Israel national team tour of Southern Africa 1954

 3-Apr-54 Southern Transvaal  1-1  Israel   [HT 1-0]
            [Wally Warren 11' / Yehoshua Glazer 68']
            [Rand Stadium, Johannesburg; att: 20000]
            [S.Transvaal: Doug Rudham; Ben Machanik, Morris Jacobson; Laurie Mitchell, Alan Carroll [c], Cliff Jacques;
                          Ron Montgomery, Wally Warren, Charlie Hurly, Gordon Falconer, Les Fourie.  Coach: Alf Boyd (Scotland).]
            [Israel: Yaacov Hodorov; David Schweitzer, Moshe Litvak; Asher Blut, Itzhak Schneor, Eli Fuchs [c] (Israel Ben-Dror 41');
                     Shmuel 'Papo' Israeli, Yosef Goldstein, Avraham Ginzburg (Rehavia Rosenbaum 41'), Yosef Mirmovich, Yehoshua Glazer.]
            [Referee: Bill Stewart.]

 6-Apr-54 Western Province  4-7  Israel   [HT 3-4]
            [E.Ackerberg 2' 5' 75', Arthur Roos 12' pen / Yehoshua Glazer 15' 30' 45' 50' 77', Yosef Mirmovich 24', Israel Ben-Dror 26']
            [Hartleyvale, Cape Town; att: 10000]
            [W.Province: A.Wrensch; Clarrie Meeser, John Hastie; Ken O'Linn, L.Stephens, Stan Smith;
                         R.Jackson, I.Goodall, E.Ackerberg, Ken 'Polly' Kirsten [c], Arthur Roos.  Coach Dirk Kemp.]
            [Israel: Yaacov Hodorov; David Schweitzer, Moshe Litvak; Asher Blut, Itzhak Schneor [c], Israel Ben-Dror;
                     Shmuel 'Papo' Israeli, Yosef Goldstein, Yehoshua Glazer, Rehavia Rosenbaum, Yosef Mirmovich.]
            [Referee: Raymond.]

10-Apr-54 Eastern Province  0-2  Israel   [HT 0-1]
            [Yehoshua Glazer 4', Yosef Mirmovich 73' pen]
            [Westbourne Oval, Port Elizabeth; att: 2000]
            [E.Province: Cliff Rudman; Terry Dunn, Aubrey Grobler; Hymie Berelowitz [c], D.Schouw, Glen Feltham;
                         E.Reid-Ross, Rowan Grebe, Fred Bentley, Alf Birch, R.van Rensburg (Fairley 30').]
            [Israel: Avraham Bendori; David Schweitzer, Hanoch Mordechovich; Asher Blut, Itzhak Schneor [c], Israel Ben-Dror;
                     Shmuel 'Papo' Israeli, Yehoshua Glazer, Yosef Goldstein, Rehavia Rosenbaum, Avraham Ginzburg (Yosef Mirmovitch 41').]
            [Referee: Jack Swynenburg.]

14-Apr-54 Border  1-10  Israel   [HT 0-6]
            [Jimmy Vorster 60' pen / Itzhak Schneor 4' pen, Yosef Goldstein 15', Rehavia Rosenbaum 16' 66', Moshe Litvak 17',
                                     Eli Fuchs 22' pen, Yehoshua Glazer 37' 58', Amnon Carmeli 62', Shmuel 'Papo' Israeli 77']
            [Jan Smuts Ground, East London; att: 2500]
            [Border: Trevor Johnson; Jack Berry, M.Sanderson; Bob Rogers, Ivor Johnson [c], Jimmy Petzer;
                     D.Herschel, Karl Petzer, Jimmy Vorster, Arthur Wienand, Peter Human.]
            [Israel: Avraham Bendori; David Schweitzer, Israel Ben-Dror; Asher Blut, Itzhak Schneor [c], Eli Fuchs (Shmuel 'Papo' Israeli 26');
                     Amnon Carmeli, Yosef Goldstein, Yehoshua Glazer, Rehavia Rosenbaum, Moshe Litvak.]

17-Apr-54 Natal  1-1  Israel   [HT 0-1]
            [Brian Gibson ~60' pen / Yosef Mirmovich 26' pen]
            [Kingsmead, Durban; att: 16000]
            [Natal: Arthur Lightening; Cecil Glenn, Lionel 'Lefty' Pitout; Malcolm Rufus, Harry Miller, Ross Dow [c];
                    Dan Le Roux, Brian Gibson, Cliff Honneysett, Brian Peterson, Martin Deetlifs.  Coach: Charles 'Topper' Brown (England).]
            [Israel: Yaacov Hodorov; David Schweitzer, Moshe Litvak; Asher Blut, Itzhak Schneor [c], Israel Ben-Dror;
                     Shmuel 'Papo' Israeli, Yosef Goldstein, Yehoshua Glazer, Rehavia Rosenbaum, Yosef Mirmovich.]
            [Referee: M.L.De Jager.]

21-Apr-54 Southern Transvaal  0-1  Israel   [HT 0-1]
            [Yosef Mirmovich 15']
            [Rand Stadium, Johannesburg; att: 14000]
            [S.Transvaal: Doug Rudham; Laurie Mitchell, Morris Jacobson; Hymie Kloner, Alan Carroll [c], Cliff Jacques;
                          Ron Montgomery, Tom Botha, Charlie Hurly, Gordon Falconer, Shamai Albert.  Coach: Alf Boyd (Scotland).]
            [Israel: Yaacov Hodorov; David Schweitzer, Moshe Litvak; Asher Blut, Itzhak Schneor [c], Israel Ben-Dror;
                     Shmuel 'Papo' Israeli, Yosef Goldstein, Yehoshua Glazer, Rehavia Rosenbaum, Yosef Mirmovich.]

