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Yaniv Katan


Position         : Forward

Date of birth : 27 January, 1981

Team              : Maccabi Haifa (Israel)

Nationality     : Israel

Notes              : Israeli youth international who scored two goals when as captain he led Israel to the quarter-finals of the European U/16 Championships in 1998. He also had a successful spell in the U/21 side before graduating to the full international side. He made his debut in mid 2000, following teammate Yosi Benayoun in to the national setup, after a 1999/00 season in which he helped Maccabi Haifa to second. Scored a hat-trick against Bohemians to help Maccabi Haifa through to the third qualifying round of the European Champion's League in 2001/02 where they lost to Liverpool.


LAST UPDATED: 1 June, 2001

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