Palestinian female spectators at the Asian Nations Cup

Palestine conceded a goal after just 64 seconds in their opening match at the Asian Cup as Iran launched their title bid with a clinical 4-1 win on Sunday.The match in Qatar coincided with the 100th day of the Israel-Hamas war, the grim milestone adding extra significance to an occasion that went beyond football.Palestinian flags were scattered among the crowd of nearly 28,000 at Education City Stadium, one of the venues for the 2022 World Cup, and their consolation goal just before half-time got the biggest cheer of the night.