Yossi given arm­band

The Jewish Chronicle - - SPORT - BY DAR­REN WITCOOP

FOOT­BALL Yossi Be­nay­oun has been in­stalled as Mac­cabi Haifa’s new cap­tain.

Be­nay­oun, who re­joined his for­mer club on a two-year deal last month, will re­place Yaniv Katan as skip­per.

For­mer West Ham mid­fielder Katan is hang­ing up his boots at the age of 33 hav­ing been told he was sur­plus to re­quire­ments af­ter Alek­san­dar Stano­je­vic took over as man­ager.

“I’m happy and ex­cited to be here,” said Be­nay­oun. “Mac­cabi is my home and if we con­tinue like this and re­main united we will suc­ceed.”

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