Bearing Israel’s flag

The Women’s American Football in Israel team is hoping to win the Flag Football World Championship in Jerusalem.

June 26, 2014 10:41
Football World Championship

With 29 teams from 20 countries set to participate in the Flag Football World Championship, it will be the largest world championships held in Israel in any sport. (photo credit: NERIA GRANEVICH)

It all started 10 years ago, with a few teenage girls throwing a ball back and forth on the sidelines of a football pitch.

Later this summer, some of those girls and the Israeli national team they helped found will look to become the flag football world champions in Jerusalem.


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