Alon Mizrahi

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Alon Mizrahi
אלון מזרחי
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Personal information
Full name Alon Mizrahi
Date of birth (1971-11-22) 22 November 1971 (age 44)
Place of birth Tel Aviv, Israel
Height 1.78 m (5 ft 10 in)
Playing position Striker
Number 11
Youth career
1980–1988 Bnei Yehuda
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1988–1993 Bnei Yehuda 66 (46)
1990–1991 Hapoel Tel Aviv 18 (4)
1993–1999 Maccabi Haifa 91 (63)
1994 Maccabi Tel Aviv 10 (1)
1995 Maccabi Ironi Ashdod 14 (9)
1995–1997 Bnei Yehuda 44 (31)
1999–2000 Nice 19 (4)
2000–2001 Beitar Jerusalem 50 (21)
2001–2003 Hapoel Kfar Saba 50 (22)
2003 Maccabi Ahi Nazareth 7 (1)
2003–2004 Hapoel Be'er Sheva 23 (8)
2004 Bnei Yehuda 9 (0)
2004–2005 Hapoel Be'er Sheva 22 (8)
National team
1990 Israel U18 1 (1)
1990–1993 Israel U21 13 (15)
1992–2001 Israel 37 (16)
2007 Israel (Beach soccer team) 1 (1)
Teams managed
2008–2009 Hapoel Yehud
2012–2013 Hapoel Kfar Saba (General Manager)
2013 Hapoel Petah Tikva

* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 28 July 2015.

‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 28 July 2015

Alon Mizrahi (Hebrew: אלון מזרחי‎‎; born November 22, 1971) is an Israeli former professional footballer that has played in several clubs throughout Europe, including Nice, Maccabi Tel Aviv, Hapoel Tel Aviv, Hapoel Be'er Sheva, Maccabi Haifa and Beitar Jerusalem.[1]

His nickname is The Airplane, referring to the movement he used to do after scoring a goal.

Personal Achievements[edit]

  • Mizrahi was the top scorer of the UEFA Cup Winners' CupIn seasons 1993/94 and 1998/99.[2]
  • As of August, 2004, Alon Mizrahi scored 207 goals in the Israeli premier division. Mizrahi broke the scoring record of the Israeli legendary striker Oded Machnes and became the greatest goal-scorer in Israeli history.
  • Mizrahi has maintained an impressive strike rate, of a goal in every two games, throughout his career.
  • Mizrahi won four time the "Goal King" title, awarded to the player who scores the most in the premier league season. He won the title twice with Bnei-Yeuda and twice with Maccabi Haifa.
  • Mizrahi won 2 championships (1 with Bnei-Yehuda, 1 with Maccabi Haifa), 2 cups (with Maccabi Haifa) and participated twice in the Cup Winners' Cup (with Maccabi Haifa), Peace Cup (with Beitar Jerusalem).
  • Mizrahi scored 28 goals in 1993–1994 for Maccabi Haifa. This is an Israeli record (shared) of goals per season.
  • Mizrahi scored 15 goals in European club competitions.

Honours[edit]

Club[edit]

Bnei Yehuda
Maccabi Haifa
Maccabi Tel Aviv

Individual[edit]

International career[edit]

International goals[edit]

# Date Venue Opponent Score Result Competition
1. 24 March 1993 Kiryat Eliezer Stadium, Haifa, Israel  Russia 1–2 2–2 Friendly
2. 24 March 1993 Kiryat Eliezer Stadium, Haifa, Israel  Russia 2–2 2–2 Friendly
3. 5 August 1997 Dynama Stadium, Minsk, Belarus  Belarus 3–1 3–1 Friendly
4. 19 February 1998 Ramat Gan Stadium, Ramat Gan, Israel  Turkey 3–0 4–0 Friendly
5. 19 February 1998 Ramat Gan Stadium, Ramat Gan, Israel  Turkey 4–0 4–0 Friendly
6. 18 March 1998 Stadionul Steaua, Bucharest, Romania  Romania 1–0 1–0 Friendly
7. 17 May 1998 Skonto Stadium, Riga, Latvia  Latvia 5–1 5-1 Friendly
8. 10 October 1998 Stadio Olimpico, Serravalle, San Marino  San Marino 3–0 5–0 Euro 2000 qualifying
9. 18 January 1999 Ramat Gan Stadium, Ramat Gan, Israel  Estonia 5–0 7–0 Friendly
10. 23 March 1999 Ramat Gan Stadium, Ramat Gan, Israel  Cyprus 2–0 3–0 Euro 2000 qualifying
11. 23 March 1999 Ramat Gan Stadium, Ramat Gan, Israel  Cyprus 3–0 3–0 Euro 2000 qualifying
12. 6 June 1999 Ramat Gan Stadium, Ramat Gan, Israel  Austria 4–0 5–0 Euro 2000 qualifying
13. 8 September 1999 Ramat Gan Stadium, Ramat Gan, Israel  San Marino 2–0 8–0 Euro 2000 qualifying
14. 17 January 2001 Municipal Stadium, Beit She'an, Israel  Uzbekistan 2–0 2–0 Friendly
15. 24 April 2001 Mikheil Meskhi Stadium, Tbilisi, Georgia  Georgia 0–1 3–2 Friendly
16. 24 April 2001 Mikheil Meskhi Stadium, Tbilisi, Georgia  Georgia 3–2 3–2 Friendly
Correct as of 1 December 2014[3]

Personal life[edit]

His father, Amos Mizrahi was also a footballer who played in Bnei Yehuda in the 1950s and 1960s and was part of the team that won the State Cup in 1968.

Sporting positions
Preceded by
Marco Balbul
Maccabi Haifa captain
1998–1999
Succeeded by
Arik Benado

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Alon Mizrahi - Player Profile". NationalFootballTeams. Retrieved 28 July 2015. 
  2. ^ "Alon Mizrahi - Scorer of the Cup Winners' Cup". Rsssf. Retrieved 27 July 2015. 
  3. ^ "Alon Mizrahi - Israel national football team". EuFootball. Retrieved 28 July 2015.