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The future remains uncertain for Israeli national soccer team

By Harrison Cann For Mitzpeh @harry_cann Fans of Israeli soccer have had a frustrating couple of months. In October, Israel failed, yet again, to qualify for the FIFA World Cup, making it 47 years now since the national team has qualified. Additionally, head coach Elisha Levy was fired on Oct. 29 and Eran Zahavi, former captain of the ...

Israeli national team tries for 2018 FIFA World Cup after almost half century drought

By Nicole Reisinger For the Mitzpeh @nareising The Israeli national football team is in the midst of qualifying for the 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia. It’s a formidable task, considering the team has not qualified for the tournament in almost half a century. Elisha Levy, the head coach who replaced Eli Guttman last April, has the responsibi...

Israel suspends two national soccer players for trash-talking head coach

Abigail Bentz For the Mitzpeh @abigailkbentz Israel’s national soccer team will be missing two of its players after they verbally criticized head coach Elisha Levy. Goalkeeper Ariel Harush, 28, is from a local Israeli team, Hapoel Tel Aviv, and joined the national team in July, 2015. Harush and striker Tomer Hemed, 29, who plays for Brighton ...