Israel national American football team
|Colors||Blue and White|
|Head coach||Yonah Mishaan|
|Defensive Coordinator||Lewis Henry Esler Duker|
|General manager||Neria Granevich|
The first international American football game played by Israel was played 17 May 2012 in Baptist village near Petah Tikva, when the Israeli national team met Maranatha Baptist Bible College. For Israeli players it was first ever game on 100 yards field in 11 players team. In the IFL American football is played on 60 yard fields by 9 player teams (in 2012, the IFL played with 8 player teams). The game finished with a 49 - 6 Maranatha win.
Current playing squadEdit
This section needs to be updated.February 2017)(
|2015 Israel National American Football Team Playing Squad (vs Spain)|
European Championship of American footballEdit
2018 European ChampionshipEdit
The first official game in EFAF competitions took place on 30 August 2015 in Madrid. The opponents was Spain from EFAF C Group European Championship. As a new entry Israel could earn its way into Group B. Israel won the game 28-20.
Israel then played in the four team Group B European Championship in Italy in September 2016 with the winner of the four team tournament eligible for another qualifying round against either Denmark or Sweden, the sixth and fifth place of the 2014 championship respectively, to the A Championship then planned to be held in Germany in 2018.
The Israel delegation of 45 players and 18 coaches was the largest ever Israeli delegation sent international for a single sport competition.
|30 August 2015||Spain||Prado de Santo Domingo, Madrid, ESP||28 - 20||EFAF European Championship Qualifier for Group B||Win||Dani Eastman |
|02 September 2016||Italy||Lignano Sabbiadoro, ITA||10 - 40||EFAF European Championship Group B Semifinal||Loss|
|04 September 2016||Switzerland||Lignano Sabbiadoro, ITA||0 - 51||EFAF European Championship Group B third place match||Loss|
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