Israel will play their final two home EURO 2004 qualifiers in Antalya, Turkey.

UEFA have confirmed that the two Group 1 matches – against Slovenia on 7 June, and against Malta on10 September – will be held in Turkey, after receiving security guarantees from Turkish Ministry of Internal Affairs and the Turkish Football Federation.

UEFA has banned Israel from hosting any club or national-team matches because of the ongoing security concerns in the Middle East

Palermo wasthe venue for Israel’s previous home qualifier against France, and will host the next home qualifier against Cyprus next Wednesday.