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Sport Box - Bibras Natkho - Netflix
Bibras Natkho (Adyghe: Бибэрс Натхъо [bəjbars naːtχʷa], Hebrew: ביברס נאתכו; born 18 February 1988) is an Israeli footballer who plays as a central midfielder for the Israel national team.
Sport Box - Rubin Kazan - Netflix
In 2011–12 season, Natkho started the season well in all competitions. He scored his first goal of the season, on 27 May 2011, in a 4–1 win over Tom Tomsk. His second goal of the season came on 14 June 2011, in a 3–0 win over Dynamo Moscow. As a result of his performance, Natkho was named Team of The Week Matchday 13. Elsewhere, Natkho scored two goals in the Champions League qualifier against Dynamo Kyiv and Lyon, who they eliminated Kazan out of the competitions and the club would play in the Europa League. Then in the Europa League campaign, Natkho scored twice in six matches in the Group Stage of the Europa League against Tottenham Hostpur and Shamrock Rovers. Natkho performance was praised for his role during the season and helped the club win the Russian Cup after playing a vital of assisting the winning goal, in a 1–0 win over Dynamo Moscow. Natkho would 56 appearances and scoring fourteen appearances in all competitions. Also at the end of the year, Natkho was voted by the club's supporters as the best player of the year. At the start of the 2012–13 season, Natkho continuously made a good start for the club when he six goals in the first six matches against Krasnodar, twice against Alania Vladikavkaz, Dynamo Moscow, Spartak Moscow and Zenit Saint Petersburg. Soon after, Natkho started negotiating over a new three-year contract with the club that will keep him until 2016. However, the negotiations changed again to a one-year contract a month later. Despite a contract negotiations, which is yet reported, Natkho scored his sixth goal of the season, Natkho scored his sixth goal of the season, on 11 November 2012, in a 2–0 win over Krylia Sovetov Samara. It would later revealed delayment of Natkho's new contract was over the future of Manager Kurban Berdyev. In the quarter final of the Europa League, Natcho scored two goals (both coming from penalty) in both legs, as Rubin Kazan lose 5–4 on aggregate against Chelsea. Natkho would later added two more goals later in the season against Lokomotiv Moscow and Krasndor. At the end of the 2012–13 season, Natkho wasn't only named by Sports.ru as one of the top players in the Russian league, but team of the year. However, Natkho agent revealed Natkho had yet reach an agreement over a new contract. In 2013–14 season, Natkho started his season when he scored in the second round of first leg of the Europa League, in a 3–2 win over Jagondina. Rubin Kazan would win in the return leg and would progress to the Group Stage. With his uncertainty of his future, as his contract with the club expires in six months time, it announced that Natkho would stay at the club for the remaining months until January. In the Europa League, Natkho played a vital role of assisting goals in the qualifying round and group stages. He would score three goals in six matches of the Group Stage, against Zulte Waregem and Maribor. In conclusion of the Europa League Group Stage, UEFA named Natkho as Team of the Group Stages. Natkhos scored his league goal, on 2 December 2013, in a 3–0 win over Amkar Perm. Natkho was named in the Team of the Season of the Europa League in the 2013/14 season. In the comments on his inclusion, UEFA said: “Probably Rubin's top performer over the last three years, the Israeli international dominates midfield, supplying assists and delivering great set pieces”. In the winter break of the season, it announced that Natkho would leave the club upon expiry of his contract. Natkho cited the departure of Manager Berdyev as the reason of his departure. After leaving the club, Natkho hinted playing in the Bundesliga since it fits his playing style. Natkho rejected a latest contract from Rubin Kazan despite having increase wages. During his career at Rubin Kazan, He is sometimes referred to as the 'best foreigner' in the Russian league and made one-hundred and four appearance and scoring twenty-one times.
After the 2009–10 UEFA Europa League losing 3–0 on aggregate in the Round of 32 of Europa League, Natkho moved to the eventual “European Dream” killers Rubin Kazan on 8 March 2010, signing a four-year deal. with transfer fee of €650.000 paid to Hapoel Tel Aviv. Natkho then scored his first goal for the club, on 17 April 2010, in a 1–0 win over Amkar Perm. His second goal came in a 2–1 win over Rostov on 16 October 2010.However, injuries limited his playing time, as he made fourteen appearance and scoring twice.
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