Zaur Sadaev and Gabriel Kadiev
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Football racism fears in Israel

When the Israeli football team Beitar Jerusalem signed two Chechen players it broke a long-established tradition of not signing Arabs or Muslims.

The recruitment of Zaur Sadaev and Gabriel Kadiev - both Muslims - prompted some fans to display racist banners and the club's office was destroyed in a suspected arson attack.

James Kelly reports.

  • 11 Feb 2013