Avi Ivgi

Avi Ivgi (Hebrew: אבי איבגי‎; born 2 October 1978) is an Israeli professional football goalkeeper who plays for Liga Alef club Hapoel Marmorek .[1] He previously played for Bnei Yehuda Tel Aviv,[2] Hapoel Kfar Saba,[citation needed] Beitar Jerusalem, Hapoel Rishon LeZion, Maccabi Petah Tikva, Hapoel Petah Tikva and Hapoel Nazareth Illit.[1]

Avi Ivgi
Personal information
Full name Avi Ivgi
Date of birth (1978-10-02) 2 October 1978 (age 42)
Place of birth Nazareth Illit, Israel
Height 1.80 m (5 ft 11 in)
Position(s) Goalkeeper
Club information
Current team
Maccabi Herzliya
Number 1
Youth career
Hapoel Nazareth Illit
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1996–2001 Hapoel Nazareth Illit
2001–2003 Bnei Yehuda Tel Aviv 63 (0)
2003–2006 Hapoel Kfar Saba 93 (0)
2006–2007 Beitar Jerusalem 2 (0)
2007–2008 Ironi Rishon LeZion 29 (0)
2008–2009 Maccabi Petah Tikva 0 (0)
2009–2010 Hapoel Nazareth Illit 32 (0)
2010–2013 Maccabi Herzliya 99 (0)
2013–2014 Hapoel Petah Tikva 36 (0)
2014–2016 Maccabi Herzliya 68 (0)
2016–2017 Hapoel Petah Tikva 36 (0)
2017–2019 Hapoel Nazareth Illit 65 (0)
2019–2020 Hapoel Marmorek 24 (0)
2020– Maccabi Herzliya 0 (0)
National team
2011– Israel (beach soccer) 5 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 1 July 2020

Ivgi came through the Hapoel Nazareth Illit youth squad. He made his debut for the club's senior team in the 1996–97 season against Hapoel Majd al-Krum. In 2001 Ivgi moved to Bnei Yehuda and helped them gain promotion to the Israeli Premier League in the 2001–02 season. In 2003, he joined Hapoel Kfar Saba, then in the Liga Leumit. They finished in fourth place in his first season, and in his second, 2004–05, they won the Liga Leumit championship and promotion to the Israeli Premier League. After one season in the top flight with Hapoel Kfar Saba, Ivgi went on to spend a year each with Beitar Jerusalem, Hapoel Rishon LeZion and Maccabi Petah Tikva, before returning to Hapoel Nazareth Illit for 2009-10. He moved on to Maccabi Herzliya in 2010 until 2013. In 2013, he moved to Hapoel Petah Tikva.

HonoursEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b "Player Details: Ivgi Avi". The Israel Football Association. Archived from the original on 21 September 2012. Retrieved 23 December 2010. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  2. ^ Bleicher, Yaniv (14 June 2003). "Israel Squads Premier League 2002/03". Rec.Sport.Soccer Statistics Foundation (RSSSF). Archived from the original on 20 October 2012. Retrieved 23 December 2010. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)