Abdulaziz Al-Muqbali

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Abdulaziz Al-Muqbali
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Abdulaziz Al-Muqbali, Omani footballer
Personal information
Full name Abdulaziz Humaid Mubarak Al-Muqbali
Date of birth (1989-04-23) 23 April 1989 (age 25)
Place of birth Sohar, Oman
Height 1.81 m (5 ft 11 in)
Playing position Striker
Club information
Current team
Al-Kuwait
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2009–2010 Dhofar 17 (0)
2010–2012 Sohar 35 (2)
2012–2013 Al-Shabab 29 (2)
2013 Al-Taawon (loan) 8 (1)
2013–2015 Fanja 23 (7)
2015– Al-Kuwait 0 (0)
National team
2011 Oman U-23 2 (0)
2012– Oman 42 (14)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.

† Appearances (Goals).

‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 17 January 2015

Abdul Aziz Humaid Mubarak Al-Muqbali commonly known as Abdulaziz Al-Muqbali (Arabic: عبد العزيز بن حميد المقبالي‎; born 23 April 1989) is an Omani footballer who plays for Al-Kuwait SC in Kuwaiti Premier League.[1]

Club career[edit]

Abdulaziz Al-Muqbali - 2013–14 Sultan Qaboos Cup

On 26 July 2012, he signed a one-year contract with Al-Shabab Club. On 11 January 2013, he signed a six-months contract with Saudi Professional League club Al-Taawon FC. On 25 July 2013, he signed a one-year contract with 2012–13 Oman Elite League runners-up Fanja SC. On 3 July 2014, he signed a one-year contract extension with Fanja SC.[2]

On 25 January 2015, he signed a four-month contract and was officially transferred on a four-month loan deal from Fanja SC to Kuwaiti top club, Al-Kuwait SC for the remaining 2014–15 Kuwaiti Premier League season.[3]

Club career statistics[edit]

Club Season Division League Cup Continental[a] Other Total
Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
Al-Shabab 2012–13 Oman Elite League - 2 - 2 0 0 - 0 - 4
Total - 2 - 2 0 0 - 0 - 4
Al-Taawon 2012–13 Saudi Professional League 8 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 8 1
Total 8 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 8 1
Fanja 2013–14 Oman Professional League 23 7 - 5 5 1 - 0 - 13
Total - 7 - 5 5 1 - 0 - 13
Career total - 2 - 0 6 0 - 0 - 2
  1. ^ Includes appearances in the AFC Cup

International career[edit]

U-22 Career[edit]

Abdulaziz started his career with the Oman national under-23 football team in 2011 in the 2012 London Olympics qualification when Oman was still fighting for its first ever appearance in football at the Summer Olympics. He scored two goals in Oman's journey in 2012 London Olympics qualification in the Third Round of London Olympics qualification, one in a 1-1 draw against Qatar although later Oman were awarded a 3-0 win as Qatar fielded an ill-eligible player and another in the return leg in a 2-2 draw against Qatar. Oman nearly made its first appearance in football at the Summer Olympics after earning an inter-confederation play-off match with Senegal for a chance qualify for the 2012 Olympics but a 0-2 loss eliminated them from contention.[4]

Gulf Cup of Nations[edit]

In the 2013 Gulf Cup of Nations, Abdulaziz made two appearances but failed to score a single goal. Oman could score only one goal and this time it was from the spot by youngster Hussain Al-Hadhri in a 1-2 loss against Qatar.[5] Oman failed to qualify for the semi-finals.[6]

FIFA World Cup qualification[edit]

Abdulaziz has made eleven appearances in the 2014 FIFA World Cup qualification scoring two goals. He made his first appearance for Oman on 11 October 2011 in the Third Round of FIFA World Cup qualification in a 0-3 loss against Australia.[7][8] He scored his first goal for his country later in the Third Round in a 2-0 win over Thailand, which allowed them to progress to the Fourth Round of 2014 World Cup qualification for the first time after 2002 FIFA World Cup qualification.[9] Oman entered the last game of group play with a chance to qualify for at least the playoff-round, but a 1-0 loss to Jordan eliminated them from contention.[10]

AFC Asian Cup Qualification[edit]

Abdulaziz has made five appearances in the 2015 AFC Asian Cup qualification scoring a goal in a 1-0 win over Syria in Oman's first match.[11]

National team career statistics[edit]

Goals for Senior National Team[edit]

Scores and results list Oman's goal tally first.
# Date Venue Opponent Score Result Competition
1 29 February 2012 Sultan Qaboos Sports Complex, Muscat, Oman  Thailand 2–0 2–0 2014 FIFA World Cup qualification
2 15 August 2012 Al-Saada Stadium, Salalah, Oman  Egypt 1–0 1–1 Friendly
3 8 November 2012 Sultan Qaboos Sports Complex, Muscat, Oman  Estonia 1–2 1–2 Friendly
4 6 February 2013 Sultan Qaboos Sports Complex, Muscat, Oman  Syria 1–0 1–0 2015 AFC Asian Cup qualification
5 20 March 2013 Sultan Qaboos Sports Complex, Muscat, Oman  Haiti 1–0 3–0 Friendly
6 20 March 2013 Sultan Qaboos Sports Complex, Muscat, Oman  Haiti 2–0 3–0 Friendly
7 20 March 2013 Sultan Qaboos Sports Complex, Muscat, Oman  Haiti 3–0 3–0 Friendly
8 26 March 2013 Stadium Australia, Sydney, Australia  Australia 1–0 2–2 2014 FIFA World Cup qualification
9 22 May 2013 Sultan Qaboos Sports Complex, Muscat, Oman  Iran 1–0 3–1 Friendly match
10 29 May 2013 Sultan Qaboos Sports Complex, Muscat, Oman  Lebanon 1–0 1–1 Friendly
11 20 November 2014 Prince Faisal bin Fahd Stadium, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia  Kuwait 1–0 5–0 2014 Gulf Cup
12 20 November 2014 Prince Faisal bin Fahd Stadium, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia  Kuwait 5–0 5–0 2014 Gulf Cup
13 31 December 2014 Canberra Stadium, Canberra, Australia  Qatar 1–0 2–2 Friendly
14 17 January 2015 Newcastle International Sports Centre, Newcastle, Australia  Kuwait 1–0 1–0 2015 Asian Cup

Honours[edit]

Club[edit]

Dhofar
Fanja

References[edit]

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