Dror Kashtan (Hebrew: דרור קשטן‎‎, born 1 October 1944[1]) is an Israeli former footballer and manager. As a player, he represented the Israeli national team three times.[1] As a manager, he took charge of numerous clubs[2] as well as the Israel under-21 team, and, from 2006[3] to 2010, the senior national team.

Early life and managerial career

Born in Petah Tikva during the Mandate Palestine, Kashtan had an unremarkable playing career in Liga Leumit at Hapoel Petah Tikva, although He remains the only Israeli player to be called up to the full national team before playing a single match in league play.[2] As a manager, he is the most successful manager of all time in Israeli football with six championships, six State Cups and three Toto Cups.


As player

As manager


  1. ^ a b "National team player's details: Kashtan Dror". The Israel Football Association. Retrieved 27 December 2010. 
  2. ^ a b "Sporting Heroes for 60 Years: No. 40 Dror Kashtan". Jerusalem Post. 24 March 2008. Retrieved 27 December 2010. 
  3. ^ Sinai, Allon (31 January 2006). "Kashtan: I am not afraid of challenges". Jerusalem Post. Retrieved 27 December 2010. 
  4. ^ http://football.org.il/Archive/Articles/Pages/article_28december2012.aspx