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        2/7/2014, Adar 7, 5774

      Peres Hands Cup to Maccabi Tel Aviv


      President Shimon Peres gave the basketball championship cup to Maccabi Tel Aviv on Thursday evening, after the team beat Hapoel Eilat at Nokia Arena.

      Peres said after the game, “Following a hesitant start, Maccabi Tel Aviv took the lead, but the Eilat players did not despair and the game became intense in the second half. I enjoyed the game, and especially enjoyed the fans who cheered on the team throughout the game. Congratulations to Maccabi Tel Aviv on their win.”