Blatter promises help for Palestinian team
The head of soccer’s world governing body has promised to help
the Palestinian national team.
FIFA President Sepp Blatter is visiting several sites in the
West Bank during his second trip to the Palestinian territories.
The visit comes after FIFA’s Congress called on Blatter to improve
the state of the game in Palestine last month.
Members of the Palestinian national team are often unable to
play in games because of travel restrictions between the West Bank
and Gaza. The head of the Palestinian Football Association calls
the restrictions a ”siege on Palestinian sport.”
Blatter says he will assist the Palestinians ”where he