Why football may help heal Yemen sectarianism

Match between Yemen and Saudi Arabia offers unique opportunity to unite nation divided along sectarian lines.

On Wednesday, Yemen’s football team plays a crucial game against Saudi Arabia. 

If they win they will qualify for the Gulf Cup semifinals. And for Yemenis, the competition is a unique opportunity to unite a nation divided along sectarian lines.

Al Jazeera’s Hashem Ahelbarra reports from Sanaa.


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