Foreign players in Ligat Ha'al
So I was bored....
I did some counting on foreign born players in Ligat Ha'al. ( I included players like Toto Tamuz, Dele Yampolski etc.
There are a total of 79 foreign born players right now on Israeli rosters in Ligat Ha'al. Although more may be signed as the transfer window hasn't closed yet.
Of those, 31 are from Europe, 27 from Africa, and 21 From the Americas.
The country with the most players is Ghana with 10.
The countries tied for the least at one player are, Slovenia, Macedonia, Montenegro, Russia, Romania, Spain, Lithuania, Ivory Coast, Mali, Bolivia, Peru, Chile.
The countries with the most players from Europe are tied at four a piece. Croatia, France and Portugal.
Argentina has the most players from the Americas with seven.
The 79 players are broken down to, 24 FW, 27 MF, 19 DF, 9 GK
Highest percentage by position.
Americas DF 42%, MF 39%, FW 15%, GK 4%
Africa, FW 37%, MF 26%, DF 19%, GK 18%
Europe, MF 39% ,FW 35%, DF 16%, GK 10%
Total MF 34%, FW 30%, DF 24 %, GK 12%