Soccer coach who led Israel to its only World Cup finals passes away
Soccer stars of the past and present mourn death of Emanuel Sheffer, the first and only manager to guide the national team to the finals of a major tournament, who died on Friday at the age of 88.
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Emanuel Sheffer - the coach who led Israel to its only World Cup finals in Mexico in 1970 - died on Friday at age 88, the Israel Football Association has announced. He will be laid to rest today in Ramat Hasharon.