Sun Menahem (or Menachem,[1][2] Hebrew: סאן מנחם‎; born 7 September 1993) is an Israeli professional footballer who plays as a defender for Maccabi Haifa and the Israel national team.

Sun Menahem
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Menahem playing for Maccabi Haifa in 2015
Personal information
Date of birth (1993-09-07) 7 September 1993 (age 28)
Place of birth Tel Aviv, Israel
Height 1.77 m (5 ft 10 in)
Position(s) Defender
Club information
Current team
Maccabi Haifa
Number 12
Youth career
Bnei Yehuda
Shimshon Tel Aviv
0000–2013 Hapoel Ramat HaSharon
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2013–2015 Hapoel Ramat HaSharon 35 (1)
2015– Maccabi Haifa 123 (8)
2017–2018Ironi Kiryat Shmona (loan) 26 (2)
National team
2019– Israel 4 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 4 June 2021
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 15 October 2020

Early lifeEdit

Menahem was born in Tel Aviv, Israel, to a Jewish family.

Club careerEdit

He made his professional Israeli Premier League debut for Hapoel Nir Ramat HaSharon on 11 May 2013 in a game against Bnei Yehuda.[3]

On 21 June 2015 Menhem signed a four year deal with Maccabi Haifa. On 8 October 2018 he extended his contract with the club for three more years.[4]

International careerEdit

He received his first call-up to the Israel national football team in October 2019 for Euro 2020 qualifiers against Austria and Latvia. He made his debut on 15 October 2019 in a game against Latvia. He substituted Taleb Tawatha in the 79th minute as Israel won 3–1.[5]



Maccabi Haifa


  1. ^ "Sun Menachem - - UEL".
  2. ^ "ההתאחדות לכדורגל בישראל - Sun MENACHEM".
  3. ^ "Bnei Yehuda v Hapoel Nir Ramat HaSharon game report". Soccerway. 11 May 2013.
  4. ^ "סאן מנחם חתם על חוזה חדש במכבי חיפה". ynet (in Hebrew). 2018-10-08. Retrieved 2020-12-20.
  5. ^ "Israel v Latvia game report". ESPN. 15 October 2019.

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