Genk 2012/13 home - Elyaniv Barda #18 (Europa League)

Match worn KRC Genk 2012/13 home shirt, worn by Israeli forward Elyaniv Barda #18 in a Europa League match in 2012/13. Barda scored 2 goals in 5 appearances in the Europa League this season, and both were winning goals - against Sporting Lisbon at home (having come on as a substitute in the 83' minute) and Videoton away, both in the group stage. He also played in both Round of 32 knockout round matches as Genk were knocked out by Stuttgart. He also made 2 appearances in the qualifying matches, for a total of 7 appearances in the Europa League in 2012/13.

This was Barda's last season at Genk, where he spent six season from 2007 to 2013 and became the highest scoring foreign player in their history, with 67 goals and 50 assists in 196 appearances in all competitions. In 2012/13, his last season, he scored 9 and assisted 11 goals in all competitions in 33 appearances as Genk went on to win the Belgian Cup. With Genk he also won the Belgian Cup in 2008/09, the Belgian League in 2010/11 and Belgian Super Cup in 2011. After six years in Belgium with Genk, he returned to his home club Hapoel Be'er Sheva in Israel. He is a fan favorite at Genk and considered among the most successful Israeli players abroad.

 
Barda in action against Stuttgart in the Round of 32

Barda in action against Stuttgart in the Round of 32  
 (c) getty images

Barda celebrating Genk's win against Sporting Lisbon, in which he scored the winner
(c) getty images

Barda celebrating his winning goal against Videoton

Barda in action against Basel       (c) getty images

Barda celebrating his winning goal against Sporting Lisbon   
(c) getty images

Comments