TIPH Football Team meets Journalist Team

In a friendly match between TIPH football players and a team of local journalists TIPH won 6-5.

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In a friendly match between TIPH football players and a team of local journalists TIPH won 6-5. To take part in social activities is an important part of TIPH’s work and the interest for playing football is always great, all over the world, so also in Hebron.

—Sport is a great tool to enhance our relation with the local community, I believe the best way to reach out is through sport, TIPH observer, and football player, Salam Karam says.

Nasser Shiyoukhi from the local journalists club agrees.

—We are strengthening our relation with TIPH by playing this friendly football match. We have a lot of fun and are hoping to keep a good relation with TIPH.

The game itself started in favor of the journalist team, but towards the end TIPH caught up. The match was very exciting until the last seconds when TIPH scored 6-5.

In three minute TV reportage, Al-Jazeera Sport Channel covered the football match between TIPH and the local Palestinian journalists club. The reportage also included some of TIPH’s activities in the field of sports.

1 Nov 2011

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