But in Israeli basketball. Basketball coach Eric Alfasi has died at the age of 49. The late Alfasi, who coached Elitzur with him Ashkelon from the national league last season, surrendered to Corona after he was hospitalized in critical condition and was anesthetized in recent days.
Arik Alfasi started his career as a coach in the Premier League in the 2007/8 season, then coached Elitzur Ashkelon. A season later, he moved to Barak Netanya, which led him to the semifinals of the Final Four in his first season with the team. After another term in Ashkelon, he signed with Nahariya in 2015, and coached it for four years.
He spent his last season in the Premier League at Hapoel Eilat, when a year later, as mentioned, he moved to Elitzur with Ashkelon, which led him to the playoff semifinals in the National League.