Cohen, Avraham : Jews In Sports @ Virtual Museum

Cohen, Avraham

Sport:
soccer

Country Represented:
Israel

Years Competed:
1976

Olympic Info:
At the 1976 Montreal Olympics, Cohen was a member of the Israeli soccer team that reached the quarterfinals and finished fifth. A midfielder, Avraham played in two preliminary games, substituting in a 0-0 draw with Guatemala and starting in a 1-1 draw with France. He did not play in Israel's 2-2 draw with Mexico. The Israeli team finished second in the group to France with 3 points and advanced to the quarterfinals. Cohen then started in the midfield in the quarterfinal match against powerhouse Brazil, who defeated Israel 4-1.

Career Highlights:
Cohen was a member of the Israeli National team in the 1970s.

Birth and Death Dates:
b. Nov. 11, 1956

Origin:
Tel Aviv, Israel


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