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Palestine Cup soccer final delayed after Israel bars Gaza players from traveling to West Bank

The Gaza team must cross the Israeli border to reach the West Bank city of Hebron, where Sunday’s game was set to take place. Nidal al-Mughrabi

Gaza's Shujaiyeh United soccer club plays Hebron’s Al-Ahly soccer club at Alyarmouk stadium in Gaza City, August 6, 2015 | AP

Gaza’s Shujaiyeh United soccer club plays Hebron’s Al-Ahly soccer club at Alyarmouk stadium in Gaza City, August 6, 2015 | AP

REUTERS (August 7)  – The Palestinian Football Federation postponed the final Palestine Cup game between the champion teams of the Gaza Strip and the West Bank after Israel denied entry permits to some of the Gaza players, sports officials said. Continue reading

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