Israel’s football tragedy. In a terrible incident that shocked the whole country, a coach from the Hapoel Tel Aviv youth team, Alon Shamli, died due to a violent attack in Alexandria (Egypt), where a policeman shot the a group of Israeli tourists. , including the sports expert.
Shots were fired at a bus, although the motive for this attack is currently unknown. The person responsible for the shooting has been arrested and is currently being questioned by the authorities.
Israel’s war on Gaza
This episode adds to the growing tension in the region, where Israel and Gaza are plunged into a war after a surprise attack by Hamas with 5,000 rockets against the Hebrew nation, which responded by bombing the Gaza Strip .
Fighting continues to this day in some enclaves in the south of the country between soldiers and infiltrated militiamen, and the temporary toll has reached 700 Israelis and 493 Palestinians dead, in addition to thousands of thousands injured and extensive damage to infrastructure.
The population was evacuated from areas near Gaza, whose electricity supply was cut off by Israel on Saturday night, as Israel prepared a major offensive. This past night, several Hamas facilities in the Gaza Strip were heavily bombed as the start of Operation ‘Iron Swords’. It also responded to projectile fire from southern Lebanon.
Shamli started his coaching career in 2018 and took on various roles before his role with the Hapoel Tel Aviv youth team. On social networks, many people sent messages of encouragement and support to the victim’s family and friends.
“Alon Shamli, one of the coaches of the academy, was killed this morning in an attack in Egypt. He lives in Bat Yam and is a coach of physical education in a school in the city. He participated. He came to Hapoel academy a year and a half ago, and last season he coached the third team of children and was an assistant in the first,” his club broadcast on Instagram.
“A true athlete, humble and with a lot of love for football”
In this statement, the Israeli entity described Shamli as a “true teacher” and “a true athlete, humble and with a lot of passion for football.” In addition, he emphasized that he treats the youth “amazingly” and the players and the coaching staff love him “a lot.”
Of course, he is a person who prioritizes education, healthy living and professionalism. “Hapoel Tel Aviv expresses its deepest condolences to Alon’s wife and family. May his memory be blessed,” concluded this group in this social network.