David Karako

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David Karako
Personal information
Full name David Karako
Date of birth (1945-02-11) February 11, 1945 (age 74)
Place of birth Jaffa, Israel
Height 1.75 m (5 ft 9 in)
Playing position Defender
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1963–1975 Maccabi Tel-Aviv
1975–1976 Beitar Jerusalem 33 (1)
1976–1982 Hapoel Yehud
National team
1968–1972 Israel 12 (0)
Teams managed
1983–1984 Hapoel Yehud
1984–1985 Lazarus Holon
1985–1986 Hapoel Or Yehuda
1986–1987 Hapoel Yehud
1990–1991 Maccabi Herzliya
1992–1993 Hapoel Tayibe
1998 Ramat Gan
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

David Karako (Hebrew: דוד קרקו‎; born February 11, 1945) is a former Israeli football defender, who played for the Israel national team between 1968 and 1972, gaining 12 caps.[1] He was part of the Israel squad for the 1970 World Cup.

At club level, Karako played for Maccabi Tel Aviv,[2] Beitar Jerusalem[3] and Hapoel Yehud,[4]

After retiring, Karako coached Hapoel Yehud,[5] Lazarus Holon and Hapoel Or Yehuda before returning to Hapoel Yehud for a second stint.[6] Later Karako coached Hapoel Tayibe, Maccabi Herzliya and Hapoel Ramat Gan.[7]


  1. ^ Karako David football.org.il ‹See Tfd›(in Hebrew)
  2. ^ David Karako maccabi-tlv.co.il ‹See Tfd›(in Hebrew)
  3. ^ Goalkeeper Rudik to Maccabi Jaffa Davar, 11 September 1975, Historical Jewish Press ‹See Tfd›(in Hebrew)
  4. ^ 30 (Plus) Year Olds - Where to? Ma'ariv, 22 August 1976 ‹See Tfd›(in Hebrew)
  5. ^ Top vs. Bottom at the Beginning of the Leumit's Final Third (21) Davar, 11 March 1983, Historical Jewish Press ‹See Tfd›(in Hebrew)
  6. ^ David Karako, Yehudian Soul Ma'ariv, 21 October 1986, Historical Jewish Press ‹See Tfd›(in Hebrew)
  7. ^ List of All Coaches hapoel-ramatgan.co.il ‹See Tfd›(in Hebrew)

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