1962–63 Liga Bet

The 1962–63 Liga Bet season saw Hapoel Acre, Hapoel Nahliel, YMCA Jerusalem and SK Nes Tziona win their regional divisions and promoted to Liga Alef.

Further twelve teams which have finished between second and fourth were also promoted, with one more promotion spot decided by a promotion play-off, as Liga Alef expanded from one to two regional divisions.

North Division AEdit

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Promotion or relegation
1 Hapoel Acre 30 81 18 +63 50 Promoted to Liga Alef
2 Hapoel Kfar Blum 30 71 32 +39 47
3 Hapoel Nahariya 30 70 35 +35 42
4 Maccabi Zikhron Ya'akov 30 76 45 +31 41
5 Beitar Haifa 30 66 55 +11 40 Promotion play-offs
6 Hapoel Afula 30 70 52 +18 34
7 Beitar Kiryat Shmona 30 34 29 +5 32
8 Hapoel Kiryat Shmona 30 38 47 −9 31
9 Hapoel HaMechonit 30 47 42 +5 30
10 A.S. Kiryat Bialik 30 49 55 −6 22
11 Beitar Binyamina 30 58 72 −14 22
12 Hapoel Kfar Ata 30 54 89 −35 22
13 Hapoel Bnei Nazareth 30 43 59 −16 21
14 Hapoel Ramat David 30 36 90 −54 16
15 Hapoel Atlit 30 32 82 −50 13
16 Hapoel Yagur 30 31 87 −56 11 Relegated to Liga Gimel

North Division BEdit

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Promotion or relegation
1 Hapoel Nahliel 30 73 18 +55 45 Promoted to Liga Alef
2 Hapoel Kiryat Ono 30 46 21 +25 45
3 Hapoel Givat Haim 30 88 40 +48 42
4 Maccabi Hadera 30 76 44 +32 40
5 Hapoel Herzliya 30 65 33 +32 39 Promotion play-offs
6 Hapoel Netanya 30 70 49 +21 32
7 Hapoel Pardes Hanna 30 46 48 −2 31
8 Hapoel Ra'anana 30 50 68 −18 27
9 Hapoel Dora Netanya 30 35 54 −19 26
10 Maccabi Neve Shalom 30 47 66 −19 25
11 Beitar Kiryat Ono 30 48 77 −29 23
12 Hapoel Ganei Tikva 30 46 59 −13 22
13 Maccabi Pardes Hanna 30 29 47 −18 21
14 Beitar Mahane Yehuda 30 40 68 −28 21
15 Hapoel Givat Olga 30 36 60 −24 20
16 Beitar Beit Lid 30 32 81 −49 19 Relegated to Liga Gimel

South Division AEdit

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Promotion or relegation
1 YMCA Jerusalem 30 82 35 +47 47 Promoted to Liga Alef
2 Maccabi Ramat Amidar 30 53 24 +29 42
3 Maccabi Shmuel Tel Aviv 30 56 31 +25 41
4 Hapoel Giv'atayim 30 52 36 +16 37
5 Beitar Holon 30 65 44 +21 36 Promotion play-offs
6 Hapoel Yehud 30 51 37 +14 35
7 Maccabi Bat Yam 30 48 36 +12 34
8 Hapoel HaTzafon Tel Aviv 30 55 50 +5 30
9 Hapoel HaDarom Kiryat Shalom 30 55 63 −8 30
10 Hapoel Rehovot 30 68 59 +9 26
11 Beitar Lod 30 53 71 −18 25
12 Hapoel Bat Yam 30 39 54 −15 24
13 Hapoel Azor 30 43 68 −25 22
14 Maccabi Ramat Gan 30 38 68 −30 22
15 Hapoel Ya'akov Kfar Saba 30 57 62 −5 21
16 ASA Jerusalem 30 22 94 −72 9 Relegated to Liga Gimel

South Division BEdit

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Promotion or relegation
1 SK Nes Tziona 30 53 22 +31 45 Promoted to Liga Alef
2 Beitar Ramla 30 82 33 +49 42
3 Hapoel Marmorek 30 71 39 +32 41
4 Hapoel Rishon LeZion 30 78 36 +42 39
5 Hapoel Sderot 30 65 52 +13 36 Promotion play-offs
6 Beitar Be'er Sheva 30 49 38 +11 35
7 Hapoel Ashkelon 30 65 42 +23 34
8 Maccabi Holon 30 63 59 +4 28
9 Hapoel Or Yehuda 30 55 77 −22 28
10 Maccabi Rehovot 30 52 54 −2 26
11 Hapoel Eilat 30 43 61 −18 23
12 Harari Tel Aviv 30 42 66 −24 23
13 Hapoel Be'er Ya'akov 30 32 57 −25 23
14 Hapoel Ofakim 30 35 56 −21 22
15 Hapoel Merhavim 30 46 69 −23 22
16 Hapoel Kiryat Gat 30 34 91 −57 15 Relegated to Liga Gimel

Promotion play-offsEdit

A promotion-play off was played between all the teams which have finished in the 5th place in their respective regional division. the play-off format was of semi-finals and final match, played in neutral venue. the play-offs winner set to be promoted to Liga Alef.

Semi-final:

Hapoel Herzliya5 – 0Beitar Holon
Beitar Haifa4 – 1Hapoel Sderot

Final:

Hapoel Herzliya6 – 1Beitar Haifa
Maccabi Hadera Stadium

ReferencesEdit