F.C. Kafr Qasim

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F.C. Kafr Qasim (Hebrew: מועדון ספורט כפר קאסם‎), Moadon Sport Kafr Qasim, lit. Kafr Qasim Sport Club (or in short Hebrew: מ.ס. כפר קאסם‎, Mem Samekh Kafr Qasim, lit. F.C. Kafr Qasim) is an Israeli football club based in Kafr Qasim. The club currently plays in Liga Leumit, they play home matches at the Lod Municipal Stadium in Lod.

F.C. Kafr Qasim
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Full nameMoadon Sport Kafr Qasim
מועדון ספורט כפר קאסם
Founded2002
GroundLod Municipal Stadium, Lod
Capacity4,000
ChairmanTariq Sarsour
ManagerSalah Hasarma
LeagueLiga Leumit
2020–21Liga Leumit, 12th

HistoryEdit

The club was formed in 2002 by a merger of two city rivals, Hapoel Kafr Qasim and Maccabi Kafr Qasim. in the new club's first season, they won the 2002–03 Liga Bet South A division, and were promoted to Liga Alef,[1] where they spent three seasons, up until relegation in the 2005–06 season.

In the 2012–13 season, the club finished runners-up in Liga Bet South A division and qualified to the promotion play-offs.[2] After four successful promotion play-offs matches against F.C. Bnei Jaffa Ortodoxim, Hapoel Bik'at HaYarden, F.C. Shikun HaMizrah and Hapoel Arad, the club won promotion to Liga Alef, exactly ten years after they did so in the previous time.[3]

Kafr Qasim finished the 2013–14 season in Liga Alef South in the sixth place, four points short of the promotion play-offs.

In the two consecutive seasons 2015-2016 and 2016-2017 in Liga Alef FC. Kafr Qasim reached the Final game of the Promotion playoffs to the Liga Leumit against 14th Place sides from Liga Leumit, but failed to win promotion in both cases.

They were promoted to the second division Liga Leumit in 2019 automatically from 1st place of Liga Alef South.

StadiumEdit

During the second decade of the twentieth century the club played in different stadiums like Lod Municipal Stadium and Winter Stadium.

These days, Kfar Qassem Football Stadium undergoing renovations and will contain 8,000 seats.

Current squadEdit

As to 13 June 2021
No. Pos. Nation Player
1 GK   ISR Tzlil Hatuka
2 DF   ISR Yazan Nassar
3 DF   ISR Yogev Lerman
4 DF   CIV Doueugui Mala
5 MF   ISR Phililp Manneh
6 DF   ISR Ramz Taha
7 MF   ISR Maharan Radi
8 MF   GHA Gideon Akaouwa
9 FW   ISR Hisham Layous
10 FW   ISR Samah Mar'ab
11 FW   ISR Mohammed Khatib
12 MF   ISR Ben Khawaz
14 FW   ISR Dor Moskovich
15 MF   ISR Itay Swisa
17 MF   ISR Madi Khatib
21 MF   ISR Hamed Badir
No. Pos. Nation Player
22 GK   ISR Yonatan Ozer
23 DF   ISR Dror Nir
24 DF   ISR Iham Adbah
25 GK   ISR Yarden Krishtul
26 DF   ISR Sahar Dabah
42 MF   ISR Muhammed Sarsour
66 MF   ISR Roy Dayan
70 DF   ISR Omri Amer
96 DF   ISR Khalil Farij
99 MF   ISR Ahmad Taha
DF   ISR Tal Adler
DF   ISR Dean Akafi
MF   ISR Amran El Krenawy
FW   ISR Himnot Zerihon
FW   ISR Mohammed Kalibat

HonoursEdit

LeagueEdit

Honour No. Years
Fourth tier 2 1966–681, 1977–781
Fifth tier 1 2002–03

1Achieved by Hapoel Kafr Qasim

External linksEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Kafr Qasim: Every team will remember our crowd Goler1, 7.9.2013 (in Hebrew)
  2. ^ Liga Bet South A 2012/2013 The Israel Football Association (in Hebrew)
  3. ^ Kafr Qasim after 10 years is back in Liga Alef Doublepass, 12.5.2013 (in Hebrew)