Fifa president Sepp Blatter proposes Israel v Palestine ‘peace match’

• Blatter in Middle East to persuade PFA to drop proposal to suspend Israel
• Met Netanyahu on Tuesday, to meet Jibril Rajoub on Wedneday

Fifa president Sepp Blatter, visiting the Middle East to try to persuade the Palestine FA (PFA) to drop a proposal to suspend Israel from the world body, on Tuesday proposed a peace match between their national teams.

Blatter appeared at a news conference in Jerusalem after meeting Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and said he was “on a mission of peace”. He meets Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas and Palestine FA chief Jibril Rajoub on Wednesday.

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