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With the new Olim Football League beginning on Saturday night, we preview the new campaign ahead of the big kick-off, by looking at the 10 teams…

AVIV CITY FC

Manager: Uri Schneider

Home Pitch: Tel Aviv -Jaffa

Captain: Ariel Peretz

Kit Colour: Red

Previous trophies won: League Cup 2011/12

League Position 2012/13: 3rd

Star Players: Peter Emola (pictured), Remi, Alya, Daan Baker

Target for season: Top 2, or Cup

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RAANANA FC

Manager: Moshe Freedman

Home Pitch: Kadima

Captain: TBD

Kit Colour: White

Previous trophies won: None

League Position 2012/13:

Star Players: Aviad Ben Meir , Omri

Target for season: Win as many games as possible and have fun ;)

MODIIN

Managers: Jamie Lazarus and David Bruce

Home Pitch: Modiin, Shimshoni

Captain: Shared around the team

Kit Colour: Green

Previous trophies won: None

League Position 2012/13: 8th

Players in: Lanre, Itai,

Players out: None

Star Players: Omri

Target for season: To win the lot

 

ENGLAND FC

Managers: Terry Newman/ Motti Colman

Home Pitch: Jaffa

Captain: Tal Stern

Kit Colour: light blue

Previous trophies won: league champions

League Position 2012/13: 1

Players in: Omri, Gabi, Alex (GK), Beja, Jonny Shelmo

Players out: Josh Hantman

Star Players: Nick Plotnek (pictured)

Target for season: Double

Team Sponsor: http://isramarin.com/

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MS BAMBI

Manager: Yoni Sarig

Home Pitch: University (Tel Aviv)

Captain: Gadi Itzhak

Kit Colour: Black

Star Players: Ori Cabir (pictured), Ido Sacagiu, Aviv Zemer

Target for season: Double

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JERUSALEM

Manager: Management team of David Preston, Raffy Wreschner and Danny Newman

Home Pitch: Hapoel Katamon, Tzomet Pat, Jerusalem

Captain: Dan Kosky

Kit Colour: New Home Kit – Green – sponsored by http://www.101greatgoals.com; Away Kit – Yellow

Previous trophies won:  2011/12 – Olim League Champions; 2012/13 – League Cup Winners

League Position 2012/13: 4th

Players in: David Raber (pictured), Zack Lewis, Gavriel Krieger, Yitzi Hill and Aron Luftig (unattached)

Players out: Avi Korman (Hendon United A); Francisco Enrigue Salgado Jara (Real Jerusalem); Jose “Misa”  (Real Jerusalem); Jason Lurie (USA)

Star Players: Moishe Lewis, Eli Warner, Akiva Zniemer

Target for season: To win a trophy for the 3rd season in a row.

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REAL JERUSALEM

Managers: Francisco Salgado / Mario Gayán

Home Pitch: Modiin

Captain: Mario Gayán – Jacky Duek

Kit Colour:  White (H) / Blue (V)

Players in: Francisco Salgado, Mario Gayán, Andrés Gayán, Martin Levi, Akiva Luján, Eli Ifrah, David Baruch, Misael Garcia, Rubén Navarro, Jacky Duek, Meni Duek, Alon Rachmin, Nati Hasson, Yotam Levi, Asael Levin, Simón Lior, Yosef Cohen, Abraham

Players out: Star Players:  Mario Gayán, Jacky Duek, Meni Duek, Nati Hasson

Target for season: Win the League or Cup

ATHLETICO JERUSALEM

Manager: Daniel Tarlow

Home Pitch: Tzomet Pat, Jerusalem

Captain: Carlos Mazzini (pictured)

Kit Colour: Black/Yellow

Players in: Entire Team

Star Players:  Nati Fattel , Solomon, TJ, Carlos Mazzinni

Target for season: To develop our team, mid table finish

Team Sponsor: http://msaglobe.com/

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JAFFA

Manager: Simon Berkley

Home Pitch: Jaffa

Captain: Eyal Hoffman

Kit Colour: Orange

Previous trophies won: Cup 2011

League Position 2012/13: 2nd

Players in – Eli Bachar, Leo Bronstein, Noam Zimran, Diego Alaluf

Players out – Nic Schlagman, Diana Redman

Star players – Daniel Berekley (pictured holding trophy), Rani Madmon

Target for season – better last year’s finish.

Team Sponsor: http://www.stayatmyplace.co.il/

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ASHDOD

Manager: Yoel Ohuna

Home Pitch: Ashdod

Kit Colour: Red

League Position 2012/13: 5th

Target for season: Cup