Celtic boss praises ‘wonderful Israel’

Celtic boss praises ‘wonderful Israel’

Brendan Rodgers hails 'wonderful country' following his side's Champions League win over Hapoel Be'er Sheva.

Andrew Sherwood is the Jewish News Sport and Community Editor

Celtic manager Brendan Rodgers spoke glowingly about Hapoel Be’er Sheva and Israel in his post-match press conference.

He said: “On behalf of the players, the people of Celtic and Scotland, Israel’s been fantastic for us. We came out here on Sunday, and [from[ the hotel, the staff, we’ve been very, very warmly received.

“The atmosphere at the game was amazing, obviously, one team has to lose, but you have a wonderful team here, a wonderful country and we thank you very much for receiving us.”

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