Europe in Benjamin: Special cooperation between the council, Maccabi Tel Aviv and the Euroleague


For the first time, a special tournament will be held for Benjamin’s children under the auspices of the European Euroleague. Council Chairman Israel Ganz: “We continue in a partnership that only strengthens us all.”

The Binyamin Regional Council will continue its cooperation with the Maccabi Playtika Tel Aviv Basketball Club in 1951. As part of the project, which continues for the third year in a row, basketball schools are operating throughout the council, led by the sports department at Matans Binyamin. The council’s children will learn the basics of basketball along with professional and mental guidance from Maccabi Tel Aviv, entry to home games (subject to the approval of an audience during the Corona period) and visits by faculty and professional staff with an emphasis on joint training and meetings with the community.

In addition, this year the Benjamin and Maccabi Tel Aviv Council will hold a special tournament as part of the “Academic Euroleague” under the auspices of the official Euroleague league. The tournament takes place in 7 countries in Europe, in which groups of children in fourth grades compete.

The children will receive special costumes from the Euroleague when Benjamin was represented by 2 teams and the newcomer will even go on to the next stage. The tournament organizers even worked to allow Benjamin’s children to compete and host the tournament that was supposed to take place on Saturday, and it was moved to Friday.

Also, with the return of the crowd to the plots the cooperation where the residents of the council will receive will be renewed Tickets for Maccabi Tel Aviv’s league and Euroleague games. Tickets will be distributed every game between the outstanding children in the basketball departments, soldiers and reservists from across Benjamin.

The children of the Binyamin Basketball School accompany the Maccabi Tel Aviv players before the opening of the Euroleague game at the beginning of the year. Photo: Dovrat Binyamin

Doron Jamchi, VP of Marketing and Sales at Maccabi Tel Aviv: “I am really proud of the cooperation between the Binyamin Regional Council and the youth department of Maccabi Tel Aviv. Our activity in the periphery and in this case in Benjamin gives us great pleasure and we see this in the increase in numbers. I must mention the director of the youth department, Alon Ben Zaken, and the director of operations, Shiri Gold, who do extraordinary work there, and I welcome that. ”

The head of the Binyamin Regional Council, Israel Ganz: “I congratulate Maccabi Tel Aviv on continuing the partnership that only strengthens us all. The Corona crisis requires us to be creative and together with Maccabi gave the future generation the amazing Euroleague experience. In the year of the event, we have a significant floor in the field of sports with many successes in major industries, and I also look forward to the continuation of the trend and excellence among Benjamin’s athletes next year.
I thank the club’s chairman, Adv. Shimon Mizrahi, the great Doron Gamchi and the members of the sports department in Benjamin for the heartwarming cooperation. We all hope that soon we will return to the sports halls and the corona will disappear from us. Come on Maccabi! ”

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