Yehoda Balai (17) the midfielder of Maccabi Tel Aviv ‘Schahar’ signed a three-year-deal at the club. Balai, last season scored 9 goals in 35 appearances for Maccabi’s U17’s, helped his side win the League and Cup double. At international level, Balai made 2 appearances for Israel’s U16’s and scored a goal in 10 appearances for the U17’sMaccabi’s Academy Director, Claudio Braga, told the club’s official website: “Yehoda is a talented player who begins his fifth season in the Maccabi Academy. Following his development in recent years we believe that this season Yehuda will continue his progress at the youth team. We all believe that Yehuda has great potential to succeed and continue his progress at the club in the future.”