Ali Mabkhout

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Ali Mabkhout
Personal information
Full name Ali Ahmed Mabkhout Mohsen Omaran Alhajeri
Date of birth (1990-10-05) 5 October 1990 (age 24)
Place of birth Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
Height 1.77 m (5 ft 10 in)
Playing position Forward
Club information
Current team
Al Jazira
Number 7
Youth career
2004–2008 Al Jazira
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2008– Al Jazira 108 (42)
National team
2008–2009 United Arab Emirates U20 10 (0)
2012 United Arab Emirates U23 16 (4)
2012– United Arab Emirates 37 (25)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 9 November 2014.

† Appearances (Goals).

‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 30 January 2015

Ali Ahmed Mabkhout Mohsen Omaran Alhajeri (Arabic: علي أحمد مبخوت محسن عمران الهاجري‎; born 5 October 1990) known as Ali Mabkhout, is a Emirati international footballer who plays as a forward for Al Jazira Club.[1] He plays as forward and second striker as well in both his club and national team.

He is always considered as little Adnan Al Talyani a UAE football legend. He has a great physical strength and high speed ability. He started to play for Al Jazira in a youth team and made his way through to the first team in 2009.

Club career[edit]

Al Jazira[edit]

He made his senior and league debut on 17 April in a 4–1 home win against Al Sharjah Club, but he did not emerge significantly in his debut. His second match against Al Dhafra On 26 April he scored his first senior goal. His third match was the Derby Match against Al Ain FC His talent emerged remarkably and he scored his second senior goal in the 90th minute to finish the match with Al Jazira win 2-0. his first Champions League goal was against Esteghlal F.C. in the 49th minute.

Mabkhout began to gain respect of the fans at the beginning of season. He made a great and fearsome partnership with Ricardo Oliveira. The new season began and a more developed Ali Mabkhout performance was noticeable. he began to score from the beginning of the season.

International career[edit]

Youth career[edit]

2012 Summer Olympics[edit]

He was part of the UAE olympic team that qualified to olympic games in London. He played 3 games in Olympic games against Uruguay, Great Britain and Senegal.

Senior career[edit]

In 16 October 2012 at Za'abeel Stadium in Dubai with UAE national shirt against Gulf Rival Bahrain in a friendly match, Ali Mabkhout has scored his first ever super hat-trick and led UAE to a massive 6–2 win.

2013 Gulf Cup of Nations[edit]

Ali Mabkhout played his first major international tournament in Gulf Cup of Nations 2013. He was selected by his previous and current UAE international team coach Mahdi Ali. He played a significant part in the road of the glory. His first goal against Qatar at the 28th minute which ended 3-1 for UAE.He also scored a fantastic goal against Bahrain in the second group match after passing through Abdulla Marzooq Bahrain National team Captain with great dribble skill that made Marzooq to the ground and scored a goal to the right of the Goalkeeper at the 39th minute. This trophy was his first as a first team player.

2015 AFC Asian Cup[edit]

Mabkhout was named in UAE's 23-man squad for the 2015 AFC Asian Cup, held in Australia. He started the opening match of the tournament against Qatar and scored twice in 4–1 win. In the following match against Bahrain, Mabkhout scored the fastest goal ever scored in AFC Asian Cup history in the fourteenth second. UAE won the match 2–1 and qualified to the knockout stage. In the quarter-final, Mabkhout scored the opening goal of a 1–1 draw with Japan at Stadium Australia in Sydney. He went on to convert his kick as the Emiratis defeated the defending champions 5–4 in a penalty shootout.[2] He also scored the winning goal in UAE's 3–2 win over Iraq in third-place match. He then won the Golden Boot as the tournament's top goalscorer with 5 goals.

