I am indeed leaving Maccabi Haifa, but not saying goodbye

After winning the sixth championship in his career as a coach and the third in a row as the coach of Maccabi Haifa with a 1:5 victory over Netanya, Maccabi Haifa issued a farewell notice to Barak Bachar today (Friday) that he will not continue with the Greens for another season. As first published in ONE, the champion coach will move next season to Red Star Belgrade, with whom he has signed for the next three years. In addition, those who will move with him to Belgrade are the assistant coach Guy Sarfati, the analyst Adam David, the goalkeeping coach Guy Wiesinger and the mental coach Danny Inbar, from whom the team also parted.

Bachar He told Maccabi Haifa’s official website: “Although I am leaving, I am not saying goodbye. We embarked together on a tremendous journey of three years. Three exciting, shaking and unforgettable years. Thank you to every player and crew member who was part of this journey. To Uzi, Or, Gal, Assaf, Itzik and of course Yankel’a. Thank you for making me feel like I belong and part of the amazing family.”

“Finally, a huge thank you to you, the fans, for the push, the encouragement and for being with us in any situation and unconditionally. It is difficult and impossible to hug each of you, so I will end with one word – love.”

club president, Jacob Shahar, said goodbye to Barak and the team and said: “My dears. Barak Becher, Guy Sarfati, Guy Wiesinger, Danny Inbar and Adam David who are going on a mission. And to all the rest. In the last three years you have signed a glorious chapter in the history of our club. Thank you to whoever brought you, who probably saw it in advance. You earned it With respect to the courtships from abroad and I wish you success. They will always remember where you came from. for better and for worse. So they proudly waved the Maccabi Haifa flag in Belgrade. Thank you very much and goodbye.”

Barak Becher and Yankel' Shahar (Omari Stein)

the sports director, Gal Albermansaid: “Today is a special and emotional day, in which we say goodbye to the team’s coach Barak Bacher. We say goodbye to an extraordinary personality who led the Maccabi Haifa football team to an amazing and unforgettable journey.”

“Barak, working by your side was enriching, empowering and inspiring. On my behalf and on behalf of all the teams with whom we worked together and on behalf of the huge crowd of fans that accompanies the team, I want to thank you for your three seasons as the team’s coach, which will be talked about for many years to come. I want to wish you the best of luck in your new challenge and I am sure that many records and achievements are still ahead of you. I would like to take this opportunity to thank the members of the professional staff, Guy Sarfati, Guy Weisinger, Adam David and Danny Inbar. The daily work by your side as a team was exciting, fun and full of extraordinary experiences. We wish you all much success in your professional and personal future.”

Barak Becher and Gal Alberman (Omari Stein)

CEO of the club, Itzik Ovadiasaid: “Maccabi Haifa Football Club thanks Barak Becher for three wonderful years, three amazing championships, for the journey between champions that we went through together and also for a third star added to the club’s symbol. Thank you for a professional culture and true friendship. We wish you success in your new path.”