Abbas greets Palestine team after Challenge Cup win

Posted at Jun 03 2014 11:48 AM | Updated as of Jun 03 2014 07:48 PM

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Palestine's football team is back at its hometown, celebrating its recent AFC Challenge Cup success over the Philippines.

With the win, Palestine secures its place in the AFC Asia Cup that will be held next year in Australia.

This is the first international soccer trophy won by Palestine since the establishment of the Palestine Football Federation in 1928.

Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas welcomed the team and praised its successful campaign. -- Mornings @ ANC, June 3, 2014.