Yossi Abukasis

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Yossi Abukasis
יוסי אבוקסיס
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Coaching Bnei Yehuda in 2017
Personal information
Full name Yosef Abukasis
יוסף אבוקסיס
Date of birth (1970-09-10) 10 September 1970 (age 48)
Place of birth Bat Yam, Israel
Height 1.78 m (5 ft 10 in)
Playing position Midfielder
Club information
Current team
Bnei Yehuda (manager)
Youth career
Hapoel Tel Aviv
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1987–1993 Hapoel Tel Aviv 87 (7)
1993–1994 Bnei Yehuda 29 (4)
1994–1995 Tzafririm Holon 30 (5)
1995–2001 Beitar Jerusalem 203 (17)
2001–2003 Hapoel Tel Aviv 59 (7)
2003 F.C. Ashdod 7 (0)
2003–2007 Hapoel Tel Aviv 116 (16)
2008–2010 Maccabi Kabilio Jaffa 44 (7)
National team
1990–1991 Israel U21 2 (0)
1996–2003 Israel 35 (3)
Teams managed
2008–2011 Hapoel Tel Aviv (assistant)
2011–2012 Bnei Yehuda
2012–2013 Israel (assistant)
2012–2013 Hapoel Tel Aviv
2013–2015 Bnei Yehuda
2015–2017 Bnei Sakhnin
2017– Bnei Yehuda
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 10:12, 22 January 2016 (UTC)
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 10:12, 22 January 2016 (UTC)

Yosef "Yossi" Abukasis (Hebrew: יֹוסֶף "יֹוסִי" אָבּוּקָסִיס; born September 10, 1970) is a former Israeli football Midfielder and manager of Bnei Yehuda.


Abukasis played in the youth team of Hapoel Tel Aviv, and in 1987/1988 season arrived to the first team. In that year Hapoel won the championship and Abuhashissigned in the team for the next 5 years. In 1994/1995 season Abukasis played in Bnei Yehuda Tel Aviv. A season after he played in Tzafririm Holon and in the next season he moved to Beitar Jerusalem FC. Abukasis played in Beitar from 1995/1996 until 2000/2001, and in his time Beitar won two championships and the Toto Cup. Abukasis also participated in the 2000 2000 UEFA European Football Championship qualifying with the Israel national football team.

In 2001/2002 season Abukasis came back to his youth team, Hapoel Tel Aviv, and won the Toto Cup. During 2003/2004 season he played half a year in F.C. Ashdod, but after that he went back to Hapoel Tel Aviv, where he completed his career.

On 14 June 2011, Abukasis was appointed as the manager of Bnei Yehuda.[1]

On 27 September 2012, Abukasis was appointed as the manager of Hapoel Tel Aviv due to hapoel manager Nitzan Shirazi health.[2]





  1. ^ "Yossi Abukasis signed in Bnei Yehuda" (in Hebrew). . ONE. 14 June 2011. Retrieved 14 June 2011.
  2. ^ "Yossi Abukasis will manage Hapoel Tel Aviv" (in Hebrew). . ONE. 27 September 2012. Retrieved 27 September 2012.

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