Nir Berkowitz finished his career as Bnei Yehuda Tel Aviv coach. The decision was made following the confrontation between Berkowitz and the former player and current commentator, Liran Strauber last night at the Sami Ofer Stadium, immediately after the game against Hapoel Haifa.
“At the end of a meeting that took place today, Nir was explained that such an act is not acceptable and does not match the club’s values and that there is no choice but to end the contract with him. We wish Nir a lot of success along the way. The new coach “said the team.
As stated yesterday (Tuesday), at the end of Bnei Yehuda’s game against Hapoel Haifa, which ended 2: 1 to Haifa, Bnei Yehuda coach Nir Berkovich cursed commentator Liran Strauber.
Today Berkowitz arrived at the training complex with the aim of transferring the training as usual, but the team informed him that he was suspended until a disciplinary inquiry was made. And today Bnei Yehuda informed him of the end of his journey soon. In addition, the incident was recorded in the observer’s report and Berkowitz is expected to stand trial for his remarks.
Owner Barak Abramov, who was furious about the incident, spoke with the coach immediately afterwards and expressed anger at his behavior. Management also turned to Strauber and apologized to him.