Right-wing Australian-Jewish Group Calls on National Soccer Team to Boycott Palestine

Australia’s Jewish Association called Wednesday on their country’s national soccer team to boycott their upcoming Asia Cup match against Palestine. The Jewish association – a newly formed conservative group – accused the Asian Football Confederation of trying to “erase Israel from its history books altogether,” referring to the Asia Cup omitting to showcase Israel as a winner in the 1964 match, despite displaying all other winners.
 
Palestine participated in the Asia Cup for the first time in 2015, chosen in a special tournament. For the 2019 match, Palestine qualified on full merit.
Read full report in Haaretz