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Israel Cancels Top Soccer League Matches Over Violence

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Kiryat Eliezer Stadium in Haifa, Israel during a soccer match. Photo: wiki commons.

Times of Israel/AP – The head of Israel’s football association called off matches in the top two divisions over the weekend following another episode on Friday of mounting on-field violence.

Israel Football Association chief Avi Luzon canceled Saturday’s Premier League and National League games after players brawled at the end of a match between Hapoel Ramat Gan and Bnei Lod.

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