Emmanuel Scheffer

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Emmanuel Scheffer
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Personal information
Full name Emmanuel Scheffer
Date of birth (1924-02-01)1 February 1924
Place of birth Berlin, Germany
Date of death 28 December 2012(2012-12-28) (aged 88)
Place of death Ramat Hasharon, Israel
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1947-1950 Pionier Wrocław
1950-1951 Hapoel Haifa
1951-1954 Hapoel Kfar Saba[1] (9)
National team
Israel B[2] 1 (0)
Teams managed
1957-1960 Hapoel Kfar Saba
1960-1961 Hapoel Marmorek Rehovot
1961-1962 Hapoel Ra'anana
1962-1963 Bnei Yehuda
1963-1967 Israel U-19
1967 Maccabi Netanya
1968-1970 Israel
1978-1979 Israel
1979-1980 Beitar Jerusalem
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.
† Appearances (Goals).

Emmanuel Scheffer (Hebrew: עמנואל שפר‎‎; 1 February 1924 – 28 December 2012) was an Israeli football player and coach who was born in Germany.[3]

He was twice the manager of the Israel national football team (1968–70, 1978–79), led the team at the 1968 Summer Olympics,[4] and led the team to their only appearance in the World Cup, in 1970.[3][5]

Scheffer died on 28 December 2012.[6] He was 88.


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