Several hundred anti-Israel protesters marched from Cardiff City Hall towards the stadium where Israel's Euro 2016 football game against Wales is set to take place Sunday evening, the Jewish Chronicle reported.
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The protest, from the Stop the War Coalition and the Palestine Solidarity Campaign, will face an anticipated 200 supporters of the Israeli team, in a counter protest dubbed a "pre-match celebration of Israel."
The counter protest was organized by the British Zionist Federation and several pro-Israel grassroots groups, which were laying on transport for activists who wanted to support the Israeli team.
A photographic exhibition showing Jewish and Arab co-existence through football in Israel was closed by the Cardiff city council on Thursday, less than a day after it had opened.
The council said it had acted after a receiving a complaint about the exhibition and in light of the planned demonstrations around the Wales-Israel match.
The move was condemned by the Israeli embassy in London.