Palestine-Malaysia moved to Jordan

Malaysia's World Cup qualifier against Palestine will take place in Jordan due to security concerns in the West Bank.

On Wednesday, FIFA ruled that Palestine's home matches against Saudi Arabia and Malaysia would be played at a neutral venue, and this has now been confirmed as Jordan.

Malaysia face Palestine next Thursday, while Saudi Arabia and Palestine face off next Tuesday after seeing their November 9 fixture pushed back.

"I spoke to (Jordan's) Prince Ali over the last two days and we will play the two matches in Jordan," explained Palestine Football Association head Jibril Rajoub.

"We will ask to postpone the match (with Saudi Arabia) for logistical reasons."

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