Hapoel Galil Elyon

Hapoel Galil Elyon (Hebrew: הפועל גליל עליון), also known as Hapoel Nofar Energy Galil Elion for sponsorship reasons, is an Israeli basketball club. The team competes in the Israeli Basketball Premier League, the top tier of Israeli basketball and internationally in the Balkan League. The team represents the northern region of the country – the Upper Galilee, and the Golan Heights.

Hapoel Nofar Energy Galil Elion
LeaguesIsraeli Premier League
Balkan League
FIBA Europe Cup
Founded1978; 44 years ago (1978)
HistoryHapoel Galil Elyon
1978–2008, 2009–present
ArenaHeihal HaPais
Capacity2,200
LocationKfar Blum, Israel
Team colorsRed and white
PresidentNir Wasserman
Team captainAlon Sapir
Championships1 Israeli Championship

2 Israeli State Cups

1 Balkan International Basketball League

In June 2008, the club rights in the Israeli Basketball Premier League transferred to Hapoel Gilboa (which had previously been merged with Hapoel Afula, which regained their independence) to form a new club, Hapoel Gilboa Galil, which represents the Gilboa and Lower Galilee regions. The team was re-established in 2009.[1]


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