Maccabi Tel Aviv will continue its playoff journey tomorrow (Tuesday) and meet the champions Hapoel Holon in the first game of the playoff semi-final series at the Menora Mivtachim Arena.
The day the Yellows completed their final training session for the match. Wade Baldwin, who did not take part in the playoff final series against Hapoel Be'er Sheva/Dimona, took part in the final training session and is expected to take part in the matchup.
Maccabi Tel Aviv coach Oded Katsch spoke ahead of the match: "Wade had his first contact training session yesterday and today he will train a little more. He'll play tomorrow." On the importance of home advantage in a short best-of-3 series, Ketch said: "Best-of-3 makes every game more critical, Basconia for example lost at home this week. You have to come at the height of vigilance. You have to come at the peak of readiness and alertness, almost like a knockout, an attitude of you have to win."
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"The most important league right now. We don't want to lose the championship, it's our challenge to get the message across to the players and them to understand. It's not easy, but we have to understand that contrary to the usual feelings and expectations for me, if we manage to take a championship it will be a great achievement."
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