Yosef "Yossi" Abukasis (Hebrew: יֹוסֶף "יֹוסִי" אָבּוּקָסִיס‎; born September 10, 1970) is a former Israeli football Midfielder and manager of Bnei Yehuda.


Abukasis played in the youth team of Hapoel Tel Aviv, and in 1987/1988 season arrived to the first team. In that year Hapoel won the championship and Abuhashissigned in the team for the next 5 years. In 1994/1995 season Abukasis played in Bnei Yehuda Tel Aviv. A season after he played in Tzafririm Holon and in the next season he moved to Beitar Jerusalem FC. Abukasis played in Beitar from 1995/1996 until 2000/2001, and in his time Beitar won two championships and the Toto Cup. Abukasis also participated in the 2000 2000 UEFA European Football Championship qualifying with the Israel national football team.

In 2001/2002 season Abukasis came back to his youth team, Hapoel Tel Aviv, and won the Toto Cup. During 2003/2004 season he played half a year in F.C. Ashdod, but after that he went back to Hapoel Tel Aviv, where he completed his career.

On 14 June 2011, Abukasis was appointed as the manager of Bnei Yehuda.[1]

On 27 September 2012, Abukasis was appointed as the manager of Hapoel Tel Aviv due to hapoel manager Nitzan Shirazi health.[2]



  1. ^ "Yossi Abukasis signed in Bnei Yehuda" (in Hebrew). . ONE. 14 June 2011. Retrieved 14 June 2011. 
  2. ^ "Yossi Abukasis will manage Hapoel Tel Aviv" (in Hebrew). . ONE. 27 September 2012. Retrieved 27 September 2012. 

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