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Palestinian football chief hits out at Netanyahu

EAST JERUSALEM: Any attempt by Israel's Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to pressure FIFA over the issue of Israeli clubs in the West Bank was unprecedented, Palestinian football chief Jibril Rajoub said Monday. Rajoub, speaking after the Asian Football Confederation's congress in Bahrain, was responding to media reports that Netanyahu had personally telephoned FIFA president Gianni Infantino. The reports further claimed that Netanyahu had urged the FIFA boss to halt world football's governing body discussing possible…