The Saudi Football Federation has published an important and historic statement on its official account on the social networking site Twitter, in which it announced its agreement to play its match against the Palestine team in the double qualifiers for the World Cup 2022 and the Asian Cup 2023 in the city of Ramallah in Palestine, in response to the request of the Palestinian Federation. The match is scheduled for October 15 at the Faisal Husseini Stadium, adjacent to Jerusalem.
The Saudi Football Federation said in a statement that the decision comes "in response to the request of the Palestinian Football Federation and their desire to host the game, and to ensure that the Palestinian team is not deprived of playing the game at home and its fans like other countries, and in compliance with the requirements of the International Football Federation to play matches as scheduled. To equal opportunities between the two elected.
Earlier on Thursday, the head of the Palestinian federation Jibril Rajoub announced that the Saudi team will play its match against the Palestinian team in the occupied territories.