Fawzi Bashir

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Fawzi Bashir
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Fawzi Bashir, Omani footballer
Personal information
Full name Fawzi Bashir Rajab Bait Doorbeen
Date of birth (1984-05-06) 6 May 1984 (age 30)
Place of birth Salalah, Oman
Height 1.75 m (5 ft 9 in)
Playing position Attacking Midfielder
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1998–2004 Al-Nasr ? (1)
2004–2005 Al-Ittifaq ? (1)
2005–2006 Al-Wakra ? (5)
2006–2007 Al-Qadisiya ? (2)
2007–2008 Al-Gharafa ? (5)
2008–2009 Kazma ? (0)
2009–2012 Baniyas 52 (14)
2012–2013 Al-Dhafra 10 (3)
2013 Ajman 11 (0)
2013-2014 Dhofar ? (1)
National team
2001– Oman 124 (26)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.
† Appearances (Goals).

Fawzi Bashir Rajab Bait Doorbeen commonly known as Fawzi Bashir (Arabic: فوزي بشير رجب بيت دوربين‎; born 6 May 1984) is an Omani footballer who last played for Dhofar S.C.S.C. in Oman Professional League.[1]

Club career[edit]

Fawzi Bashir (R) and Yaqoob Abdul-Karim (L) taking part in a training session with Oman national football team
Fawzi Bashir, Omani footballer

He has previously played for various clubs in GCC countries like Ettifaq FC of KSA, Al-Wakrah Sport Club and Al-Gharafa Sports Club of Qatar, Qadsia SC and Kazma Sporting Club of Kuwait and Baniyas SC, Al-Dhafra Club and Ajman Club of UAE. On 1 October 2013, he signed a six-months contract with Dhofar S.C.S.C..

Club career statistics[edit]

Club Season Division League Cup Continental[a] Other Total
Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
Al-Nasr 2003–04 Omani League - 1 - 0 0 0 - 0 - 1
Total - 1 - 0 0 0 - 0 - 1
Al-Ittifaq 2004–05 Saudi Premier League - 1 - 0 0 0 - 0 - 1
Total - 1 - 0 0 0 - 0 - 1
Al-Wakra 2005–06 Qatar Stars League - 5 - 0 0 0 - 0 - 5
Total - 5 - 0 0 0 - 0 - 5
Al-Qadisiya 2006–07 Kuwaiti Premier League - 2 - 1 - 2 - 0 - 3
Total - 2 - 1 - 2 - 0 - 3
Al-Gharafa 2007–08 Qatar Stars League - 5 - 1 0 0 - 0 - 6
Total - 5 - 1 0 0 - 0 - 6
Kazma 2008–09 Kuwaiti Premier League - 0 - 1 0 0 - 0 - 1
Total - 0 - 1 0 0 - 0 - 1
Baniyas 2009–10 UAE Pro League 12 5 - 1 0 0 0 0 - 6
2010–11 21 7 - 2 0 0 0 0 - 9
2011–12 19 2 6 0 6 1 0 0 31 3
Total 52 14 - 3 6 1 0 0 - 18
Al-Dhafra 2012–13 UAE Pro League 10 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 10 3
Total 10 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 10 3
Ajman 2013–14 UAE Arabian Gulf League 11 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 14 0
Total 11 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 14 0
Dhofar 2013–14 Oman Professional League - 1 - 2 0 0 0 0 - 3
Total - 1 - 2 0 0 0 0 - 3
Career total - 32 - 8 6 3 - 0 - 41
  1. ^ Includes appearances in the AFC Champions League and AFC Cup

International career[edit]

He has been an active member of the senior national team since the early turn of the millennium. Fawzi has been a very key player for the Oman national team, as well as his clubs in play making and scoring. He joined the national team at a very young age of 17 and from the very beginning was a member of the starting line-up. Bashir had held the number 10 shirt since 2001 as well. He was part of the first team squad of the Oman national football team till 2013. Fawzi was selected for the national team for the first time in 2001.

Gulf Cup of Nations[edit]

Fawzi has made appearances in the 2003 Gulf Cup of Nations, the 2004 Gulf Cup of Nations, the 2007 Gulf Cup of Nations, the 2009 Gulf Cup of Nations, the 2010 Gulf Cup of Nations and the 2013 Gulf Cup of Nations.

