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  Adar II 13, 5772 , 05/04/12

Netanyahu Congratulates Israeli Soccer Champions

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu invited the winners of the Premier League championship Ironi Kiryat Shemona to his office on Wednesday. The players along with coach Ran Ben Shimon and team owner Izzie Sheratzky were congratulated on their win, the first ever for the team.

Ironi Kiryat Shemona's game against past champions Hapoel Tel Aviv was 0-0 on Monday night. The team was formed in 2000. Kiriyat Shemona is a small city on the northern edge of Israel near the border with Lebanon.

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