Prime Minister Ehud Olmert congratulates Hapoel on cup victory

olmert hapoel 224 (photo credit: Moshe Milner / GPO)
olmert hapoel 224
(photo credit: Moshe Milner / GPO)
Prime Minister Ehud Olmert on Monday hosted in his office the players, trainers and management of Hapoel Jerusalem to congratulate them on their recent basketball State Cup victory over Maccabi Tel Aviv. After talking with the team the prime minister told them he admired their fighting spirit and the special atmosphere that surrounds Hapoel and their supporters, saying there are few teams in Israel that are so respected. The prime minister added that Hapoel have changed the face of Israeli basketball and opened the door for other teams to follow suit.