In Jerusalem

From promise to humiliation

This season has brought Maccabi Haifa to its knees.

Haifa coach Arik Benado
Maccabi Haifa’s disastrous season is perhaps best epitomized by the tragic figure of coach Arik Benado.

The 40-year-old began the campaign as one of the country’s top young prospects but will end it with his future shrouded in doubt, not knowing where he will be coaching next season and if he will ever be handed another chance to guide a big club.

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