He first showed his talent during the 2003 Gulf Cup of Nations, scoring two goals, one in a 1-1 draw against Yemen and another in a 2-0 win over Qatar. In the tournament, Oman finished at the fourth place, hence reaching its best ever position in the Gulf Cup of Nations competition, reaching the final four round for the first time, with eight points from two wins and two draws.[2]

In the 2007 Gulf Cup of Nations, he scored one goal in a 2-1 win over the hosts the United Arab Emirates in the Group stage. This was the second time when Oman reached to the finals but again they lost to the hosts, the United Arab Emirates. Ismail Matar, the Emirati legend, scored the lone goal of the match as United Arab Emirates won their first ever Gulf Cup of Nations.[3]

Finally in 2009, he helped his team to win their first ever Gulf Cup of Nations trophy. He scored one goal in the 2009 Gulf Cup of Nations in a 2-0 win over Bahrain.[4]

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

AFC Asian Cup[edit]

Fawzi has made appearances in the 2004 AFC Asian Cup qualification, the 2004 AFC Asian Cup, the 2007 AFC Asian Cup qualification, the 2007 AFC Asian Cup, the 2011 AFC Asian Cup qualification and has also represented the national team in the 2015 AFC Asian Cup qualification.

He scored six goals in the 2004 AFC Asian Cup qualification,[7] a brace in a 7-0 win over Nepal,[8] a hat-trick in a 6-0 win over Nepal[9] and another in a 3-1 win over South Korea[10] hence helping his team to qualify for the 2004 AFC Asian Cup. In the tournament, Oman won four points in a 2-0 win over Thailand[11] and a 2-2 draw against Iran[12] and hence failed to qualify for the quarter-finals.[13]

In the 2007 AFC Asian Cup qualification,[14] he scored a brace in a 5-0 win over Pakistan.[15] Badar Al-Maimani scored one and the only goal of Oman in the 2007 AFC Asian Cup in a 1-1 draw against Australia.[16] In the tournament, Oman won two points in two points in a 1-1 draw against Australia and in a 0-0 draw against Iraq[17] and hence failed to qualify for the quarter-finals.[18]

In the 2011 AFC Asian Cup qualification, he scored one goal in a 2-1 win over Indonesia.[19] Oman failed to qualify for the 2011 AFC Asian Cup.[20]

FIFA World Cup qualification[edit]

Fawzi has made thirteen appearances in the 2002 FIFA World Cup qualification, six in the 2006 FIFA World Cup qualification, seven in the 2010 FIFA World Cup qualification and eleven in the 2014 FIFA World Cup qualification.

His only goal for Oman in FIFA World Cup qualification matches came in the First Round of 2010 FIFA World Cup qualification in a 2-0 win over Nepal.[21]

Retirement[edit]

In February 2013, soon after the 2013 Gulf Cup of Nations Bashir announced his retirement from national duty. Basheer and Oman's coach Paul Le Guen were reported to have started drifting apart nearly a year and a half ago when the Frenchman replaced the midfielder with Ali Al Habsi as captain during the World Cup qualifying match against Australia late in 2011. Media reports suggested fresh differences between the two after a friendly against Togo in late 2012 which Oman lost 0-1.[22]

