News and Scores
Maccabi Tel Aviv are being linked with Erwin Koeman and Co Adriaanse as possible candidates to fill their sporting director position. Both of the candidates are from the Netherlands and have a lot of managerial experience between them. Adriaanse’s resume is more impressive, with stints at clubs like FC Twente and Porto. Maccabi Tel Aviv have not confirmed any of the rumors.
Bnei Yehuda manager Yossi Abuksis will step down at the end of the season citing differences with Chairman Moshe Damaio. However Abuksis looks to join Eli Guttman with Israel’s National team and become his assistant manager. Abuksis had previously worked under Guttman at Hapoel Tel Aviv.
Today, Maccabi Tel Aviv and Beitar Jerusalem played to a 0-0 draw. Both teams were poor, but Maccabi Tel Aviv had the better chances. However, they couldn’t get the ball past Beitar keeper Ariel Harush, who was the man of the match. Beitar stays in 13th place, while Maccabi Tel Aviv moves up a place to 9th on the table.