Roster, Schedule announced for Zombies Cup

NETANYA, ISRAEL — Barak Netanya LC, the first Israeli club to participate in the Zombies Cup, has announced their roster and schedule for their March 31-April 2, 2017 slate at FC “BASK” in Belgrade, Serbia.

The “Lightning” will see pool play action against clubs from Austria (Vienna Monarchs), Bulgaria (Khans), and Slovenia (Olimpija). The top two finishers will advance to the Championship semifinals.

Competing in the tournament in the opposite fixture are clubs from Italy (Bocconi Pellicani), Russia (Hero City), the host Belgrade Zombies and a mixed Serbian team. The Russians are the defending champions, while Bocconi Pellicani won the title in 2015.

1 M Ron Bentura Netanya, Israel
4 D Harel Ben Harush Netanya, Israel
8 M Dor Ben Or Netanya, Israel
11 M Yakir Yosef Netanya, Israel
15 G Eric Fischer Be’er Sheva, Israel
26 M Lidor Ashtamkar Ramle, Israel
28 F Alon Bechor Ashdod, Israel
31 M Itay Pekar Ashkelon, Israel
51 F Mor Cohen Tel Aviv, Israel
55 M Ronel Yefrach Sderot, Israel
60 D Bar Yahalom Netanya, Israel
69 M Ori Bar David Netanya, Israel

Me’et Machleef: Jack Kane, Jacob Silberlicht

Barak Netanya head coach Jack Kane (D) as well as Jacob Silberlicht (M) will be manning the sidelines, and are eligible to hit the turf for the otherwise young squad if circumstances dictate.

Friday, March 31st
3:50 PM – Barak Netanya vs Vienna Monarchs
7:10 PM – Barak Netanya vs Olimpija LC

Saturday, April 1st
1:20 PM – Barak Netanya vs Bulgarian Khans

Fixtures for the remainder of the tournament will be released following pool play on Saturday. Final placement games will be held on Sunday.