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Sporty September, Vidar sold to Rostov, Israel Premier League Weekend Action

Israel Sports Roundup for Friday August 31, 2018

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1) The Sports Rabbi’s weekly Jerusalem Post column focussed on all of the Israeli Sports Fun that will be happening across the country during the month of September. Make sure to keep up to date with all of the basketball and soccer action!

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2) Maccabi Tel Aviv FC sold Vidar Kjartansson to Rostov. The striker scored 48 goals in 98 appearances for the Yellow & Blue. Vidar told the club’s official website: “I had two wonderful years here at Maccabi and would like to thank my teammates the fans and everyone at the club. Now I will be making the next step in my career but will always remain a fan of Maccabi and the city of Tel Aviv.”

3) The Israel Premier League Ligat Japanika will be in action this weekend with a full site of games. Here’s the schedule:

Saturday
18:00 Hapoel Raanana v Kiryat Shemona
18:45 Maccabi Haifa v Ashdod
20:00 Maccabi Netanya v Bnei Sakhnin
20:45 Hapoel Tel Aviv v Hapoel Haifa

Sunday
19:00 Bnei Yehuda v Maccabi Petah Tikva
21:00 Hapoel Beer Sheva v Maccabi Tel Aviv

Monday
20:30 Beitar Jerusalem v Hapoel Hadera

Quick Hits – Hapoel Beer Sheva have released Greek keeper Giannis Anestis