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Elitzur Ashkelon (Hebrew : אליצור אשקלון) is a professional basketball team based in Ashkelon in south-west Israel. The team reached the quarterfinals of the EuroCup Challenge in 2006 and also won the 2006 League Cup. The team dissolved in 2017.
Maccabi Tel Aviv B.C., known for sponsorship reasons as the Maccabi “Playtika” Tel Aviv, is a professional basketball club based in Tel Aviv, Israel. The team plays in the Israeli Basketball Premier League and internationally in the EuroLeague. Maccabi Tel Aviv is known as one of the best teams in Europe, winning 6 Euroleague titles since joining, and sending numerous players to the NBA draft.
Hapoel Ashkelon F.C. is an Israeli football club based in Ashkelon. The club currently competes in Liga Alef and plays at the 5,250-capacity Sala Stadium.
Barak Itzhaki is an Israeli former footballer. He mostly played a Second striker, but could also play an Attacking midfielder.
Marcus Isaiah Hatten is a retired American professional basketball player. Standing at 6 ft 1 in, he played as point guard and had an extensive professional career in several European and South-American countries. He was the 2006 top scorer in the Israel Basketball Premier League
Yeghia Yavruyan is a Russia-born Armenian former football striker. He played in the Israeli Premier League for the football club Hapoel Ashkelon F.C.. He made his debut for Armenia against Moldova on 12 August 2009.
Dror Hagag is an Israeli former professional basketball player of a Tunisian-Jewish descent. He plays at the point guard position. He last played with the pro club Maccabi Ashdod. He also played for the Israeli National Team.
The 2009–10 Liga Leumit was the 11th season since it became the second-tier in 1999 and the 68th season of second-tier football in Israel. It began on 21 August 2009 and ended on 15 May 2010.
Doron Perkins is an American professional basketball player for the Goyang Orions of the Korean Basketball League. Standing at 1.91 m he can play as either a point guard or a shooting guard. He was the 2009 Israeli Basketball Premier League MVP, and the 2010 and 2011 Israeli Basketball Premier League Defensive Player of the Year.
Moran Roth is an Israeli professional basketball player who last played with Bnei Herzliya of the Israeli Super League. He plays at the point guard position. He won the Israeli Super League championship with Hapoel Holon, in the 2007–08 season. In 2012, he was the Israeli Premier League Assists Leader.
The 2007 Israeli Basketball League Cup, for sponsorship reasons Winner Cup 2007, was the 2nd edition of the Israeli basketball pre-season tournament. It was played on 14 October-18 October in Jerusalem at the Malha Arena, during the jewish holiday of Sukkot. Maccabi Tel Aviv has won the cup after beating Hapoel Jerusalem 93-74 in the final. MVP was David Bluthenthal.
Yuval Naimy is a former Israeli professional basketball player. He played at the point guard position, standing at 1.88.
The 2011–12 Liga Leumit was the thirteen season since its introduction in 1999 and the 70th season of second-tier football in Israel. It began on 19 August 2011 and ended on 18 May 2012.
The 2012–13 Liga Leumit was the fourteen season since its introduction in 1999 and the 71st season of second-tier football in Israel. It began on 24 August 2012 and ended on 20 May 2013.
The 2004–05 Israel State Cup was the 66th season of Israel's nationwide football cup competition and the 51st after the Israeli Declaration of Independence.
Elazar "Eli" Dasa is an Israeli professional footballer who plays for Eredivisie club Vitesse Arnhem and the Israel national team. He is the second Israeli of Ethiopian-Jewish descent to play for Israel.
In Israel, basketball is a popular sport, with a multi-tiered professional club league system, as well as men's and women's national teams.
The 2016–17 Israeli Premier League was the eighteenth season since its introduction in 1999 and the 75th season of top-tier football in Israel. It began on 20 August 2016 and ended on 20 May 2017.
Chanan Safir Colman is a Danish-Israeli professional basketball player for the Copenhagen Wolfpack of the Danish Basketligaen. He played college basketball for Chipola before playing professionally in Finland, Israel, Denmark. Colman was named the Finnish League Finals MVP in 2006 and the Danish League MVP in 2012.
Elitzur Eito Ashkelon is a professional basketball team based in Ashkelon in south west Israel. The club currently plays in Israeli National League. The team is named after the late Itamar Sharvit, who has been Elizur Ashkelon's maintenance manager for 18 years.
Erez Katz is an Israeli former basketball player. He played the point guard position. He played for Hapoel Jerusalem, Ironi Ashkelon, Hapoel Tel Aviv, Bnei Herzliya, and the Israel men's national basketball team. He was the 2004-05 Israeli Basketball Premier League Defensive Player of the Year.