Sydney Bloch named to U.S. U-18 Team for the 20th Maccabiah Games

Beach FC 02 Academy (Ingrassia) player Sydney Bloch was recently selected to the U.S. U-18 Junior Girls team for the 20th Maccabiah Games being held in Israel from July 4 – July 18. The U.S. is the defending gold medalist, having gone undefeated four years ago and beating Israel 1-0 in the final.

Often called “the Jewish Olympics,” the Maccabiah takes place every four years and is the third-largest international sporting event in the world. It is expected that there will be more than 9,000 participants from 80 countries competing in 46 different sports.