Israel national American football team

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Israel Israel ישראל
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Association AFI
Region Europe (EFAF)
Founded 2012
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Head coach Jon Sharon
General manager

The Israel national American football team is the official American football senior national team of Israel. The team formed in 2012 mainly of Israeli Football League players and coaching staff.

First Game[edit]

The first international American football game played by Israel was played May 17, 2012 in Baptist village near Petah Tikva, when the Israeli national team met Maranatha Baptist Bible College.[1] For Israeli players it was first ever game on 100 yards field in 11 players team. In the IFL American football is played on 60 yard fields by 8 players teams. The game finished with a 49 - 6 Maranatha win.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Tepper, Greg (May 16, 2012). "In ‘grass roots miracle,’ Israel national team to play its first football game". Times of Israel. Retrieved May 25, 2012. 
  2. ^ "Israel's American football team debuts". Foxsports. May 18, 2012. Retrieved May 25, 2012.