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Soccer player: ‘Al Fida’i is the only thing giving Palestine hope’

Soccer player: ‘Al Fida’i is the only thing giving Palestine hope’

Palestine’s soccer team was no match for the Socceroos, losing 5-0 on June 11. But there was plenty of support for the team, affectionately known as “The Warriors” (Al Fida’i) at the HBF Rectangular Stadium in Boorloo/Perth.

The Australian men’s soccer team, currently 24th in the International Federation of Association Football (FIFA) rankings, played Al Fida’i at 93.

The Palestinian community and supporters were there with flags and “From the River to the Sea, Palestine will be free” chants could be heard throughout the stadium.

The match concluded the 2nd round of the 2026 FIFA World Cup Qualifiers.

The Socceroos and Al Fida’i had already secured their passage to the 3rd round of the Asian Football Confederation (AFC) route of the World Cup Qualifiers, with the Palestinians having done so for the first time ever with a 0-0 draw against Lebanon on June 7 at…

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