Olim League week one review: October 5

October 8, 2013
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There were wins for Modiin, Real Jerusalem and Ashdod on the opening weekend of the Olim League season in Israel.

MODIIN 5 ATHLETICO 0
Strikes from Joni Reiner, Matan Kroizer, Aviad Kaufman (2) and Lanre Wajuv helped Modiin make a dream start to the campaign as they cruised to victory against Athletico.

Modiin co-manager Jamie Lazarus said: "We are very happy with the football we played tonight. It is great result for the lads. We have assembled a great squad and are confident we will achieve success this season."

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REAL JERUSALEM 6 JERUSALEM 4
The first Jerusalem derby of the season did not disappoint, with Real taking the honours in a 10-goal thriller.

Jerusalem's goals came through Lollu Hibbert (2), Amit and an own goal, but a goal in the final moments sealed the points for Real.

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ASHDOD 2 ENGLAND FC 1
Ashdod came from behind to claim an impressive win over highly-fancied England FC.

Roy Ben Zihou put England ahead, but strikes from Ashdod Elihav Chemouny and an 87th minute winner from Ofir sealed the points.

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OTHER RESULTS:
Jaffa 4 Raanana 5
Aviv City 1 MS Bambi 1

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OLIM TEAM OF THE WEEK
1. Iliyah Kovalov (Modiin)
2. Ilan Shmueli (Modiin)
3. Daan Baker (Aviv City)
4. Yoni Sarig (MS Bambi)
5. Gadi Itzchak (MS Bambi)
6. Alon Rachmin(Real Jerusalem)
7. Roy Zenou (England FC)
8. Elihav Chemouny (Ashdod)
9. Nati Hasson (Real Jerusalem)
10. Aviad Ben Meir (Raanana)
11. Leo Bronstein (Jaffa)
Manager: Jamie Lazarus/David Bruce (Modiin)

Last updated: 12:07pm, October 8 2013