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UEFA postpones matches in Israel over security situation

UEFA postpones matches in Israel over security situation
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Monday, 09 October, 2023, 17:00

European football governing body, UEFA has postponed all matches scheduled in Israel during the next two weeks amid increased tensions in the region.

The Isreali government had announced that more than 600 Israelis had been killed in attacks from Gaza since Saturday.

UEFA said Israel’s Euro 2024 qualifier against Switzerland on Thursday is among matches postponed, and that new dates will be arranged.

“Uefa will continue to closely monitor the situation and will remain in contact with all teams involved before making decisions on new dates and on potential changes to other upcoming fixtures,” a statement read.