UEFA: Israel to host 2013 tourney despite PA pressure

19.06.2012                      29.Siwan. 5772                      Jom Kippur Katan

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UEFA: Israel to host 2013 tourney despite PA pressure

Platini ensures Luzon that Under-21 Championship will go ahead as planned despite jailed Palestinian player's hunger strike.

UEFA President Michel Platini ensured Israel Football Association chairman Avi Luzon that the 2013 European Under-21 Championship will go ahead as planned in Israel next summer despite mounting pressure following the jailing of a Palestinian national team player….