1933 Palestine Cup

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1933 Palestine Cup
Country  Palestine, British Mandate
Teams 11
Defending champions British Police
Champions Maccabi Tel Aviv
(3rd title)
Runners-up Hapoel Tel Aviv
Matches played 9
Goals scored 42 (4.67 per match)

The 1933 Palestine Cup (Hebrew: הגביע הארץ-ישראלי‎‎, HaGavia HaEretz-Israeli) was the fifth season of Israeli Football Association's nationwide football cup competition. The defending holders, British Police, didn't take part in the competition.

For the first time, all team participating were Jewish clubs, as British and Arab teams declined to enter. Maccabi Tel Aviv and Hapoel Tel Aviv met in the final, the former winning the cup by a single goal.


First round[edit]

Home Team Score Away Team
Hapoel Jerusalem w/o Maccabi Haifa
Maccabi Hadera 0–1 Maccabi Nes Tziona
Maccabi Rehovot 2–1 Hapoel Hadera


Home Team Score Away Team
Hapoel Haifa 5–3 Hapoel Jerusalem
Maccabi Avshalom Petah Tikva 4–0 Maccabi Nes Tziona
Hapoel Tel Aviv 9–0 Maccabi Rehovot
Maccabi Hasmonean Jerusalem abandoned
[note 1]
Maccabi Tel Aviv


Home Team Score Away Team
Maccabi Hasmonean Jerusalem 0–3
[note 2]
Maccabi Tel Aviv


Home Team Score Away Team
Hapoel Tel Aviv 5–0 Hapoel Haifa
Maccabi Tel Aviv 6–2 Maccabi Avshalom Petah Tikva


10 June 1933
Hapoel Tel Aviv 0–1 Maccabi Tel Aviv
Goal 89' Ya'akobi
Maccabi Petah Tikva ground
Attendance: 5000
Referee: Adler


  1. ^ The first match was abandoned during extra time, with Maccabi Hasmonean Jerusalem leading 3–2, due to the late hour and darkness. A replay was ordered.
  2. ^ The match was abandoned at the 80th minute after the crowd stormed the pitch, with Maccabi Tel Aviv leading 3–0. The result was confirmed by the EIFA.


  • 100 Years of Football 1906-2006, Elisha Shohat (Israel), 2006

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