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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 ...