Avram Grant: It was because I'm Israeli
BELGRADE, Serbia -- Partizan Belgrade coach Avram Grant says the Iranian club Sepahan has canceled their exhibition in Turkey because he is an Israeli.
The match was scheduled to be played Friday in Antalya, where the defending Serbian champions are preparing for the rest of the domestic season.
Grant, a former Chelsea and West Ham coach who took over at Partizan last month, says the decision by the Iranian club is "shameful."
He says "I never mixed politics with sports. I had ...
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