Israeli protesters block Tel Aviv airport. Virtus is waiting
Israel overwhelmed by domestic protests but Virtus Bologna is expected in Tel Aviv regularly during the day, according to the Sport5 website. The extremely delicate situation also affects Olimpia Milano, who will play again at Maccabi on Thursday.
The situation in Israel
Great voltage in Israel. The Netanyahu government embarks on judicial reform and sacks Defense Minister Yoav Gallant, and protests erupt in the country.
Union leader Arnon Bar David announces a nationwide general strike, and Israeli airport workers boss Pinchas Idan announces an immediate halt to all take-offs from Ben Gurion Airport in Tel Aviv.
The consequences for Virtus Bologna and Olimpia Milano
Virtus Bologna is expected in Tel Aviv later today for the Round 31 match with Maccabi tomorrow at 6pm Italian time.
Second sports5 The black and white club, in constant contact with the EuroLeague and with Maccabi managers, is monitoring the development of the protests and the blockade of Ben Gurion Airport in particular.
Sport5 highlights that the blockade only affects outbound and non-arriving flights, but at the same time Virtus must also be assured to leave the country between Tuesday evening and Wednesday morning.
The situation also affects Olimpia Milano, who are expected in Tel Aviv on Wednesday for Thursday’s game against Maccabi. Sport5 points out that the Greeks from Promitheas, who will be on the field with Hapoel Tel Aviv in the EuroCup on March 28, have already landed regularly.