Yussef Suleiman

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Yussef Suleiman
Personal information
Date of birth (1986-09-17)September 17, 1986
Place of birth Homs, Syria
Date of death February 20, 2013(2013-02-20) (aged 26)
Place of death Damascus, Syria
Height 1.77 m (5 ft 10 in)
Playing position Centre forward
Youth career
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
?-present Al-Karamah
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.
† Appearances (Goals).

Yussef Suleiman (Arabic: يوسف سليمان‎) (September 17, 1986 – February 20, 2013) was a Syrian football player.

Sleman was born in Homs and last played for Al-Wathba SC. He was killed on during the Syrian civil war by a mortar shell struck by the armed opposition, while preparing for a league match at Tishreen Stadium in Damascus.[1]

He played for Al Karamah in the 2008 AFC Champions League knockout stages.[2][3][4]


  1. ^ http://tishreen.news.sy/tishreen/public/read/282328
  2. ^ "AFC Champions League 2008 MATCH SUMMARY". AFC Champions League. 2008-09-17. 
  3. ^ "Official ACL Media Guide 2008". the-afc.com. Retrieved 2010-02-18. 
  4. ^ "BBC News - Syria footballer 'killed in Damascus stadium attack'". Bbc.co.uk. 1970-01-01. Retrieved 2013-02-21.