Police: Soccer-related violence down, basketball league incidents up

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February 25, 2009 16:13

A significant drop in soccer-related violence has been discerned by police, Israel Police Operations Branch Chief, Cmdr. Bentzi Sao, said during a meeting held with Israel Football Association heads to assess the first half of the 2008/2009 season. Sao added however that recent months had been marked by an increase in violent incidents in basketball games.


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