Israel Heads to New York for Soccer Friendly Against Honduras

Coach Eli Guttman, who admitted that his team started the campaign in poor form, knows that the game against Honduras, ranked 50th in the world and coming off some impressive results of its own, will be no formality.

NEW YORK − For the first time in more than 35 years, the Israel national soccer team will play a friendly in New York Sunday night, squaring off against a strong Honduras side as part of its preparations for the upcoming World Cup matches.