Ahmed Mubarak Al-Mahaijri

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Ahmed Mubarak
Personal information
Full name Ahmed Mubarak Obaid Al-Mahaijri
Date of birth (1985-02-23) 23 February 1985 (age 33)
Place of birth Sur, Oman
Height 1.79 m (5 ft 10 in)
Playing position Defensive Midfielder
Club information
Current team
Mesaimeer
Number 12
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2000–2005 Al-Oruba 30 (7)
2004Al-Wahda (loan) 11 (0)
2005Al-Ain (loan) 7 (0)
2005–2007 Al-Rayyan 22 (1)
2007–2009 Al-Sailiya 35 (4)
2009–2010 Al-Ahli 10 (0)
2010–2011 Al-Fateh 21 (0)
2011Dubai (loan) 5 (0)
2011–2012 Al-Nasr 19 (3)
2012–2013 Al-Ettifaq 29 (2)
2013–2014 Fanja 28 (1)
2014–2015 Al-Oruba 10 (1)
2015–2016 Muaither ? (?)
2016–2017 Al-Markhiya ? (?)
2017– Mesaimeer ? (?)
National team
2003– Oman 164 (21)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 7 December 2017
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 20 January 2019

Ahmed Mubarak Obaid Al Mahaijri (Arabic: أحمد مبارك أحمد عبيد المحيجري‎; born 23 February 1985), commonly known as Ahmed Mubarak or Ahmed Kano, is an Omani footballer who plays for Mesaimeer in the Qatari Second Division.[1]

Club career[edit]

He has previously played for various clubs in GCC countries with clubs like Al-Wehda Club, Al-Ahli SC, Al-Fateh SC and Ettifaq FC of KSA, Al Ain S.C.C. and Dubai C.S.C. of the UAE, Al-Wakra, Al Rayyan Sports Club and Al-Sailiya Sport Club of Qatar and Al Naser Sporting Club of Kuwait. On 5 September 2013, he signed a one-year contract with 2012–13 Oman Elite League runners-up Fanja SC.[2] On 13 July 2014, he signed a one-year contract with his first most club Al-Oruba SC.[3]

career statistics[edit]

Club Season Division League Cup Continental[a] Other[b] Total
Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
Al-Oruba 2003–04 Omani League - 6 - 0 0 0 - 0 - 6
2004–05 - 1 - 0 0 0 - 0 - 1
Total - 7 - 0 0 0 - 0 - 7
Al-Rayyan 2006–07 Qatar Stars League - 1 - 0 0 0 - 0 - 1
Total - 1 - 0 0 0 - 0 - 1
Al-Sailiya 2007–08 Qatar Stars League - 4 - 2 0 0 - 0 - 6
Total - 4 - 2 0 0 - 0 - 6
Al-Ahli 2009–10 Saudi Professional League - 0 - 0 5 0 - 0 - 0
Total - 0 - 0 5 0 - 0 - 0
Al-Fateh 2010–11 Saudi Professional League 21 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 22 0
Total 21 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 22 0
Al-Nasr 2011–12 Kuwaiti Premier League 19 3 - 0 0 0 - 1 - 4
Total 19 3 - 0 0 0 - 1 - 4
Al-Ettifaq 2012–13 Saudi Professional League 23 0 2 0 3 1 0 0 28 1
2013–14 6 2 0 0 5 0 0 0 11 2
Total 29 2 2 0 8 1 0 0 39 3
Fanja 2013–14 Oman Professional League - 1 - 0 5 0 0 0 - 1
Total - 1 - 0 5 0 0 0 - 1
Career total - 18 - 2 18 1 - 1 - 22
  1. ^ Includes appearances in the AFC Champions League and AFC Cup
  2. ^ Includes goals in the GCC Champions League

International career[edit]

Ahmed is part of the first team squad of the Oman national football team. He was selected for the national team for the first time in 2003, along with Ahmed Hadid, Badar Al-Maimani and Ali Al-Habsi.

Arabian Gulf Cup[edit]

Ahmed has made appearances in the 2003, 2004, 2007, 2009, 2010, 2013, 2014, and the 2017 editions of the Arabian Gulf Cup. In the 2003 edition of the tournament, he scored one goal in an important 2−0 win against the United Arab Emirates. In the 2014 edition, he scored one goal in a close 1−1 draw against Iraq. And in the 2017 edition, he managed to score a critical penalty kick in a difficult 1−0 win against the hosts Kuwait.[4] Ahmed won the most valuable player award of the 2017 Gulf Cup for his role in the success of the Omani team tournament campaign.

AFC Asian Cup[edit]

Ahmed has made appearances in the 2004 Asian Cup qualifiers, the 2004 Asian Cup, the 2007 Asian Cup qualifiers, the 2007 Asian Cup, the 2011 Asian Cup qualifiers, the 2015 Asian Cup qualifiers, the 2015 Asian Cup, and the 2019 Asian Cup qualifiers.

