Maccabi Haifa Begins Its Preparations
Maccabi Haifa has started training in anticipation for its clash against Bosnian side Borac Banja Luka in the second round of the UEFA Champions League. Haifa which has signed several new players for the upcoming season are getting themselves ready by participating in a tournament in Austria. So far the results have been poor in the games, but Manager Elisha Levy has been encouraged by the new signings and hope that they will gel in time for their first meaningful game. Haifa played two games, one against Rapid Bucuresti losing 1-0, and one against Ukrainian giants Shakhtar Donetsk losing 2-0. Here are the highlights below against Shakhtar.
Lineup for Haifa was (Nir Davidovic, Eyal Meshumar, Jurica Buljat, Andrei Pilavskiy, Taleb Tawatha, Eyal Golasa, Gustavo Boccoli, Yaniv Katan, Idan Vered, Wiam Amasha and Vladimir Dvalishvili.