Adeleye scores first goal in Israel

[AMERICANS ABROAD] Ryan Adeleye, who played on North Carolina's 2008 NCAA Division I runner-up team, scored his first goal in Israel's top-level Toto League Saturday when he scored for Hapoel Beer Sheva on a header in its 4-0 win over Maccabi Netanya. Adeleye was one of four Americans to play this past weekend in the Toto League.

Adeleye, who attended Newark Academy and played for PDA, starred at Davidson for two seasons before transferring to UNC.

Leo Krupnik, who spent time in MLS with New York, also played the entire game for Maccabi Netanya.

Bryan Paul Gerzicich, who was born in Los Angeles and spent time playing in Argentina before moving to Israel, played for Hapoel Haifa in its 2-2 tie with Maccabi Ahi Nazareth.

New York-born Ronny Gafney started for Maccabi Tel Aviv in its 3-0 win over Beitar Jerusalem.

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