Let’s meet Maccabi’s new central defender Jean-Sylvain Babin who gave his first interview to Official Website:

“I’ve known about Maccabi since I was a youngster when I watched a lot of Football of TV. Maccabi is the biggest and most important club in Israel. It’s also a club with a lot of history and I want to do my best for my new team.”

On coming to Maccabi and the goals ahead:
“I’m really have that Jordi Cruyff brought me here and we’ve been in contact for a couple of years. I’ll do the utmost for the club and my teammates. My goal is to play as many matches as possible, to play well and help collect as many points as possible in the Europa League in order to advance to the next round.”

About his play:
“I’m a central defender who wins many battles. I have good ball control and I play well with my head. Last season season I scored 3-4 goals exactly that way so I’m also an offensive player.”

Playing Villarreal from Spain:
“I know that we are facing Villarreal in the Europa League and that will be a very important contest. I’m lucky to have already played against them. They are a first division La Liga club and it’s very good club which plays excellent football. We will are going into a head to head battle and I’ll do everything for new my team.”

Final thoughts:
“I’m very happy to be here at Maccabi. YALLA MACCABI!”