Israel to play Euro 2008 qualifer behind closed doors

August 30, 2006
AMSTERDAM, Aug 30 (Reuters) - Israel will play their Euro 2008 Group E qualifying match against Andorra behind closed doors in Nijmegen next Wednesday, the Dutch club has announced on their internet site.

UEFA, European soccer's governing body, have ordered Israel to play their home matches at neutral venues due to the security situation in the Middle East.

As an added precuation, no fans will be admitted to the match in Nijmegen.

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