Israeli police forces shut down a Palestinian football tournament in the Beit Safafa neighborhood, in the central occupied West Bank district of Jerusalem, reportedly for being held under the auspices of the Palestinian Authority (PA).
Japanese referee Ryuji Sato has been chosen to officiate the match between Iran’s Esteghlal and Saudi Arabia’s Al Hilal in the second leg of the AFC Champions League group stage, which will be held Doha on Tuesday (April 23).
Hiroshi Yamauchi and Jun Mihara from Japan will be Sato's assistant referees in the upcoming match.
Esteghlal earned a 2-1 victory over Al Hilal on the first leg (April 8) to keep its hopes alive in the AFC Champions League campaign.
Kuwait's National Athletics team headed to Qatar on Saturday to take part in the 23rd edition of Asian Athletics Championships.
The four-day continental sport event kicks off on Sunday with participation of some 1,000 male/female athletes from 45 countries.
The Kuwaiti team boasts 16 athletes, who will compete in the track and field contests, head of the delegation Bader Al-Reshoud told KUNA, adding the team is accompanied by administrative and coaching staffs.