in Israel. Jibril Rajoub told The Associated Press he was...

Palestinian soccer head banned for inciting Messi hatred

Aug. 24, 2018 1:37 PM EDT

FIFA has banned the head of Palestinian soccer from attending matches for a year for inciting hatred and violence toward Lionel Messi as part of a campaign to stop Argentina's national team playing in Israel. The FIFA disciplinary case against Palestinian soccer federation head Jibril Rajoub centered on...