25-Apr-54 Lourenšo Marques XI  0-2  Israel   [HT 0-0]
            [Yehoshua Glazer 52' 54']
            [Campo Engenheiro Freitas e Costa, Lourenšo Marques; att: 6000]
            [L.Marques included: Onofre, Coelho, Campelo; Senra, Lage [c], Ilidio Silva, Veiga.]
            [Israel: Avraham Bendori; David Schweitzer, Moshe Litvak; Asher Blut, Itzhak Schneor [c], Israel Ben-Dror;
                     Amnon Carmeli, Yosef Goldstein, Avraham Ginzburg, Rehavia Rosenbaum, Yehoshua Glazer.]
            [Referee: Goia or Joia.]
            [Notes: Blut was sent off at 25' but the referee rescinded his decision after persuasion by Lage.
                    Bendori saved a penalty from Lage at 85'.  Variations of the minutes were reported in different sources.]

 1-May-54 South Africa  2-1  Israel   [HT 1-1]
            [Wally Warren 40', Arthur Roos 53' / Yehoshua Glazer 42']
            [Rand Stadium, Johannesburg; att: 22000]
            [S.Africa: Doug Rudham; Laurie Mitchell, Morris Jacobson; Neil Turner, Alan Carroll [c], Cliff Jacques;
                       Dan Le Roux, Wally Warren, Charlie Hurly, Brian Gibson, Arthur Roos.]
            [Israel: Yaacov Hodorov; David Schweitzer, Moshe Litvak; Asher Blut, Itzhak Schneor [c], Israel Ben-Dror;
                     Shmuel 'Papo' Israeli, Yosef Goldstein, Yehoshua Glazer, Rehavia Rosenbaum, Yosef Mirmovich.]
            [Referee: H.Lewis.]

 3-May-54 Northern Rhodesia  0-0  Israel
            [Scrivener Stadium (Nkana), Kitwe; att: 4000]
            [N.Rhodesia: Adsetts; Spires [c], Beard; Vic Radford, MacCrae, Tony Carew;
                         Dobeson, Turnbull, Steinhobel, Wylie, Crowe.  Trainer: Manning. Manager: J.Anderson.]
            [Israel: Avraham Bendori; David Schweitzer, Hanoch Mordechovich; Moshe 'Jerry' Haldi (Israel Ben-Dror ~39'),
                     Itzhak Schneor [c], Asher Blut; Shmuel 'Papo' Israeli, Nahum Stelmach (Amnon Carmeli ~39'),
                     Yehoshua Glazer, Rehavia Rosenbaum, Yosef Goldstein.]

 5-May-54 Southern Rhodesia  2-1  Israel   [HT 0-0]
            [Roy Coop 60', Hillary Linde 70' / Yosef Mirmovich 57']
            [Raylton Ground, Salisbury; att: 7000]
            [S.Rhodesia: Keith Rawson; Bill McGowan, Jackie Cottingham; Roy Coop, Geoff Prescott [c], John McCormack;
                         Hillary Linde, Bill Buchanan, Hilton Morgan, Jack Kirkpatrick, N.G.Hawthorne.
                         Trainer: W.H. 'Tommy' Johnson (England).  Manager: Bertie Head.]
            [Israel: Avraham Bendori; David Schweitzer, Hanoch Mordechovich; Asher Blut, Itzhak Schneor [c], Israel Ben-Dror;
                     Shmuel 'Papo' Israeli, Yosef Goldstein, Yehoshua Glazer, Rehavia Rosenbaum (Yosef Mirmovich ~39'), Moshe Litvak.]
            [Referee: W.Voss.]
            [Note: this was reportedly Southern Rhodesia's first ever win against an overseas touring team.]

 9-May-54 Southern Rhodesia  1-2  Israel   [HT 1-2]
            [Roy Coop 39' pen / Yehoshua Glazer 14', Yosef Mirmovich 30' pen]
            [Queen's Ground, Bulawayo; att: 7000]
            [S.Rhodesia: Keith Rawson; Bill McGowan, Jackie Cottingham; Roy Coop, Geoff Prescott [c], Norman Whitworth;
                         Jimmy Reason, Bill Buchanan, Angus MacKenzie, Jack Kirkpatrick, Ronnie Richardson.]
            [Israel: Yaacov Hodorov; David Schweitzer, Moshe Litvak; Asher Blut, Itzhak Schneor [c], Israel Ben-Dror;
                     Shmuel 'Papo' Israeli, Yosef Goldstein, Yehoshua Glazer, Rehavia Rosenbaum, Yosef Mirmovich.]
            [Referee: Kendal-Jones.]


Israel squad:
 Manager: Haim Glovinsky
 Secretary: Moshe Rapaport
 Trainer: Moshe 'Jerry' Beit-Halevi
 Players: Yaacov Hodorov (GK), Avraham Bendori (GK), David Schweitzer, Hanoch Mordechovich, Moshe Litvak, Israel Ben-Dror,
          Eli Fuchs [capt.], Itzhak Schneor, Asher Blut, Moshe 'Jerry' Haldi, Shmuel 'Papo' Israeli, Avraham Ginzburg,
          Yehoshua Glazer, Yosef Goldstein, Amnon Carmeli, Rehavia Rosenbaum, Yosef Mirmovich, Nahum Stelmach.


Note: matches in South Africa (and Northern and Southern Rhodesia) were 80 minutes with the
      exception of the "test match" against the South Africa national team.



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