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Soccer match opened with moment of silence for terrorist Abu Jihad

Headline: “Tzurif marks the anniversary of the Martyrdom of Abu Jihad with a victory over Batir”
"The Tzurif youth team defeated the Batir youth team in a friendly soccer game yesterday, on the anniversary of the Martyrdom of the commander Khalil Al-Wazir (Abu Jihad).
The game started with a moment of silence in memory of the Martyr (Shahid)”

Note: Abu Jihad (Khalil Al-Wazir) was a founder of Fatah and deputy to Yasser Arafat. He headed the PLO terror organization's military wing and planned many deadly Fatah terror attacks killing 125 Israelis. This included the most lethal in Israeli history, the hijacking of a bus and killing of 37 civilians, 12 of them children.