Yakir Shina

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Yakir Shina
Personal information
Full name Yakir Shina
Date of birth (1985-09-25) September 25, 1985 (age 31)
Place of birth Rishon LeZion, Israel
Height 1.80 m (5 ft 11 in)
Playing position Center Defender
Club information
Current team
Maccabi Netanya
Number 4
Youth career
Maccabi Tel Aviv
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2004–2013 Maccabi Tel Aviv 15 (0)
2006–2007 Hapoel Bnei Lod (loan) 29 (1)
2007–2008 Hapoel Acre (loan) 31 (2)
2008–2010 Maccabi Ahi Nazareth (loan) 30 (1)
2010–2011 Hapoel Ramat Gan (loan) 30 (1)
2011–2013 Hapoel Bnei Lod (loan) 54 (7)
2013–2014 Beitar Tel Aviv Ramla 31 (1)
2014–2015 Hapoel Ra'anana 11 (0)
2015–2016 Hapoel Bnei Lod 21 (1)
2016– Maccabi Netanya 18 (1)
National team
2011– Israel (beach) 2 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 1 June 2016.

Yakir Shina (Hebrew: יקיר שינה‎‎; born September 25, 1985) is an Israeli footballer who plays for Liga Leumit club Maccabi Netanya. He had been loaned to Hapoel Ramat Gan, Hapoel Acre, Maccabi Ahi Nazareth and played for Beitar Tel Aviv Ramla, Hapoel Bnei Lod and Hapoel Ra'anana,[1] and is a defender.

Yakir began his career with Maccabi Tel Aviv. He moved to Maccabi Ahi Nazareth in 2008. In the 2008-2009 season Maccabi Ahi Nazareth played in Liga Leumit and promoted to Ligat Ha'al and the fans of the team insisted that they wanted him to stay in the team at least for one more season. In the first match in the 2009/2010 season he scored a goal and showed that he is very talented player. After the match, scouts from Alemannia Aachen were interested by his fast and "fighting" playing style. Unfortunately in the second game against Bnei Yehuda Tel Aviv F.C. he was injured in the 40th minute and missed the rest of the season.


  1. ^ "Player Details: Shina Yakir". The Israel Football Association. Retrieved 20 December 2010.