Maccabi Ashdod B.C.

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מועדון הכדורסל מכבי אשדוד
Maccabi Ashdod Basketball Club
מועדון הכדורסל מכבי אשדודMaccabi Ashdod Basketball Club logo
Leagues Ligat HaAl
State Cup
Founded 1961
History 1961 - present
Arena HaKiriya Arena
(capacity 2,200)
Location Ashdod, Israel
Team colors Yellow and Blue
President Israel Yoram Asraf
Head coach Israel Arik Elfassy
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Home jersey
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Team colours
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Home Game in HaKiriya Arena (2010)

Maccabi Ashdod (Hebrew: מכבי אשדוד‎) is a professional basketball team based in the port city of Ashdod. It is the basketball division of the Maccabi Ashdod sports club.


The team was founded in 1961 by "Maccabi Ashdod Sports Association", Built on Former Players of Maccabi Cairo who migrated to Israel and played in the first years in the Outdoor court.

The team played in the Second league since 1998/99. and in the Ligat Ha'al in Israel since 2010/11.

In 2010/11 Season, the team finished in sixth place, and in the playoff up to quarter-final. In the State Cup, Lost to Maccabi Tel Aviv at the Semi-final.

In 2011/12 Season, the team reached the finals of the championship of Israel, and Lost to Maccabi Tel Aviv at the final game 63-83.

In October 6, 2012, the team reached the finals of the League cup, and Lost to Maccabi Tel Aviv at the final game 65-75.

In December 17, 2013, fired the team coach, Nati Cohen and was appointed the assistant coach of Israel nation team, Arik Elfassy.


Players 2012/13[edit]

Num' State Name Height Position
4 United States Richard Thomas Guinn 2.08 Center
5 United States Marcus Dove 2.06 Power forward
7 Israel Lior Liphshitz 1.78 Point guard
9 Israel Or Kahal 1.90 Shooting guard
10 United States Kenny Hayes 1.88 Point guard
11 Israel Elad Hofman 1.90 Point guard
13 Israel Amit Bir-Katz 2.08 Center
14 Israel Gal Eitan 1.82 Point guard
21 Israel Zack Rozen 1.85 Shooting guard
22 Israel Gabi Moshiasvilli 1.82 Shooting guard
23 Israel Daniel Sasson 2.05 Power forward

Former players[edit]

See also[edit]