Basketball Not Luzon This Time, but Still Infuriating

The postponement of Maccabi Haifa’s game against Jerusalem went unnoticed but was scandalous, amateurish and damaged the league.

Israeli sports journalists focused throughout the weekend on the usual suspects. Yes, the Israel Football Association and its chairman Avi Luzon were once again held responsible, together with Beitar Jerusalem’s owner Eli Tabib, for the strange conduct that eventually led to the postponement of Beitar’s soccer encounter with Bnei Sakhnin, which was eventually held on Tuesday and resulted in a 0-0 draw.