Palestine

Palestine

5th in FIFA World Cup Qualifying - AFC
Israel can play Olympic soccer tournament after FIFA postpones decision Israel can play Olympic soccer tournament after FIFA postpones decision

FIFA has postponed a decision on a Palestinian proposal to suspend Israel from international soccer because of the war with Hamas, clearing the way for the Israeli men's national team to play at the Paris Olympics.

Japan, Australia, Saudi Arabia to clash again in Asian World Cup qualifiers Japan, Australia, Saudi Arabia to clash again in Asian World Cup qualifiers

Japan, Australia and Saudi Arabia will renew their respective rivalries in the third round of the Asian World Cup qualifiers.

Footballer Ahmad Abu al-Atta killed by airstrike in Gaza Footballer Ahmad Abu al-Atta killed by airstrike in Gaza

Palestinian soccer player Ahmad Abu al-Atta and his family were killed by an Israeli airstrike in Gaza, the Palestinian Football Association (PFA) said.

The 18 teams advancing to the final round of Asian qualifiers for the 2026 FIFA World Cup The 18 teams advancing to the final round of Asian qualifiers for the 2026 FIFA World Cup

With the second round of the Asian qualifiers completed, 18 teams are still in the hunt to reach the World Cup.

Nestory Irankunda scores first Socceroos goal in win over Palestine Nestory Irankunda scores first Socceroos goal in win over Palestine

Nestory Irankunda caps the Socceroos' 5-0 victory in style after converting from the spot in a World Cup qualifier against Palestine.

Kusini Yengi stars as Socceroos beat Palestine 5-0 Kusini Yengi stars as Socceroos beat Palestine 5-0

Kusini Yengi scored twice as the Socceroos claimed an emphatic win over Palestine in Tuesday's World Cup qualifiers.

Palestine dream of home games for 2026 World Cup effort Palestine dream of home games for 2026 World Cup effort

After booking its place in the final rounds of World Cup qualification for the first time, Palestine's men's national team is hopeful that a peaceful resolution to the Israel-Hamas conflict will allow them to return to playing at home again.

Palestine football boss denied entry into Aust: reports Palestine football boss denied entry into Aust: reports

Reports the head of the Palestine Football Association has been denied entry into Australia is a matter for the government, according to Football Australia.

Australian FA: Palestine association chief's entry a government matter Australian FA: Palestine association chief's entry a government matter

Football Australia has said it is aware of Palestine Football president Jibril Rajoub being denied permission to enter Australia to attend a World Cup qualification match but said that border controls are a matter for the Australian federal government.

Palestine reach World Cup qualifying final round for 1st time Palestine reach World Cup qualifying final round for 1st time

Palestine advanced to the final round of World Cup qualification for the first time ever Thursday with a 0-0 draw against Lebanon.

WCQ - AFC Standings

# TEAM GP GD PTS
1 South Korea 0 0 0
2 Iraq 0 0 0
3 Jordan 0 0 0
4 Oman 0 0 0
5 Palestine 0 0 0
6 Kuwait 0 0 0
Full Standings

Team Leaders

Top Scorers

# Player Goals M A
Oday Dabbagh 3 6 0
Michael Terman.. 1 6 0
Rami Hamada 0 6 0

Top Assists

# Player Assists M G
Musab Battat 1 5 0
Islam Batran 1 5 0
Michael Terman.. 0 6 1