Why the world should know about a Palestinian football club called Bnei Sakhnin

“They play in the Israeli league, but they’re not exactly Israelis. Fourteen miles north of Acre, where three hills lush with olive trees form an uneven valley, lies the sloping Arab town of Sakhnin. It is this small town of only 25,000 people that FC Bnei Sakhnin call home. Israelis are allowed to play for the club, and their manager is even an Israeli Jew, but most of their players are Arab Muslims, and they are currently the only Arab team playing in the Israeli Premier League.” Outside of the Boot

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