Maccabi Bnot Ashdod (Hebrew: מכבי בנות אשדוד) is a professional women's basketball team based in Ashdod, playing in the Ligat Ha'al in Israel since 2003. It is the women's basketball division of the Maccabi Ashdod sports club.

מכבי בנות אשדוד
Maccabi Bnot Ashdod
מכבי בנות אשדוד Maccabi Bnot Ashdod logo
LeaguesEuroCup
Ligat Ha'al
State Cup
Founded1974
History1974–present
ArenaHaKiriya Arena
(capacity 2,200)
LocationAshdod, Israel
Team colorsYellow and Blue
   
PresidentIsrael Tali Krief
Head coachIsrael Shira Haelion
Websiteofficiel Site
The Cup and the Champion Plate (2011/12)

During 2009/10, the team reached the finals of the championship. But lost to A.S. Ramat-Hasharon 1–3. A year later (2010/11), the team reached the finals again, and lost to the team of Elitzur Ramla 0–3.

In 2011/12 season, the team participated in the EuroCup for the first time. Later Maccabi Bnot Ashdod won national Cup taking over A.S. Ramat-Hasharon in the final. At the end of the season Maccabi Bnot Ashdod for the first time won the Championship, completing the Double In the final series they won Elitzur Ramla 3–2.

Winner Cup edit

Early season 2009/10 the team won the "Winner Cup", after winning the set 82-84 Elitzur Ramla. Officially opening the tournament season, which was held at Kibbutz Yad Mordechai. American foreign Ashdod Natasha Lacy was selected for the finals MVP.

Honors and achievements edit

Domestic edit

  • Ligat Ha'al
    • Winners: 2011–12, 2013–14, 2014–15, 2015–16, 2016–17
    • Runners-up: 2009–10, 2010–11, 2012–13
  • Israeli Cup
    • Winners: 2011–12, 2012–13, 2015–16
  • Elizur Cup
    • Winners: 2010, 2014

International edit

Current roster edit

(as of March 2023)[1]

Note: Flags indicate national team eligibility at FIBA-sanctioned events. Players may hold other non-FIBA nationality not displayed.

Maccabi Bnot Ashdod roster
Players Coaches
Pos. No. Nat. Name Ht. Age
PG 1   Jakobsone, Ilze 1.68 m (5 ft 6 in) 29 – (1994-04-19)19 April 1994
SG 2   Hiedeman, Natisha 1.73 m (5 ft 8 in) 27 – (1997-02-10)10 February 1997
SG 3   Hagag, Daniel 1.70 m (5 ft 7 in) 31 – (1992-08-01)1 August 1992
PF 4   Sahar, Tal 1.82 m (6 ft 0 in) 26 – (1997-03-31)31 March 1997
C 5   Cohen, Alexandra 1.96 m (6 ft 5 in) 30 – (1993-06-07)7 June 1993
SG 6   Dayan, May 1.70 m (5 ft 7 in) 29 – (1994-05-14)14 May 1994
C 8   Cambage, Liz 2.06 m (6 ft 9 in) 32 – (1991-08-18)18 August 1991
PF 13   Edelman, Drew 1.93 m (6 ft 4 in) 28 – (1995-04-25)25 April 1995
PG 15   Osigwe, Joy 1.70 m (5 ft 7 in) 20 – (2003-06-26)26 June 2003
C 21   Brown, Kalani 1.95 m (6 ft 5 in) 26 – (1997-03-21)21 March 1997
SG 32   Walker, Shatori 1.80 m (5 ft 11 in) 28 – (1995-05-18)18 May 1995
PG 40   Yizchaki, Yaara 1.69 m (5 ft 7 in) 25 – (1998-08-27)27 August 1998
Head coach
Assistant coach(es)

Legend
  • (C) Team captain
  •   Injured

Updated: 1 March 2023

Former players edit

See also edit

References edit

  1. ^ FIBA Europe
  2. ^ "Tiffany Jackson basketball profile". EuroBasket. Retrieved October 5, 2022.