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Itamar Nitzan has formally retired from soccer

Doron Ben Dor 24/05/2024 12:04
Itamar Nitzan (Omari Stein)

An exquisite profession is coming to an finish, when Itamar Nitzan introduced as we speak (Friday) that he’s retiring from soccer on the finish of the season. The goalkeeper who got here to Maccabi Haifa at the start of the season and began as the primary goalkeeper, ultimately noticed Sherif Kiuf take the place between the traces and now he’s ending an enormous chapter in his life.

The 36-year-old Nitzan made 13 appearances within the Haifa uniform this season, when he performed, amongst others, for Hapoel Tel Aviv, Ironi Kiryat Shmona, Hapoel RG, Beitar Jerusalem, Maccabi Petah Tikva and Maccabi Netanya. Nitzan received the championship title as soon as, within the State Cup, 5 instances within the Toto Cup and as soon as within the Champion of Champions.

Within the championship he received with Kiryat Shmona, in fact, because the second goalkeeper and he made his profession document at Jerusalem Beitar, the place he performed 130 video games. In Kiryat Shmona he recorded 61 video games then Maccabi Petah Tikva and Maccabi Netanya recorded 42 and 40 respectively.

Nitzan uploaded a photograph to the networks by which he put his goalkeeper’s gloves on a rack and wrote “It was a pleasure”. Afterwards, the goalkeeper wrote in a narrative: “When my father and I began enjoying soccer collectively for enjoyable, it by no means occurred to us that we might go this far, that we might be capable of conquer each title, each standing and each objective we ever set for ourselves.”

“After 18 years, I’m proud and full with each step and choice I took alongside the best way, I introduced loads of pleasure, satisfaction and respect to my household and kinfolk, however largely to myself. To everybody who stood by me on this wonderful journey, even when for a short time, you might be an inseparable a part of me, eternally you’ll stay. This can be the top of 1 important chapter, however undoubtedly the start of one other nice chapter. Because of the very best recreation on the planet, for every part it has given me and can give me sooner or later. See you quickly”, he added.

Nitzan’s story (Instagram) Dago: “I hope we include a superb and successful angle”

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