Gold is the target for GB U18s at Maccabiah Games

Simon Zamet believes Team Maccabi GB’S under-18 Boys Football team are well-equipped to challenge for honours at the 20th Maccabiah Games in Israel.


Zamet will be assisted by Ricky Lawrence at next month’s competition, with the management team completed by the experienced Adam Fegan.

The trio experienced mixed fortunes at the European Maccabi Games in Berlin two years ago, but Zamet believes their memories will stand them in good stead in Haifa.

Zamet said: “We’re very pleased with our team and feel we have a good mix of players who are starting to gel both on and off the pitch.

“We've managed to keep a lot of the boys who won gold in Berlin and have also unearthing some gems from elsewhere."

Lawrence insists the squad go to Israel with a winning mentality. “We are going out there to win,” he said.

“Adam and I have both won gold in a Maccabiah or European Games before and Simon badly wants to upgrade on his silver medal that he picked up in Berlin.

“The excitement is building and the boys cannot wait to get out there.

“It's going to be an incredible experience for all of us.”

Fegan has enjoyed great success as a coach, working at Wingate & Finchley and in the MGBSFL. He commented: “We have hammered home the point to our squad what an incredible two weeks they are going to have in Israel.

“Even more so, what an honour it is to represent their country and community and to carry themselves with pride.”

“The management team are just as excited,” he said, “and we know we have to prepare the squad correctly to make it the best possible Games in every aspect, both on and off the pitch.”


Shaun Levine

Harry Margolis

Daniel Lewis-Green

Nathan Anders

Kieran Beech

Benjamin Case

Jamie Cohen

Daniel Creese

Jordan Green

Jayden Huglin

Callum Lee

Joe Leslie

Jack Mattey

Michael Perkins

Reuben Rabstein

Alexander Randall

Joshua Shack

Tyler Smith

Manager: Simon Zamet    

Assistant Manager: Ricky Lawrence

Coach: Adam Fegan

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