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 25 September 2003 Incheon, Korea Republic    Nepal 1-0 7-0 2004 AFC Asian Cup qualification
2 25 September 2003 Incheon, Korea Republic    Nepal 5-0 7-0 2004 AFC Asian Cup qualification
3 19 December 2003 Muscat, Oman    Nepal 1-0 6-0 2004 AFC Asian Cup qualification
4 19 December 2003 Muscat, Oman    Nepal 4-0 6-0 2004 AFC Asian Cup qualification
5 19 December 2003 Muscat, Oman    Nepal 6-0 6-0 2004 AFC Asian Cup qualification
6 21 December 2003 Sultan Qaboos Sports Complex, Muscat, Oman  South Korea 3-1 3-1 2004 AFC Asian Cup qualification
7 28 December 2003 Al-Sadaqua Walsalam Stadium, Adiliya, Kuwait City, Kuwait  Yemen 1-1 1-1 2003 Gulf Cup of Nations
8 11 January 2004 Al-Sadaqua Walsalam Stadium, Adiliya, Kuwait City, Kuwait  Qatar 1-0 2-0 2003 Gulf Cup of Nations
9 10 April 2005 Prince Abdullah al-Faisal Stadium, Jeddah, Saudi Arabia  Sudan 1-1 4-1 2005 Islamic Solidarity Games
10 12 April 2005 Prince Abdullah al-Faisal Stadium, Jeddah, Saudi Arabia  Tajikistan 1-0 3-0 2005 Islamic Solidarity Games
11 16 April 2005 Prince Abdullah al-Faisal Stadium, Jeddah, Saudi Arabia  Saudi Arabia 1-0 1-2 2005 Islamic Solidarity Games
12 6 September 2006 Sultan Qaboos Sports Complex, Muscat, Oman  Pakistan 2-0 5-0 2007 AFC Asian Cup qualification
13 6 September 2006 Sultan Qaboos Sports Complex, Muscat, Oman  Pakistan 4-0 5-0 2007 AFC Asian Cup qualification
14 17 January 2007 Zayed Sports City Stadium, Abu Dhabi, UAE  United Arab Emirates 1-0 2-1 2007 Gulf Cup of Nations
15 1 July 2007 Singapore, Singapore  Saudi Arabia 1-1 (P)1-1 Friendly
16 8 October 2008 Sultan Qaboos Sports Complex, Muscat, Oman    Nepal 1-0 2-0 2010 FIFA World Cup qualification
17 20 August 2008 Muscat, Oman  Uzbekistan 1-0 2-0 Friendly
18 17 December 2008 Muscat, Oman  China PR 1-0 3-1 Friendly
19 10 January 2009 Sultan Qaboos Sports Complex, Muscat, Oman  Bahrain 1-0 2-0 2009 Gulf Cup of Nations
20 31 December 2009 National Stadium, Kallang, Singapore  Singapore 1–0 4–1 Friendly
21 6 January 2010 Gelora Bung Karno Stadium, Jakarta, Indonesia  Indonesia 1-0 2-1 2011 AFC Asian Cup qualification

Honours[edit]

Club[edit]

National Team[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Fawzi Bashir at National-Football-Teams.com
  2. ^ "Gulf Cup16 - Kuwait 2003". goalzz.com. 
  3. ^ "Gulf Cup 18 - Emirates 2007". goalzz.com. 
  4. ^ "Gulf Cup 19 - Oman 2009". goalzz.com. 
  5. ^ "QATAR VS. OMAN 2 - 1". soccerway.com. 
  6. ^ "GULF CUP 2013". soccerway.com. 
  7. ^ "ASIAN CUP QUALIFICATION 2004". soccerway.com. 
  8. ^ "NEPAL VS. OMAN 0 - 7". soccerway.com. 
  9. ^ "OMAN VS. NEPAL 6 - 0". soccerway.com. 
  10. ^ "OMAN VS. KOREA REPUBLIC 3 - 1". soccerway.com. 
  11. ^ "OMAN VS. THAILAND 2 - 0". soccerway.com. 
  12. ^ "OMAN VS. IRAN 2 - 2". soccerway.com. 
  13. ^ "ASIAN CUP 2004". soccerway.com. 
  14. ^ "ASIAN CUP QUALIFICATION 2004". soccerway.com. 
  15. ^ "OMAN VS. PAKISTAN 5 - 0". soccerway.com. 
  16. ^ "AUSTRALIA VS. OMAN 1 - 1". soccerway.com. 
  17. ^ "OMAN VS. IRAQ 0 - 0". soccerway.com. 
  18. ^ "ASIAN CUP 2007". soccerway.com. 
  19. ^ "INDONESIA VS. OMAN 1 - 2". soccerway.com. 
  20. ^ "ASIAN CUP QUALIFICATION 2011". soccerway.com. 
  21. ^ "OMAN VS. NEPAL 2 - 0". soccerway.com. 
  22. ^ "BASHEER TO RETIRE AFTER GULF CUP". muscatdaily.com. Retrieved 12 January 2013. 

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