Ori Azu secured his future at Maccabi Tel Aviv after the club exercised the option on the 16-year-old who joined the club’s U-17’s earlier this year. Since joining Maccabi, Azu scored 9 goals in 16 appearances for the U17‘s before being promoted to the U19’s where he added another goal in 3 appearances.A regular member of Israel’s young national teams (U15’s and U17’s) Azu made a total of 6 appearances scoring a single goal against Hungary in August 2021.Maccabi’s Youth Department Manager, Guy Zukerman, said: “Ori is a talented forward who played at Maccabi Tel Aviv’s Youth Academy five years ago. He returned to us in January as we believe he will continue his progress at the youth team as he has great potential to develop himself at the club in the future”.