The Israeli men and women teams advanced through to opening stage of the European Flag Football Championship underway in Madrid, Spain.
The men are in group “A” of the 13 team men’s tournament and finished in third place out of five team and advanced to the final eight quarter final where they will likely meet Italy on Sunday morning for the right to play in the final four medals round.
The women played each of the other 8 teams in the single group tournament with the six best finishers advancing to the final stage. The top two teams Austria and France will get a buy. Israel finished fourth and will play either Spain or Italy for the right to play in the final-four medals round.