AFI opens 19th season

October 10, 2007 05:37


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The 2007/08 season of American Football in Israel officially got under way Saturday night at Kraft Family Stadium in Jerusalem as AFI President Steve Leibowitz welcomed Yair Shem Tov, the owner of new men's contact league sponsor Moshiko, right before kickoff. Derech Etz Chaim defeated Big Blue 12-7 in the first game of their doubleheader, while Orli Print topped Tov Pizza 14-7. However, the two perennial Holy Land Bowl contenders turned the tables in the second game of their doubleheaders as Big Blue beat DEC 20-13, and Tov Pizza recorded a 13-6 victory over Orli. In the only doubleheader sweep of the night, Magen Av defeated Karelitz 6-0 and 14-12. Magen Av reached the Terem Bowl semifinals last year, where it lost to eventual Terem Bowl champions BL&L Ligers. A lot of Karelitz players, many of whom are now serving in the army, also reached the Terem Bowl semifinals last year as Pallorium. In the other two matchups Saturday night, it was: Jerry's Kids 13, Holy Bagel 6 and Holy Bagel 13, Jerry's Kids 7; and Simcha Gitelis 20, Joe's Eagles 13 and Joe's Eagles 13, Simcha Gitelis 0.

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