Congratulations Blas Capelluto and Logan Tepper for being selected for the Maccabi Youth Rugby 7's Team.
Blas has played for Okapi Wanderers Rugby FC until last year and Logan is a current player of our club.
"The Maccabi USA Organizing Committee is pleased to announce 15 athletes, and one coach from Florida who have been appointed as members of Team USA for the upcoming Maccabi Youth Games, which are taking place in Israel, July 22nd until August 2nd, 2018.
About the Maccabi organization:
Maccabi USA (MUSA) enriches Jewish lives through athletic, cultural and educational programs. The Organization is the official sponsor of the United States Team to the World Maccabiah Games, and the Pan American and European Maccabi Games, as well as a sponsor of the JCC Maccabi Games for teens in North America. As the official Maccabi representative in the U.S., Maccabi USA supports Jewish athletic endeavors, enhanced by cultural and educational activities in the United States, Israel and throughout the Diaspora.
MUSA develops, promotes and supports international, national and regional athletic-based activities and facilities. It strives to provide Jewish athletes all over the world the opportunity to share their heritage and customs in competitive athletic settings. MUSA supports programs that embody the Maccabi ideals of Jewish Continuity, Zionism and Excellence in Sport. Maccabi USA Builds Jewish Pride Through Sports.
Maccabi USA is a U.S. Olympic Committee (USOC) Multi-Sport Organization (MSO). The Organization is one of 38 MSOs nationwide to be recognized by the USOC for its ability to cultivate a national interest in sport and increase opportunities for participation internationally, nationally and at the grassroots level, and is rated as a four-star non-profit by Charity Navigator."
Congratulations again to both players for being selected.
Okapi Wanderers Rugby FC