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This page is a quick snapshot of the status of Australian Football in Palestine. For further information, browse our news items or use the search facility. If you wish to contact football officials from the country, please search our site for links to their leagues or clubs, including in our Atlas. If unsuccessful, we can normally assist with putting people in touch.

Approx population (2009):  4 million  

National side:  None (Palestinian players comprise part of the Peace Team)  

Governing body:  Peres Centre For Peace  

Primary contact / link:   none

WFN Census (2004):  N/A  

WFN World Ranking (2008):  16th (As Peace Team)  

History:  For the 2008 International Cup, the Peres Centre for Peace and the Al-Quds Association for Democracy & Dialogue assisted the AFL in establishing a Peace Team, to which Israel and Palestine supplied players.  

Outlook (2009):  Football clinics have been held in Jerusalem following the 2008 International Cup and there are plans to establish an Auskick program called Footy Y'alla  

Other points of interest:  -  

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