Kurdish team in Sweden flies flag for Kobane

Swedish football association vents anger as Dalkurd, a club founded by Kurdish migrants, shows support for Syrian town.

    The Dalkurd football club was founded ten years ago by Kurdish immigrants in Sweden, and is known as one of the most successful immigrant teams in Europe.

    The team faced negative feedback from the Swedish football association, who were angered because the team displayed a a banner backing the residents of the Syrian town of Kobane during a recent game.

    Al Jazeera's Paul Rhys reports from Sweden.
     

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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