2008–09 Liga Gimel

The 2008–09 Liga Gimel season saw 83 clubs competing in 6 regional divisions for promotion to Liga Bet. This was the last season that Liga Gimel was the sixth tier in the Israeli football league system, a position it held since 1998–99.

At the end of the season, due to the league system restructuring, two clubs from each division were promoted to Liga Bet.

Upper Galilee DivisionEdit

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Promotion
1 Ihud Bnei Majd al-Krum 20 13 4 3 57 22 +35 43 Promoted to Liga Bet
2 Maccabi Acre 20 12 5 3 45 22 +23 41
3 Bnei Maghar 20 11 4 5 29 22 +7 37
4 Maccabi Bnei Nahf 20 11 4 5 31 17 +14 36[a]
5 F.C. Bnei Arraba 20 9 1 10 46 37 +9 28
6 Maccabi Ein Mahil 20 8 4 8 39 31 +8 28
7 Hapoel Bnei Bi'ina 20 6 4 10 24 41 −17 22
8 Ironi Bnei Kabul 20 5 7 8 34 33 +1 19[b]
9 Hapoel Shefa-'Amr 20 5 4 11 24 38 −14 19
10 Beitar F.C. Tabash 20 4 6 10 17 35 −18 17[a]
11 F.C. Otzma Bnei Yarka 20 4 1 15 25 73 −48 11[c]
Source:[citation needed]
Notes:
  1. ^ a b 1 point deducted.
  2. ^ 3 points deducted.
  3. ^ 2 points deducted.

Hapoel Jatt Yanuh HaGlilit, Hapoel Hatzor and Maccabi Kafr Yasif all registered to play in the division, but withdrew before playing a single match.

Jezreel DivisionEdit

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Promotion
1 Maccabi Ahi Iksal 24 21 2 1 93 16 +77 65 Promoted to Liga Bet
2 Hapoel Bnei Musmus 24 18 5 1 82 23 +59 59
3 Maccabi Nazareth Illit 24 17 5 2 56 22 +34 56
4 F.C. Kfar Kama 24 16 2 6 55 28 +27 50
5 F.C. Daburiyya 24 12 3 9 48 45 +3 39
6 Hapoel al-Ittihad Nazareth 24 10 4 10 54 41 +13 34
7 Hapoel Bnei Nazareth 24 9 5 10 44 39 +5 32
8 Beitar Afula 24 5 10 9 44 35 +9 25
9 Beitar Umm al-Fahm 24 7 6 11 36 42 −6 24[a]
10 Maccabi Bnei Ilut 24 7 4 13 47 54 −7 18[b]
11 Hapoel Ka'abiyye 24 4 2 18 33 91 −58 14
12 Hapoel Manshiya Zabda 24 2 3 19 19 99 −80 9
13 Beitar el-Amal Nazareth 24 2 1 21 37 113 −76 6[c]
Source:[citation needed]
Notes:
  1. ^ 3 points deducted.
  2. ^ 7 points deducted.
  3. ^ 1 point deducted.

Hapoel Muawiya registered to play in the division, but withdrew before playing a single match.

Samaria DivisionEdit

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Promotion
1 Maccabi Or Akiva 24 21 2 1 101 9 +92 65 Promoted to Liga Bet
2 Hapoel Bnei Jisr az-Zarqa 24 21 0 3 88 21 +67 63
3 Maccabi Daliyat al-Karmel 24 17 2 5 64 28 +36 53
4 Hapoel Spartak Haifa 24 14 1 9 61 44 +17 43
5 Maccabi Neve Sha'anan 24 12 1 11 41 35 +6 37
6 Hapoel Bnei Zemer 24 9 6 9 41 57 −16 33
7 Hapoel Yokneam 24 9 4 11 45 48 −3 31
8 Hapoel Tel Hanan 24 9 5 10 41 46 −5 31[a]
9 Beitar Pardes Hanna 24 10 2 12 47 63 −16 30[b]
10 F.C. Kiryat Yam 24 7 6 11 38 56 −18 27
11 Maccabi Jisr az-Zarqa 24 7 4 13 34 40 −6 25
12 Maccabi Fureidis 24 2 3 19 22 79 −57 9
13 Beitar Hadera 24 0 0 24 31 128 −97 0
Source:[citation needed]
Notes:
  1. ^ 1 point deducted.
  2. ^ 2 points deducted.

