Maccabi Tel Aviv’s U17 side registered a 2-0 win over Ashdod SC on Tuesday as the 16th round of play got the second phase of the league got under way.

Second half goals by Aner Oshmandi, who netted in the 65th minute, and Orel Baya who scored in the 82nd were Maccabi’s scorers to keep the side at the top of their division. Maccabi were the dominant side throughout and threatened their opponents on several occasions before finding the target twice.

“We saw a good performance which is the continuation of a good period for us and the players are in good form and progressing well. It was not an easy game against stubborn opponents but we were patient and fortunately we got the goals in the end,” coach Ori David said.