Firas Mugrabi

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Firas Mugrabi
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Mugrabi playing for Bnei Sakhnin in 2015
Personal information
Full name Firas Mugrabi
Date of birth (1991-07-24) July 24, 1991 (age 25)
Place of birth Shefa-'Amr, Israel
Height 5 ft 7 in (1.70 m)
Playing position Attacking Midfielder
Club information
Current team
Bnei Sakhnin
Number 26
Youth career
1998–2006 Maccabi Haifa
2006–2009 Maccabi Netanya
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2008–2012 Maccabi Netanya 96 (8)
2012–2013 RC Lens 1 (0)
2013 Maccabi Netanya (loan) 16 (1)
2013–2016 Bnei Sakhnin 93 (19)
2016 Maccabi Haifa 11 (0)
2017– Bnei Sakhnin 0 (0)
National team
2007–2008 Israel U17 7 (2)
2008–2009 Israel U18 5 (0)
2010–2012 Israel U21 6 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 1 January 2017.

Firas Mugrabi (Arabic: فراس مغربي‎‎, Hebrew: פיראס מוגרבי‎‎; born 24 July 1991) is an Arab-Israeli footballer last played for Bnei Sakhnin.

Career[edit]

On 12 November 2008, Mugrabi made his debut for the senior side of Maccabi Netanya in the Toto Cup, scoring the second goal in a 2–0 victory over Beitar Jerusalem.[1] In 4 seasons with Netanya he played 121 games, scored 13 goals and also made 20 assists.

On 31 August 2012, he moved to RC Lens for a fee of €400,000 and a three-year contract worth approximately €450,000.[2]

In January 2013, he was loaned back to Maccabi Netanya, as he said, " I would love to come back to Maccabi Netanya and help them stay in the first division". However, at the end of the season the team was relegated to the second division with Reuven Atar as their coach and Mugrabi returned to RC Lens due to his contract.

On 20 July 2013, Mugrabi was officially released from his contract with RC Lens, saying the team reached a full understanding of his situation and gave him the freedom to search for another club to play in.

On June 5th 2016, Firas Mugrabi officially signed a one-year contract with Maccabi Haifa, saying that he has finally achieved his childhood dream.

On January 3rd 2017, Mugrabi signed a 3.5 year contract with Bnei Sakhnin.

International career[edit]

Mugrabi received his first call up to the senior Israel squad on 31 August 2016, for a 2018 FIFA World Cup qualifier against Italy.[3]

Club career statistics[edit]

(correct as of April 21, 2016)[4]
Club Season League Cup Toto Cup Europe Total
Apps Goals Assists Apps Goals Assists Apps Goals Assists Apps Goals Assists Apps Goals Assists
Maccabi Netanya 2008–09 1 0 1 0 0 0 2 1 0 0 0 0 3 1 1
2009–10 26 0 5 1 0 0 5 0 1 2 0 0 34 0 6
2010–11 32 3 6 4 2 0 5 2 1 0 0 0 41 7 7
2011–12 37 5 4 3 0 2 3 0 0 0 0 0 43 5 6
RC Lens 2012–13 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0
Maccabi Netanya (on loan) 2012–13 16 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 17 1 1
Bnei Sakhnin 2013–14 34 3 2 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 35 4 2
2014–15 31 9 8 0 0 0 6 1 1 0 0 0 37 10 9
2015–16 28 7 5 4 3 0 4 1 1 0 0 0 36 11 6
Career 206 30 33 14 6 2 25 5 4 2 0 0 247 39 38

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