1988–89 Maccabi Haifa F.C. season

The 1988–89 season was Maccabi Haifa's 31st season in the Liga Leumit, and their 8th consecutive season in the top division of Israeli football.

Maccabi Haifa
1988–89 season
ManagerIsrael Amazzia Levkovic
1988–89 Liga Leumit1st
State CupRunners-up
Highest home attendance15,000 vs Hapoel Petah Tikva
(13 May 1989)
Lowest home attendance4,000 vs Hapoel Petah Tikva
(24 September 1988)
Average home league attendance7,633

The season was a great success for the club winning the league and coming extremely close to winning the State Cup to go with it.

First DivisionEdit

Date Opponents H / A Result
F – A
Scorers Attendance
17 September 1988 Hapoel Kfar Saba H 2 – 2 Mordechai, Merili 6,000
24 September 1988 Hapoel Petah Tikva H 3 – 0 Givol, Mordechai, Armeli 4,000
1 October 1988 Shimshon Tel Aviv A 2 – 1 Merili, Armeli 1,500
8 October 1988 Beitar Jerusalem H 0 – 0 12,000
15 October 1988 Hapoel Be'er Sheva A 0 – 0 7,000
22 October 1988 Hapoel Tiberias H 2 – 1 Mizrahi, Atar 7,000
29 October 1988 Maccabi Tel Aviv A 1 – 1 Armeli 8,000
5 November 1988 Beitar Tel Aviv H 0 – 0 8,000
30 October 1988 Maccabi Netanya A 3 – 1 Malka, Atar, Armeli 5,000
19 November 1988 Hapoel Jerusalem H 1 – 1 Sayegh 6,500
26 November 1988 Hapoel Tel Aviv A 4 – 1 Givol, Klinger, Atar, Armeli 2,000
3 December 1988 Bnei Yehuda H 3 – 1 Atar, own goal, Klinger 8,000
9 December 1988 Zafririm Holon A 1 – 1 Klinger 4,000
17 December 1988 Hapoel Kfar Saba A 1 – 1 Givol 3,000
24 December 1988 Hapoel Petah Tikva A 0 – 2 2,000
31 December 1988 Shimshon Tel Aviv H 1 – 1 Armeli 6,000
7 January 1989 Beitar Jerusalem A 2 – 2 Atar, Armeli 2,000
14 January 1989 Hapoel Be'er Sheva H 0 – 0 6,000
21 January 1989 Hapoel Tiberias A 3 – 0 Armeli, Mizrahi, Merili 2,000
28 January 1989 Maccabi Tel Aviv H 5 – 0 Klinger (3), Mizrahi, Atar 6,000
4 February 1989 Beitar Tel Aviv A 2 – 0 Merili, Klinger 10,000
11 February 1989 Maccabi Netanya H 2 – 0 Givol, Armeli 12,000
18 February 1989 Hapoel Jerusalem A 0 – 0 4,000
25 February 1989 Hapoel Tel Aviv A 2 – 0 Technical Win 3,000
11 March 1989 Bnei Yehuda Tel Aviv A 0 – 0 3,000
25 March 1989 Zafririm Holon H 1 – 0 Armeli 5,000
22 April 1989 Hapoel Be'er Sheva H 3 – 0 Klinger, Atar, Armeli 5,000
29 April 1989 Maccabi Netanya A 2 – 0 Merili, Armeli 8,000
6 May 1989 Shimshon Tel Aviv H 2 – 1 Mizrahi, Reuven Atar 8,000
13 May 1989 Hapoel Petah Tikva H 1 – 1 Mizrahi 15,000
20 May 1989 Beitar Tel Aviv A 0 – 1 3,000
Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification
1 Maccabi Haifa[a] (C) 31 15 14 2 49 19 +30 57
2 Hapoel Petah Tikva[a] 31 15 11 5 36 20 +16 54 Qualification for the Intertoto Cup
3 Maccabi Netanya 31 14 10 7 36 33 +3 52
4 Beitar Tel Aviv 31 13 9 9 34 27 +7 48 Qualification for the Intertoto Cup
5 Hapoel Be'er Sheva 31 11 10 10 22 29 −7 43
6 Shimshon Tel Aviv 31 9 13 9 28 25 +3 40
Source: rsssf.com
(C) Champion
Notes:
  1. ^ a b Two points deducted for violating budget rules.


State CupEdit

Toto CupEdit

Squad statisticsEdit

Pos. Name League State Cup Toto Cup Total
Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
GK   Giora Antman 31 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
DF   Eitan Aharoni 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
DF   Marco Balbul 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
DF   Fabian Grimberg 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
DF   David Levy 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
DF   Zion Merili 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
DF   Yossi Tsarfati 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
MF   Avraham Abukarat 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
MF   Reuven Atar 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
MF   Yaron Givol 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
MF   Nir Klinger 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
MF   Yossi Kramer 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
MF   Fabian Lagman 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
FW   Zahi Armeli 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
FW   Avi Golder 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
FW   Zadok Malka 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
FW   Offer Mizrahi 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
FW   Itai Mordechai 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
FW   Raffi Osmo 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
FW   Patricio Sayegh 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0