After the sensational 25:24 win by the national team against Poland, Winner League has came back to Action.
In the Match of The week, Maccabi Rishon LeZion beated Hapoel Ashdod 36:29 (17:17). The yellows that will meet Saint Raphael in the EHF Cup 3rd round were much better in the second half with great performance of goalkeeper Dan Tepper that stepped in from the bench.
Maccabi Rishon LeZion top scorers: Rastko Stojkovic and Marko Matic – 9, Amit Stelman – 6.
Hapoel Ashdod top scorers: Gabor Langhans – 10, Dor Kalderon – 8.
The Israeli champions and cup holders, Hapoel Rishon LeZion, who lost the last league match to Hapoel Ramat Gan has finished easy away 31:21 on Maccabi Kiryat Motzkin. The Serbian international, Novak Boskovic, was the best in the field. Hapoel Ramat Gan came back from the national teams break with bad performance and lost 22:20 to Hapoel Kiryat Ono. Lazar Adamovic scored 10 goals for the winners.
With no defence, The match between the disappointing SGS Ramat Hasharon and Bnei Herzliya finished with 40:40. Milan Pavlovic scored 9 goals to Ramat Hasharon and Vladimir Dimitrijevic scored 11 to Herzliya.
In southern Israel, the newcomers H.C Beer Sheba stayed with 0 points after 31:25 to Ironi Rehovot. Milos Bujisic scored 8 goals for Beer Sheba, Dejan Prlica with 7 for Rehovot. H.C Holon collected the first two points with surprising 34:33 on H.C Ness Ziona. The Nigerian Philip Callu scored the winning dramatic goal.
Next week: Ironi Rehovot – Maccabi Kiryat Motzkin, Hapoel Ashdod – H.C Beer Sheba, H.C Holon – Maccabi Rishon LeZion, SGS Ramat Hasharon – H.C Ness Ziona, Hapoel Ramat Gan – Bnei Herzliya, Hapoel Rishon LeZion – Hapoel Kiryat On
Text by Dean Shmuel Elmas