Shani, Moshe : Jews In Sports @ Virtual Museum

Shani, Moshe

Sport:
soccer

Country Represented:
Israel

Years Competed:
1976

Olympic Info:
At the 1976 Montreal Olympics, Shani was a member of the Israeli soccer team that reached the quarterfinals and finished fifth. He started in the midfield in all three preliminary games as Israel drew with Guatemala (0-0), Mexico (2-2), and France (1-1); they finished second in the group to France with 3 points and advanced to the quarterfinals. Shani then started in the midfield in the quarterfinal match against powerhouse Brazil, who defeated Israel, 4-1.

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

Birth and Death Dates:
unknown

Origin:
Israel


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