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Israeli Basketball Teams Seek Alternative Options Amidst Conflict for European Competitions

19/10/2023 and las 15:26 CEST

Maccabi Tel Aviv, Hapoel Tel Aviv, Hapoel Holon and Hapoel Jerusalem are the Israeli teams that participate in European competitions.

Israeli teams participating in European competitions will train in Cyprus for the time being

With the war conflict between Israel and Palestine, the participation of Israeli basketball teams in international tournaments is in danger. However, it seems that playing on Athens, Belgrade or Nicosia These are the three options that are being considered so that the affected teams compete in the appropriate conditions.

Israeli teams participating in European competitions will train in Cyprus for the time being. As reported by the Israeli media, the Israeli Basketball Association will create a bubble for all these teams with the aim of helping them prepare for the upcoming games.

As he Maccabi de Tel Aviv (Euroleague) like the Hapoel Tel Aviv (Eurocup) have already played a European match since the new phase of the war between Israel and Palestine broke out. However, the Israeli teams competing in the Basketball Champions League (Hapoel Holon and Hapoel Jerusalem) will debut in European competition on November 1.

As indicated on the calendar, Hapoel Holon and Hapoel Tel Aviv are hosts on November 1, and Maccabi Tel Aviv is also scheduled to host on November 2.

The future conditions of Israeli basketball teams in European competitions remain unknown. Given the uncertainty that the conflict between Palestine and Israel is going through, Hapoel Jerusalem’s foreign players have been in Athens this week. Their Israeli colleagues are scheduled to join them in the coming days. The development of the war between Israel and Palestine will mark the future of Israeli teams in Europe.

2023-10-19 18:00:07
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