SPORT IN BRIEF

The Jewish Chronicle - - SPORT -

FOOT­BALL Elisha Levy, man­ager of Bnei Sakhnin, will be in charge at Mac­cabi Haifa next sea­son. He will re­place Ronny Levy who is ex­pected to take over from Guy Levy as boss of Is­rael Un­der 21s. Mac­cabi TA's Nir Levin is ex­pected to be­come Bnei Sakhnin's new boss.

FOOT­BALL On-loan Chelsea striker Ben Sa­har, 18, scored his sec­ond goal for Cham­pi­onship strug­glers Sh­effield Wed­nes­day in the 1-1 draw at Scun­thorpe United. The Owls have re­fused a re­quest from the Is­raeli FA to re­lease the striker for the Uefa Un­der 19 semi-fi­nal against Nor­way at the end of the month.

KICK­BOX­ING Aus­tralian Dylan Res­nekov claimed his maiden na­tional Muay Thai cham­pi­onship af­ter win­ning the World Kick­box­ing As­so­ci­a­tion (WBA) Aus­tralian 61kilo­gramme di­vi­sion ti­tle. ROLLER­SKAT­ING At­lanta Beck took sil­ver at the Bri­tish Na­tional Roller­skat­ing Cham­pi­onship in Le­ices­ter. The 11-year-old will take part in her first in­ter­na­tional in May and has been se­lected to rep­re­sent GB at the Cup of Europe in Italy in Oc­to­ber. TEN­NIS Is­raeli ten­nis star Dudi Sela climbed to 59 in the ATP rank­ings af­ter reach­ing the third round of the Mi­ami Masters cham­pi­onships last week.

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