The Athena Winner Women’s Basketball League will open the 2020-2021 season tomorrow (Sunday) after the season-opening tournament that marked the fight against violence against women ended successfully last week. The first round games, which will be played on Monday, will open tomorrow (Sunday) with the main game that will bring together Elitzur Neve David Ramla and Hapoel Rishon LeZion.
Elitzur Neve David Ramla – Hapoel Rishon LeZion (Sunday, 19:00, live broadcast on SPORT5 +)
The team of the top coach Shira comes to the game after winning the season opener and with Tiffany Mitchell, who finished with 31 points and 11 rebounds in the final game of the tournament, against the champion, Maccabi Urbani Ramat Gan. Alongside Mitchell, quality actresses such as Alison Hightower, Naama Shapir, Benija Laney and Alex Cohen.
Rishon Lezion, under the guidance of coach Ziv Erez, will play for captain Chelsea Nelson, who continued for another season with the team and showed great ability in the season-opening tournament where she issued 28 points and 9 rebounds against Elitzur Holon.
Herzliya girls – Maccabi Ben Ashdod girls
The Herzliya girls with the new coach Daniel Gutt and a young and new staff will host the team of coach Gilad Katz, which includes Kadija Kiev, Daniel Adams and Alexis Patterson. The priority for the team from Ashdod.
Maccabi Haifa – Maccabi Urban Ramat Gan (18:00)
Coach Omri Zirlin’s team hosts the champion from Ramat Gan for the season opener. Not an easy task for: Paris Key, Shahad Aboud, Courtney Douglas, Britney Braver and Noor Kiuf who will host Alex Harden, Eden Rotberg, Kayla Hillsman, Tal Lev, Natasha Heidman and Madison Sha.
Elitzur Holon – Hapoel Petach Tikva
An intriguing meeting between the teams of coaches Roi Eisenberg (Holon) and Gil Sela (Petah Tikva). Holon with a quality squad that includes Shea Kelly, Chelsea Hopkins who is recovering from an ankle sprain and Sequoia Holmes will host Petah Tikva who will come up with a new team with Kayla Charles, Kristin Simon, Josulin Willoughby, Tal Sahar, and Daniel Hajjaj.
ace. Ramat Hasharon – Maccabi Raanana
Ramat Hasharon opens a new season with a new and young squad, including Daniel Karsh, Gaia Celes, Miriam Hanun and foreigners Jackie Young, Alina Coates, who scored first points in the season-opening tournament. Raanana with coach Liron Sharaf on the lines, opens a season with foreigners Joiner Holmes, Kayla Davis and Taylor Emery and with Tzlil and Tori, Rotem Schuster, Noa Givon and Jordan Gerzon.