The Ironi Kiryat Shemona Team is made up of two city teams, hapoel and Macabi kiryat shemona. both teams have represented kiryat shemona in the past The Ironi Kiryat Shemona Team is made up of two city teams, hapoel and Macabi kiryat shemona. both teams have represented kiryat shemona in the past
The return of Kiryat Shmona National League two seasons: 1995-1997, after which dropped a league again.
It then dropped down again to the a league (then the fourth league in israel).
in 2000, when Ironi Kiryat Shemona played in the a league and Maccabi Kiryat Shemona played in the b league, a businessman, Izzy Sheratzky, the owner and president of ituran, arrived in kiryat shemona and wanted to contribute some thing to the city’s welfare. he realized that football was of interest to the residents and decided to unite the two football clubs into one and sponsor the new team. he named it the Ituran – Ironi Kiryat Shemona football team. with sheratzky’s help, the team made the nationwide league in 2000/1, then the third league. the team remained in this league for two years and then made the national league.
During the ﬁrst year in the national league (2003/4) the team almost made the premier league but didn’t score enough goals. sheratzky didn’t lose faith and continued to support the team. during the following season (2005/6), the team attempted to make the premier league, but only reached third place.
during the following season (2006/7), the team made history by making the premier league and became the ﬁrst city team to do so. it won the national league lottery cup, and made history by achieving 18 wins and 5 losses out of 35 games
Starting the season with 6 consecutive wins, it seemed that nobody could prevent the team from reaching the premier league. then came an unlucky period when the team started to lose. when it seemed that the season would end without their reach ing the desired goal, Ran Ben Shimon’s team made the grade with a 5:2 victory over bnei lod three rounds before the end of the season. a series of wins enabled the kiryat shemona team to become the premier league champions with a 4 point advantage over the next team and they made the premier league.
The following season (2006-07) will be remembered and will be recorded in the history books for the first time the team qualified for the municipal league, wins the National League Toto and making history with a balance of 18 wins and only 5 losses from 33 games. This time, fans were able to breathe a sigh of relief even before the last cycle. The group opened the season with six straight wins, and it seems that no one can stop her on her way to the Premiership. But then, with the help of judges and misfortune came to a bad period of losses provided by the purpose in question, but as a large group of campers were Ran Ben Shimon mission and for three series left secured the victory with a big rise in 5: 2 the sons of Lod (05.05.07 ) and a series of victories by the end of the season gave her the title of ‘National League champion after finishing first gap of four points from second, as icing on the cake is provided as an increase in the Premiership !!!
in 2007/8, the ituran team is making history once again. the team surprised everyone by beating the teams in the league and ensuring a place at the top. at the end of the season, the team is continues to break records and for the ﬁrst time the team will play in the Uefa cup
The team became the most northerly team in winning the israeli state championship.Great achievement of the team that already the second round of the league ran the rest of the league teams and created a gap points could not be obtained. Thus, completed the group Izzy Sheratzky with textured vision of the club – to play in Europe, winning the state championship and now marks the next goal – qualifying phase of the Champions League.
Kiryat Shmona surprises everyone in the Champions League when in the first season has been factory it comes to the playoff stage of the Champions League. Kiryat Shmona eliminated in the playoffs against the team: “Bata Borisov.” From there the team continued to the group stage of the European League and faced teams such as Atletico Madrid, Lyon and Sparta Prague.
2011-12 season when it is based on those young players and strengthened more young people with enormous potential Kiryat Shmona defeating those considered “Lions Premier League” and is the first time the club’s historic title !!! Kiryat Shmona surprises everyone well in the Champions League when its first season already factory it comes to the playoffs of the Champions League. Kiryat Shmona Eliminated in the playoffs in front of the “FC BATE Borisov.” From there, the Group continued to integrate the houses of the European League and dealt with groups such as Athletic Bilbao, Lyon and Sparta Prague.
Two years pass, and during 2013-14 a young coach, player moved Barack Baker, brings Kiryat Shmona another historic title !!! Cup football !!! Kiryat won the match at the Maccabi Netanya appointed climbed the Premiership. Kiryat Shmona finishing the league season with honors even when it is placed in third place.