Ahmed Al-Tarabulsi

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Ahmed Al-Tarabulsi
Personal information
Full name Ahmad Khodr Al-Tarabulsi
Date of birth (1947-03-22) 22 March 1947 (age 70)
Place of birth Beirut, Lebanon
Height 1.72 m (5 ft 8 in)
Playing position Goalkeeper
Club information
Current team
Youth career
Nejmeh SC
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1968–1973 Qadsia SC
1973–1984 Kuwait SC
National team
1974–1983 Kuwait
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.

Ahmad Khodr Al-Tarabulsi (born 22 March 1947 in Beirut, Lebanon) is a Kuwaiti former professional footballer. He played as a goalkeeper for the Al-Kuwait Sports Club and the Kuwaiti National team.[citation needed]

Al-Tarabulsi performed well in the 1982 World Cup, especially against Czechoslovakia and England. He did not concede any goals in the 1974 Gulf Cup in Kuwait.

Al-Tarabulsi is originally from Lebanon, but was granted Kuwaiti citizenship to play for Kuwait's national team. He also played for Kuwait at the 1980 Summer Olympics.[1]

Besides playing football, he is also good in Quran recitation and won first place in International Quran Recital Competition 1986 in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

Post-Football Career

After retiring from football, Al-Tarabulsi became a well known Imam in the Hateen area in the Hawali Governorate of Kuwait.


  1. ^ "Ahmad Al-Tarabulsi Biography and Statistics". Sports Reference. Retrieved 13 August 2009.