1997–98 Liga Alef

The 1997–98 Liga Alef season saw Ahi Nazareth and Beitar Be'er Sheva promoted to Liga Artzit as the respective winners of the North and South division.

At the bottom, Hapoel Karmiel, Maccabi Hadera (from North division), Hapoel Kiryat Ono and Hapoel Yehud (from South division) were all relegated to Liga Bet.

North DivisionEdit

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Promotion or relegation
1 Ahi Nazareth 30 18 7 5 65 32 +33 61 Promoted to Liga Artzit
2 Hapoel Umm al-Fahm 30 12 9 9 50 42 +8 45
3 Hapoel Kiryat Shmona 30 12 9 9 33 32 +1 45
4 Hapoel Nazareth Illit 30 12 7 11 53 39 +14 43
5 Maccabi Isfiya 30 11 10 9 37 38 −1 43
6 Hapoel Acre 30 12 4 14 32 39 −7 40
7 Hapoel Hadera 30 8 15 7 30 28 +2 39
8 Hapoel Kafr Kanna 30 10 9 11 49 51 −2 39
9 Maccabi Tur'an 30 8 12 10 31 35 −4 39[a]
10 Hapoel Majd al-Krum 30 9 11 10 34 32 +2 38
11 Maccabi Shefa-'Amr 30 10 7 13 36 43 −7 37
12 Maccabi Afula 30 9 9 12 36 39 −3 36
13 Hapoel Kafr Qasim 30 8 12 10 28 31 −3 36
14 Maccabi Tamra 30 9 9 12 36 42 −6 36
15 Hapoel Karmiel 30 10 6 14 37 50 −13 36 Relegated to Liga Bet
16 Maccabi Hadera 30 10 6 14 25 38 −13 36
Source:[citation needed]
Notes:
  1. ^ 3 bonus points?

South DivisionEdit

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Promotion or relegation
1 Beitar Be'er Sheva 30 24 5 1 79 16 +63 77 Promoted to Liga Artzit
2 Hapoel Or Yehuda 30 18 7 5 60 30 +30 61
3 Maccabi Lazarus Holon 30 14 9 7 45 32 +13 51
4 Maccabi Sha'arayim 30 15 6 9 34 27 +7 51
5 Hapoel Dimona 30 12 10 8 52 27 +25 46
6 Hapoel Ramat HaSharon 29 9 13 7 33 32 +1 40
7 Maccabi Ashkelon 30 9 11 10 26 29 −3 38
8 Beitar Ramla 30 10 8 12 33 43 −10 38
9 Maccabi Ramat Amidar 30 9 10 11 33 37 −4 37
10 Hapoel Kfar Shalem 30 8 11 11 35 34 +1 35
11 Shimshon Tel Aviv 30 8 10 12 25 36 −11 34
12 Hapoel Nahlat Yehuda 30 6 15 9 24 31 −7 33
13 Tzeirei Jaffa 30 9 6 15 27 52 −25 33
14 Hapoel Yeruham 30 8 7 15 34 62 −28 31
15 Hapoel Kiryat Ono 30 7 7 16 27 41 −14 28 Relegated to Liga Bet
16 Hapoel Yehud 30 2 9 19 14 50 −36 15

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