When we were in Moscow, on our way to Korea in 2002, Phil and I went to see a game at the Spartak stadium. After the game, as we were wandering around looking for the way out, we stumbled across a sign overlooking the training pitches which seemed to sum up the spirit of our trip.
At the time, Israel and Palestine were going through a particularly confrontational phase, and we questioned whether such sentiments could be put into practice in the region. Well, it seems like an attempt to do so is underway: Street Football World reports that a Mini World Cup Tournament for Palestinian-Israeli youth will take place on 15th April, 2005. It’s being organised by the Peres Centre for Peace as part of their “Twinned Peace Soccer Schools” project.
Written by Christian Wach on Wednesday, March 9th, 2005