FIFA World Cup qualification[edit]

Ahmed has made a total of four appearances in the 2006 FIFA World Cup qualifiers, six in the 2010 FIFA World Cup qualifiers and fourteen in the 2014 FIFA World Cup qualifiers. In the 2010 FIFA World Cup qualifiers, he scored one goal in a 1−1 draw against Japan.[5] He scored three goals in the 2014 FIFA World Cup qualifiers. The first one came in the second round of the FIFA World Cup qualifiers in a 2−0 win over Myanmar,[6] and the other two goals were scored in the fourth round of the FIFA World Cup qualifiers, one in a 2−1 win over Jordan[7] and another in a 1−2 loss against Japan.[8] Oman entered the last game of group play with a chance to qualify for at least the playoff-round, but a 1−0 loss to Jordan eliminated them from the competition.[9]

International goals[edit]

Scores and results list Oman's goal tally first.[10]
# Date Venue Opponent Score Result Competition
1. 31 December 2003 Al-Sadaqua Walsalam Stadium, Adiliya, Kuwait City, Kuwait  United Arab Emirates 1–0 2–0 16th Arabian Gulf Cup
2. 31 March 2004 Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium, Kochi, India  India 2–1 5–1 2006 FIFA World Cup qualification
3. 3–1
4. 1 December 2004 Bahrain National Stadium, Manama, Bahrain  Latvia 1–0 3–2 Friendly
5. 28 June 2007 Jurong West Sports and Recreation Centre, Singapore, Singapore  North Korea 1–2 2–2 Friendly
6. 7 June 2008 Royal Oman Police Stadium, Muscat, Oman  Japan 1–0 1–1 2010 FIFA World Cup qualification
7. 29 March 2011 Seeb Stadium, Seeb, Oman  Tunisia 1–0 2–1 Friendly
8. 2–1
9. 28 July 2011 Thuwunna Stadium, Yangon, Myanmar  Myanmar 2–0 2–0 2014 FIFA World Cup qualification
10. 16 October 2012 Sultan Qaboos Sports Complex, Muscat, Oman  Jordan 1–0 2–1 2014 FIFA World Cup qualification
11. 14 November 2012 Sultan Qaboos Sports Complex, Muscat, Oman  Japan 1–1 1–2 2014 FIFA World Cup qualification
12. 27 May 2014 Bunyodkor Stadium, Tashkent, Uzbekistan  Uzbekistan 1–0 1–0 Friendly
13. 17 November 2014 Prince Faisal bin Fahd Stadium, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia  Iraq 1–1 1–1 22nd Arabian Gulf Cup
14. 2 October 2015 Sultan Qaboos Sports Complex, Muscat, Oman  Syria 2–0 2–1 Friendly
15. 13 October 2015 Sultan Qaboos Sports Complex, Muscat, Oman  India 1–0 3–0 2018 FIFA World Cup qualification
16. 24 March 2016 Sultan Qaboos Sports Complex, Muscat, Oman  Guam 1–0 1–0 2018 FIFA World Cup qualification
17. 28 March 2017 Sultan Qaboos Sports Complex, Muscat, Oman  Bhutan 2–0 14–0 2019 AFC Asian Cup qualification
18. 13 June 2017 Faisal Al-Husseini International Stadium, Al-Ram, Palestine  Palestine 1–2 1–2 2019 AFC Asian Cup qualification
19. 10 October 2017 National Football Stadium, Malé, Maldives  Maldives 3–1 3–1 2019 AFC Asian Cup qualification
20. 25 December 2017 Jaber International Stadium, Kuwait City, Kuwait  Kuwait 1–0 1–0 23rd Arabian Gulf Cup
21. 17 January 2019 Mohammed bin Zayed Stadium, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates  Turkmenistan 1–0 3–1 2019 AFC Asian Cup

Honours[edit]

Club[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Ahmed Mubarak Al-Mahaijri". National Football Teams. Benjamin Strack-Zimmerman.
  2. ^ "فنجاء يتعاقد مع أحمد مبارك كانو نجم المنتخب العماني". Koora.com.
  3. ^ "العروبة يتعاقد مع كانو وسعد سهيل وهاشم صالح الي نادي صلالة". Lo3btna.com.
  4. ^ "Kuwait vs Oman 0-1". soccerway.com. 25 December 2017. Retrieved 10 January 2018.
  5. ^ "Oman vs Japan 1-1". soccerway.com. 7 June 2008.
  6. ^ "Myanmar vs Oman 0-2". soccerway.com. 28 July 2011.
  7. ^ "Oman vs Jordan 2-1 Match Report". fifa.com.
  8. ^ "Oman vs Japan 1-2 Match Report". fifa.com.
  9. ^ "Jordan vs Oman 1-0 Match Report". fifa.com.
  10. ^ Ahmed Mubarak Obaid Al-Mahaijri - Century of International Appearances

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