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Georgia Drops Israel 71-69 in OT

December 3, 2018 // 0 Comments

The Israel National Team fell to Georgia 71-69 in overtime in FIBA World Cup Qualifying as their chances to advance to the tournament in China dimmed. Jake Cohen led all scorers with 22 points in Tbilisi while Tomer Ginat added 10 points in the loss. Goga Bitadze who will one day play in the NBA [Read More]

What the heck does Israel have to do with the World Cup?

June 14, 2018 // 0 Comments

Israel may not be present as one of the 32 nations competing in the World Cup 2018 in Russia, but they certainly have plenty of representation across the countries that are playing in the prestigious tournament. The Blue & White haven’t featured on football’s biggest stage since the 1970 [Read More]

Israel takes first FIBA WCQ win 88-68 over Estonia

November 24, 2017 // 0 Comments

Israel defeated Estonia 88-68 to record their first FIBA World Cup victory thanks to a dominant second half led by Hapoel Jerusalem’s Rich Howell and his 19 points, 7 rebounds and 7 assists. Maccabi Tel Aviv’s Jake Cohen dropped 10 points and 7 boards while Shawn Dawson from Bnei Herzliya [Read More]

EXCLUSIVE! Davor Suker Interview Part 2

June 21, 2016 // 0 Comments

For some Davor Šuker became a household name when he dominated the 1998 World Cup and brought global attention to his Croatian squad. With six goals in seven games, Šuker collected the Golden Boot award along with the Silver Ball given to the second best player in the tournament. However to get [Read More]

EXCLUSIVE! Davor Suker Interview Part 1

June 16, 2016 // 0 Comments

I finally accomplished something that I had wanted to do for a very long time. Meet the superstar of the 1998 World Cup for the upstart Croatian National Team that finished in 3rd place just behind France and Brazil. Davor Šuker is arguably one of the greatest if not the greatest talent to come [Read More]

Israel 1-1 Azerbejan! The Good, The Bad, The Ugly And The Bottom Line!

September 8, 2013 // 0 Comments

The Israel National Football Team in a crucial World Cup Qualifier looked to be hung over from Rosh HaShana, The Jewish New Year celebrations from Thursday & Friday as they were only able to draw with an upstart Azerbejan Saturday night at Ramat Gan Stadium. In an absolute disaster of a match [Read More]