Sharon DivisionEdit

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Promotion
1 Beitar Petah Tikva 30 25 0 5 115 26 +89 75 Promoted to Liga Bet
2 Hapoel Bik'at HaYarden 30 24 2 4 105 20 +85 73[a]
3 Ironi Ariel 30 23 3 4 86 25 +61 72
4 F.C. Bnei Ra'anana 30 18 5 7 105 61 +44 59
5 F.C. Tzeirei Tayibe 30 17 5 8 65 31 +34 56
6 Ahva Tayibe 30 16 7 7 67 46 +21 55
7 F.C. Tel Mond 30 16 4 10 92 64 +28 52
8 Maccabi Bnei Jaljulia 30 14 7 9 56 34 +22 47[b]
9 Hapoel Aliyah Kfar Saba 30 14 5 11 85 62 +23 45[b]
10 F.C. Bnei Qalansawe 30 11 1 18 60 89 −29 34
11 F.C. Tira 30 8 4 18 69 79 −10 28
12 Beitar Nes Tubruk 30 7 3 20 50 135 −85 24
13 Beitar Ironi Ariel 30 5 6 19 45 86 −41 21
14 Hapoel Kafr Qasim Shouaa 30 7 1 22 41 89 −48 20[b]
15 Hapoel Kafr Bara 30 4 4 22 28 94 −66 16
16 Beitar Oranit 30 1 3 26 13 151 −138 5[a]
Source:[citation needed]
Notes:
  1. ^ a b 1 point deducted.
  2. ^ a b c 2 points deducted.

Tel Aviv DivisionEdit

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Promotion
1 Maccabi Kabilio Jaffa 30 27 2 1 152 9 +143 83 Promoted to Liga Bet
2 Hapoel Kiryat Ono 30 25 1 4 108 25 +83 76
3 Bnei Yehud 30 22 4 4 91 28 +63 70
4 Ironi Beit Dagan 30 19 6 5 84 38 +46 63
5 Gadna Tel Aviv 30 16 6 8 82 41 +41 54
6 Hapoel Neve Golan 30 15 7 8 76 61 +15 52
7 Elitzur Jaffa Tel Aviv 30 15 3 12 79 48 +31 48
8 Hapoel Oranit 30 15 2 13 68 59 +9 47
9 Hapoel Kiryat Shalom 30 12 3 15 72 74 −2 39
10 A.S. Holon 30 12 0 18 55 95 −40 36
11 Brit Sport Ma'of 30 10 4 16 58 88 −30 34
12 Maccabi Dynamo Holon 30 10 1 19 53 83 −30 27[a]
13 Hapoel Ironi Yehud 30 7 4 19 74 106 −32 22[b]
14 Elitzur Yehud 30 6 4 20 50 97 −47 22
15 Beitar Ezra 30 3 3 24 43 126 −83 12
16 Hapoel Ramla 30 1 0 29 30 197 −167 −4[c]
Source:[citation needed]
Notes:
  1. ^ 4 points deducted.
  2. ^ 3 points deducted.
  3. ^ 7 points deducted.

Central DivisionEdit

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification
1 F.C. Kiryat Gat 26 18 5 3 87 26 +61 59 Promotion play-offs
2 Hapoel Rahat 26 18 5 3 73 35 +38 59
3 Bnei Yichalel Rehovot 26 18 5 3 56 21 +35 59
4 Tzeirei Al-Huzeil 26 12 8 6 63 35 +28 42[a]
5 Beitar Ashkelon 26 11 6 9 69 45 +24 39
6 Beitar Jaffa 26 11 5 10 47 59 −12 38
7 Hapoel Matzliah 26 10 6 10 41 49 −8 36
8 Ironi Beit Shemesh 26 10 4 12 45 49 −4 34
9 Hapoel Hura 26 9 5 12 46 61 −15 32
10 Maccabi Rehovot 26 7 7 12 23 35 −12 28
11 Maccabi Segev Shalom 26 7 4 15 37 59 −22 25
12 Hapoel Tel Sheva 26 6 6 14 40 55 −15 24
13 Hapoel Bnei Beit Safafa 26 4 7 15 33 67 −34 19
14 F.C. Rishon LeZion 26 3 3 20 32 96 −64 12
Source:[citation needed]
Notes:
  1. ^ 2 points deducted.

Promotion Play-offsEdit

As F.C. Kiryat Gat, Hapoel Rahat and Bnei Yichalel Rehovot finished level on points, the three clubs played a promotion play-offs to determine the league winner and the promoting clubs to Liga Bet.

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Promotion
1 F.C. Kiryat Gat 2 2 0 0 6 2 +4 6 Promoted to Liga Bet.
2 Hapoel Rahat 2 1 0 1 4 4 0 3
3 Bnei Yichalel Rehovot 2 0 0 2 3 6 −3 0

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