1982–83 Liga Alef

The 1982–83 Liga Alef season saw Beitar Haifa (champions of the North Division) and Hapoel Marmorek (champions of the South Division) win the title and promotion to Liga Artzit. Hapoel Holon also promoted after promotion play-offs.

North DivisionEdit

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Promotion or relegation
1 Beitar Haifa 26 14 12 0 50 14 +36 40 Promoted to Liga Artzit
2 Maccabi Hadera 26 14 8 4 37 14 +23 36 Promotion play-offs
3 Hapoel Tiberias 26 12 9 5 47 21 +26 33
4 Hapoel Ramat HaSharon 26 11 11 4 39 21 +18 33
5 Maccabi Herzliya 26 10 11 5 30 25 +5 31
6 Hapoel Kiryat Ata 26 10 9 7 24 23 +1 29
7 Beitar Netanya 26 8 11 7 25 23 +2 27
8 Hapoel Tirat HaCarmel 26 8 10 8 27 28 −1 26
9 Hapoel Bnei Nazareth 26 9 6 11 27 32 −5 24
10 Maccabi Bnei Hatzor 26 7 9 10 28 33 −5 23
11 Hapoel Ra'anana 26 7 7 12 38 33 +5 21
12 Hapoel Migdal HaEmek 26 8 4 14 23 38 −15 20
13 Hapoel Givat Olga 26 5 6 15 24 55 −31 16 Relegated to Liga Bet
14 Hapoel Nahliel 26 1 3 22 14 73 −59 5

South DivisionEdit

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Promotion or relegation
1 Hapoel Marmorek 25 14 9 2 49 28 +21 37 Promoted to Liga Artzit
2 Maccabi Sha'arayim 26 12 11 3 29 17 +12 35 Disqualified
3 Hapoel Holon 26 14 6 6 40 18 +22 34 Promotion play-offs
4 Maccabi Kiryat Gat 26 10 12 4 33 20 +13 32
5 Hapoel Kiryat Ono 26 10 8 8 23 19 +4 28
6 Ironi Ashdod 26 8 11 7 32 28 +4 27
7 Hapoel Yeruham 26 9 9 8 30 36 −6 27
8 Hapoel Ramla 26 9 8 9 28 35 −7 26
9 Hapoel Bat Yam 26 6 10 10 22 27 −5 22
10 Hapoel Azor 26 6 10 10 25 32 −7 22
11 Beitar Be'er Sheva 26 6 9 11 24 30 −6 21
12 Tzafririm Holon 26 5 10 11 19 29 −10 20
13 Hapoel Ashdod 26 6 7 13 25 40 −15 19 Relegated to Liga Bet
14 Hapoel Dimona 26 4 7 15 18 36 −18 15

Promotion play-offsEdit

Maccabi Hadera0 – 1Maccabi Sha'arayim
Winter Stadium
Maccabi Sha'arayim3 – 1Maccabi Hadera
Winter Stadium

Maccabi Sha'arayim would have been promoted to Liga Artzit. however, shortly after their second leg victory over Maccabi Hadera, it was discovered that a resident of Rehovot (city of Maccabi Sha'arayim), attempted to bribe several players from Maccabi Hadera.[1] as a result, Maccabi Sha'arayim were disqualified, and the promotion play-offs rearranged, between the third placed club in the South division, Hapoel Holon, and Maccabi Hadera.

Maccabi Hadera0 – 0Hapoel Holon
Maccabi Netanya Stadium
Hapoel Holon3 – 0Maccabi Hadera
Maccabi Netanya Stadium

Hapoel Holon promoted to Liga Artzit.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Resident of Rehovot attempted to bribe Maccabi Hadera player Maariv, 22.5.83, Historical Jewish Press (in Hebrew)