Yuval Avidor

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Yuval Avidor
Personal information
Full name Yuval Avidor
Date of birth (1986-10-19) 19 October 1986 (age 30)
Place of birth Kiryat Motzkin, Israel
Height 1.71 m (5 ft 7 12 in)
Playing position Forward
Club information
Current team
Bnei Sakhnin
Number 27
Youth career
Hapoel Haifa
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2004–2007 Hapoel Haifa 35 (17)
2007–2011 Ironi Kiryat Shmona 62 (15)
2009–2011 Maccabi Tel Aviv (loan) 36 (6)
2011 Hapoel Haifa (loan) 31 (13)
2011–2014 Hapoel Haifa 68 (9)
2014–2015 Hapoel Acre 31 (1)
2015–2016 Maccabi Netanya 16 (0)
2016– Bnei Sakhnin 28 (4)
National team
2004–2005 Israel U18 5 (1)
2004–2005 Israel U19 8 (0)
2008 Israel U21 6 (1)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 1 February 2016.

Yuval Avidor (Hebrew: יובל אבידור‎; born 19 October 1986) is an Israeli football player who plays for Bnei Sakhnin. He is known for his speed and ability to play as a Striker as well as a Winger.

Playing career[edit]

Hapoel Haifa[edit]

Avidor made his debut for Hapoel Haifa in 2004–2005 season in the Israeli second division Liga Leumit. He played for Haifa for two more seasons and on 2006–2007 season he finished as the Liga Leumit top goalscorer with 17 goals but missed promotion with the club finishing 3rd.

Hapoel Ironi Kiryat Shmona[edit]

Before the 2007–2008 season he moved to Northern club Ironi Kiryat Shmona which just won promotion to the Israeli Premier League reuniting with his former coach Ran Ben Shimon . Helping the team finish 3rd scoring 9 goals. The next season was last with the club due to his relegation and Avidor scoring only 6 goals.

Maccabi Tel Aviv[edit]

Although his team was relegated Avidor himself became one of the biggest transfer prospects of the summer. Which concluded with signing a one-year contract with giants Maccabi Tel Aviv. His first season with the club was a tough one with him scoring only 5 goals and the team finishing 3rd far behind their fierce rivals Hapoel Tel Aviv and Maccabi Haifa. On May 2010 it was announced that Maccabi and Avidor agreed on the extansion[1] of his contract.

Hapoel Haifa[edit]

On 20 September 2011 he was loaned to Hapoel Haifa from Hapoel Ironi Kiryat Shmona until the end of the 2011–12 season. On 10 December he scored twice in Hapoel's first derby win in ten years.[2]


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