Eli Cohen (footballer, born 1951)

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Eli Cohen (Hebrew: אלי כהן‎), nickname: "The Sheriff" (Hebrew: השריף‎), born 3 January 1951) is a former Israeli football player and manager. He has managed numerous clubs, including Bnei Yehuda,[1] Maccabi Tel Aviv, Beitar Jerusalem, Hapoel Tel Aviv and Maccabi Haifa.[2]

Eli Cohen
אלי כהן
Eli Cohen - BJ.jpg
Personal information
Full name Eliyahu Cohen
אליהו כהן
Date of birth (1951-01-03) 3 January 1951 (age 70)
Place of birth Israel
Position(s) Defender
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1968–1976 Maccabi Ramat Amidar
1976–1986 Shimshon Tel Aviv
Teams managed
1986–1990 Maccabi Ramat Amidar
1990–1992 Hapoel Hadera
1992–1994 Maccabi Herzliya
1994–1995 Ironi Rishon leZion
1995–1997 Beitar Jerusalem
1997–1999 Hapoel Tel Aviv
1999–2000 Maccabi Haifa
2000–2001 Hapoel Petah Tikva
2001–2003 Beitar Jerusalem
2004 Maccabi Netanya
2004–2005 Hapoel Be'er Sheva
2006–2007 Maccabi Tel Aviv
2007–2008 Bnei Yehuda
2008–2009 Ironi Kiryat Shmona
2012–2013 Beitar Jerusalem
2015 Hapoel Tel Aviv
2017 Beitar Jerusalem (sports director)
2020– Ironi Modi'in
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only


As a ManagerEdit


  1. ^ Sinai, Allon (20 March 2008). "Eli Cohen quits as Bnei Yehuda coach". Jerusalem Post. Retrieved 27 December 2010.
  2. ^ Solomon, Sharon (17 May 2006). "Eli Cohen appointed new Maccabi Tel Aviv coach". Jerusalem Post. Retrieved 27 December 2010.