Ahmed Abdel-Qader

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Ahmed Abdel-Qader
Personal information
Full name Ahmed Abdel-Qader Ahmed Abu Ismail
Date of birth (1968-11-10) November 10, 1968 (age 46)
Place of birth Sahab, Jordan
Height 1.86 m (6 ft 1 in)
Playing position Left-Back
Club information
Current team
Jordan (assistant manager)
Youth career
1984–1986 Sahab
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1986–1998 Sahab ? (?)
National team
1991–1995 Jordan ? (?)
Teams managed
1999–2003 Sahab
2003 That Ras
2004–2007 Jordan U-20 (Assistant)
2007–2008 Jordan U-20
2008–2009 That Ras
2008–2013 Jordan (Assistant)
2013 Shabab Al-Ordon
2013–2014 Saham
2014 Jordan
2014– Jordan (Assistant)

* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.

† Appearances (Goals).

Ahmed Abdel-Qader Ahmed Abu Ismail commonly known as Ahmed Abdel-Qader (Arabic: أحمد عبد القادر أحمد أبو إسماعيل‎; born 10 November 1968) is a Jordanian football manager and a former footballer who is the current assistant manager of Jordan national football team.[1]

Playing career[edit]

During his playing career he enjoyed a successful stay with his hometown club Sahab SC. He also played for the Jordan national football team from 1991-1995. He has made appearances in the 1992 Arab Nations Cup and has represented the national team in 1994 FIFA World Cup qualification.

Managerial career[edit]

Jordan[edit]

He had a successful managerial career in Jordan with Sahab SC, That Ras Club, Jordan national under-20 football team and Shabab Al-Ordon.

Ahmed first began his managerial career as the manager of his parent club Sahab SC in 1999 and worked for the Sahab-based club for four years.

In 2005, he was appointed as the assistant manager of Jordan national under-20 football team. He worked under Danish manager Jan Poulsen from 2005 to 2007. He and his coaching staff was known for helping Jordan national under-20 football team qualify for the 2007 FIFA U-20 World Cup in Canada after securing a fourth place in the 2006 AFC Youth Championship in India. After Jordan's elimination from the group stage in the 2007 FIFA U-20 World Cup, he was appointed as the manager of the Jordan national under-20 football.

After enjoying successful stays with the junior sides of Jordan, in 2008 he was appointed as the assistant manager of Jordan national football team where he worked under Portuguese manager Nelo Vingada in 2008 and Iraqi manager Adnan Hamad from 2009 to 2013. In 2011, he as an assistant manager lead the Jordan national football team to the finals of the 2011 Pan Arab Games where his side lost 1-0 to Bahrain national football team as Bahraini veteran striker Ismail Abdul-Latif scored a late goal for his nation.

Oman[edit]

He first moved out of Jordan in 2013 to Oman where he was appointed as the manager of Saham SC.[2][3][4]

Back to Jordan[edit]

After helping Jordan reach the 2014 FIFA World Cup qualification – AFC Fifth Round, followed by the expiration of Adnan Hamad's contract with the Jordan national team he was appointed as the manager of Shabab Al-Ordon in 2013.[5]

Achievements as manager[edit]

Honors[edit]

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