Patrick John Monaghan

Interview with Mohammed Bassim of Hilal al Quds and Palestine National Team

Interview with Mohammed Bassim of Hilal al Quds and Palestine National Team

In this episode we speak with international footballer Mohammed Bassim. Mohammed provides an insightful take on football in Palestine, the middle east and his career. Mohammed has played for Palestine National team since 2018 and provides an insightful take on the nature of football in palestine. As one of the newest nations in FIFA not much is known about football both professionally and internationally in Palestine. Palestine plays in the WAFF or West Asian Football Federation and have played very well in recent years thanks to contributions from players such as Mr. Bassim. Mr. Bassim has played in the Asian cup and tells about how clubs qualify for the AFC Cup (the equivalent of the champions league). Football in Palestine has grown and players are receiving substantially more respect than in previous years. One particularly humorous tale that Mr. Bassim recounts is how Uzbeki players prepared for their match. Hint it involves fried chicken  --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app

Duration: 38 min

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