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In the association of evaluators: there is a slight chance that Eran Zahavi will return to the Israeli national team - voila! sport


The chairman Shino Zoertz would like to see the star wear the national uniform again, but after failing to compromise, he does not intend to intervene again

The Israel national team's journey ahead of the opening of the Euro 2024 qualifiers (Photo: Shlomi Gabbai | Video editing: Nir Chen)

Officials in the Israel Football Federation and the Israel national team estimated this morning (Thursday) that the chances of Eran Zahavi returning to the national uniform for the next gathering are slim.

The Chairman of the Football Association, Shino Zoertz, would like to see the Maccabi Tel Aviv star in the national team, and to that end he worked before the gathering that ended and even came to the player's home, but it is very doubtful if he will again agree to try and compromise, after the striker did not get along with professional manager Yossi Banyon and coach Alon Hazan.

"The statements of such and such people about Eran's place in the Israeli national team are understandable," said an official in the football association this morning.

"Shino Zoertz, Yossi Banyon and Alon Hazan also thought he should be on the team, but they also thought he should accept the new rules that were established. As soon as Eran did not accept the new conditions, it was impossible to find a way to settle the issue and that should not change."

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He increased and said a factor in the football association with the team's return yesterday from Switzerland, that even if Zahavi now accepts the terms of the room and even turns on his own initiative to Banyon and Hazan and asks to return for the continuation of the Euro campaign, there is great doubt if they will agree.

At the same time, it is clear to many in the association and the national team that Zavi is still the number one Israeli striker and when there are still three months left for the games against Belarus and Andorra, it is impossible to rule out any scenario.

Even if Zahavi had turned away, it is doubtful if they would have agreed.

Benion and Cantor (Photo: Barney Ardov)

The national team players dispersed yesterday after the pair of games against Kosovo and Switzerland, and one of the conclusions from the last gathering is that it will be very difficult to achieve the goal, if the key players do not arrive at the games in good personal shape.

"Players have periods in the season. We got top players in the team when they are not in a good time," said those around the team.

"Along with them were also the injuries of Liel Abda and Shawn Goldberg, so everything started with the left leg."

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  • Israel national football team

  • Eran Zehavi

Source: walla

All sports articles on 2023-03-30

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