Maccabi Tel Aviv “Shahar”, the club’s under-19 side, overcame Beitar Tubruk in wintry conditions in Netanya on Saturday and registered a 1-0 victory in the 15th round of the league that ended the first phase.

The winner was scored by Ronen Hanchis, who headed home in the 18th minute from an excellent pass by Shai Balahssen.

Despite the difficult conditions, both sides had several chances to score throughout the match and most were in favour of Maccabi, particularly in the second half.

Maccabi’s lineup: Ben Mousayof, Guy Mizrahi, Mikel Mor, Itay Ben Hemo, Rotem Yatzkar, (Omer Itzhaki, 80), Afek Sapir Navot, Shai Balahssen, (Yalli Lazar, 77), Asaf Hershko, (Niv Berkovitz, 38), Tal Torgeman, (Or Roizman, 62), Parfait Guiagon, Ronen Hanchis (Shaked Navon, 90)