|Full name||Nahum Stelmach|
|Date of birth||July 19, 1936|
|Place of birth||Petah Tikva, Mandate Palestine|
|Date of death||March 27, 1999(aged 62)|
|Playing position||Manager (former Right forward)|
|1951–69||Hapoel Petah Tikva||349||(154)|
|1967–69||Hapoel Petah Tikva (Player-manager)|
|1987–88||Hapoel Petah Tikva (General Manager)|
|* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.
† Appearances (Goals).
He was chosen third by Yediot Aharonot's greatest Israeli footballers. He made a name for himself as the leader of Hapoel Petah Tikva. At the height of his career in Hapoel Petah Tikva, Stelmach received offers to sign for Arsenal and Fenerbahçe but declined due to his loyalty to the team. He led his team to five national championships, four of them consecutive.
His most recognizable attribute was the quality of his headers, with which he scored most of his international goals. As a result he was commonly nicknamed "the golden head" in Israel.
he scored what was arguably his most famous goal for Israel in an Olympic qualifier against The USSR, with Lev Yashin as goalkeeper, at the Ramat Gan Stadium on July 31, 1956. Despite the fact that Israel lost the game 2:1 (his goal was a temporary equalizer), and that the game was not televised, that goal is widely considered a defining moment in the history of Israel's national team's early years.
- National league (1st tier) (6):
- Israel State Cup (1):
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