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Palestine Pro League to restart on June 12

Al Ram: The Palestine Football Association (PFA) has announced that the 2019-20 season will resume on June 12.

“Out of the national and sport interest, and according to the regulations of the association and in agreement with the clubs, the professional league and the first division will be resumed on Friday June 12, 2020,” read a PFA statement..

Clubs will begin training on May 27, having seen the season halted in March due to the COVID19 pandemic.

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The remaining three rounds of the professional league will be played behind closed doors in three stadiums - The Houari Boumediene Stadium in Dora, the American University Stadium in Jenin and the Faisal Al-Husseini Stadium in Al Ram.

The PFA said that the resumption of the league will be in line with the health protocol set by the Palestinian Ministry of Health, which was distributed to the clubs and there will be specific workshops held for all parties concerned.

Markaz Balatah are leading the 12-team league with 42 points, seven points clear of Markaz Shabab Al-Am’ari while defending champions Hilal Alquds are fourth with 30 points.

Photo: AFP

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