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Jerusalem FC take Yasser Arafat Cup

Aug. 7, 2009 6:09 P.M. (Updated: Aug. 10, 2009 2:44 A.M.)
Bethlehem – Ma’an – Jerusalem's football club took this year's Yasser Arafat Cup in the annual inter-Palestinian competition.

The head of the Palestine Football Union, Jibril Rujoub, presented the award at a news conference in Ramallah in honor of the winning team. Rujoub said the cup had been held by President Mahmoud Abbas before it was handed over to the team.

The cup, made from 54,000 dollars worth of 10 karat gold, was the most expensive in the competition's history.

***With reporting from Wajdy Ja'fary.
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