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Israel, Football And Double Standards

If the delayed start to the Israel’s Ligat Ha’Al season due to the recent 50 day war wasn’t enough, Arab-Israeli team of Bnei Sakhnin had caused all sorts of commotion around the country, leaving many to doubt their allegiance towards the white and blue. On Saturday night, before…

What Does Benitez’s Loss Mean For Qatar?

As news comes out of Ecuador that the Federation has hired a private jet to bring back the body of Christian ‘Chucho’ Benítez home, questions still surrounds the circumstances of his death. Initial reports suggested that he had suffered from a cardio respiratory arrest as he was admitted…

It’s Time For Free Tickets Again

We are at it again. We have joined forces with Panasonic UAE again in an attempt to promote the presence of UAE clubs in the AFC Champions League. We have got a few (lot more than that actually) free tickets, to give away for game between Dubai based Al…

Qatar – Dealing With Uncomfortable Truths

The fiasco surrounding FIFA’s executive members to nominate Qatar as host of the 2022 World Cup exposes political errors, both within FIFA and internationally which does not sit well with the need of transparent dialogue in football. The nation’s “unexpected” win, has been widely celebrated by supporters and…