Career statistics[edit]

Club[edit]

Club Season League
Cup2

Asia1
Total
Apps Goals Assists Apps Goals Assists Apps Goals Assists Apps Goals Assists
Al-Jazira 2009–10 16 3 0 6 2 0 1 1 0 23 6 0
2010–11 8 2 0 6 4 0 0 0 0 14 6 0
2011–12 12 3 0 3 0 0 3 1 0 18 4 0
2012–13 24 11 0 2 1 0 4 1 0 30 13 0
2013–14 3 3 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 3 1
Total 63 22 1 17 7 0 8 3 0 88 32 1
Career Totals 63 22 1 17 7 0 8 3 0 88 32 1


1Continental competitions include the AFC Champions League
2Other tournaments include the UAE President Cup and Etisalat Emirates Cup,

International goals[edit]

Scores and results list United Arab Emirates's goal tally first.
# Date Venue Opponent Score Result Competition
1 16 October 2012 Zabeel Stadium, Dubai, United Arab Emirates  Bahrain 1–0 6–2 Friendly
2 2–2
3 4–2
4 5–2
5 14 November 2012 Mohammed Bin Zayed Stadium, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates  Estonia 2–1 2–1 Friendly
6 5 January 2013 Khalifa Sports City Stadium, Isa Town, Bahrain  Qatar 2–1 3–1 2013 Gulf Cup of Nations
7 8 January 2013 Bahrain National Stadium, Riffa, Bahrain  Bahrain 1–0 2–1 2013 Gulf Cup of Nations
8 22 March 2013 Mohammed Bin Zayed Stadium, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates  Uzbekistan 2–1 2–1 2015 AFC Asian Cup Qualification
9 5 September 2013 King Fahd International Stadium, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia  Trinidad and Tobago 2–0 3–3 2013 OSN Cup
10 9 September 2013 King Fahd International Stadium, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia  New Zealand 2–0 2–0 2013 OSN Cup Final
5 October 2013 Shenzhen Stadium, Shenzhen, China  Laos 2–0 2–0 Unofficial friendly
9 October 2013 Shenzhen Stadium, Shenzhen, China  Malaysia 3–0 3–1 Unofficial friendly
11 15 October 2013 Hong Kong Stadium, So Kon Po, Hong Kong  Hong Kong 1–0 4–0 2015 AFC Asian Cup Qualification
12 2–0
13 3–0
14 9 November 2013 Al Nahyan Stadium, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates  Philippines 4–0 4–0 Friendly
15 19 November 2013 Mohammed Bin Zayed Stadium, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates  Vietnam 3–0 5–0 2015 AFC Asian Cup Qualification
16 17 November 2014 Prince Faisal bin Fahd Stadium, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia  Kuwait 1–0 2–2 2014 Gulf Cup of Nations
17 2–0
18 20 November 2014 King Fahd International Stadium, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia  Iraq 1–0 2–0 2014 Gulf Cup of Nations
19 2–0
20 25 November 2014 Prince Faisal bin Fahd Stadium, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia  Oman 1–0 1–0 2014 Gulf Cup of Nations
21 11 January 2015 Canberra Stadium, Canberra, Australia  Qatar 3–1 4–1 2015 AFC Asian Cup
22 4–1
23 15 January 2015 Canberra Stadium, Canberra, Australia  Bahrain 1–0 2–1 2015 AFC Asian Cup
24 23 January 2015 Stadium Australia, Sydney, Australia  Japan 1–0 1–1 2015 AFC Asian Cup
25 30 January 2015 Newcastle Stadium, Newcastle, Australia  Iraq 3–2 3–2 2015 AFC Asian Cup

Honours[edit]

Club[edit]

Al Jazira

International[edit]

UAE
2010
2010
2013
2015

Individual[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Al Jazira SSC". Soccerway. Global Sports Media. Retrieved 23 September 2011. 
  2. ^ "Asian Cup 2015: UAE complete shock win over Japan to reach semi-final after penalty shootout dramatics". Australian Broadcasting Corporation. 23 January 2015. 
  3. ^ "United Arab Emirates - List of Champions". RSSSF. 

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