UEFA pushes Israel’s Euro 2024 qualifier vs Swiss into November

October 11 – Israel’s Euro 2024 qualifier against Switzerland has been postponed until November 15 following the deadly attacks by Hamas militants.

UEFA had already postponed all games under its jurisdiction scheduled in Israel over the next two weeks due to the conflict in the region.

Israel had been due to play their Group I qualifier against Switzerland on Thursday in Tel Aviv.

UEFA said it would confirm the match venue for the November fixture in due course.

“UEFA will continue to closely monitor the situation and will remain in contact with all teams involved before making decisions on potential changes to other upcoming fixtures involving Israel,” it said in a statement.

Meanwhile, Tottenham Hotspur’s Israeli international Manor Solomon has expressed his anguish at the large-scale attack on his homeland, the first direct conflict within Israeli territory since 1948.

“My family, my friends and my beloved people have been going through hell,” Solomon is reported to have written wrote on social media. “Hamas is not doing (and has never done) anything in favour of the Palestinian people. Hamas is a Terror organisation with one mission only – to wipe the Jews off the planet.”

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