President of Israel Football Association visits UEFA headquarters
Tuesday, 31 January 2023
Moshe Zuares discusses current football topics with UEFA President Aleksander Čeferin.
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Moshe Zuares, recently elected as President of the Israel Football Association (IFA) met UEFA President Aleksander Čeferin in Nyon on Monday.
Mr Zuares, who was re-elected in December 2022 after previously serving as IFA President in 2019, welcomed a discussion of current football topics with Mr Čeferin.
National teams’ growing success
Despite drawing on a small pool of registered players (approximately 40,000), Israel’s footprint as a footballing nation is growing at all levels.
In 2022, the nation finished runners-up at UEFA’s men’s Under-19 final tournament in Slovakia as well as hosting the men’s Under-17 finals. The senior team are also top of their UEFA Nations League group, pushing for promotion to League A.