Ahmed Mubarak Al-Mahaijri
|Full name||Ahmed Mubarak Obaid Al-Mahaijri|
|Date of birth||23 February 1985|
|Place of birth||Sur, Oman|
|Height||1.79 m (5 ft 10 in)|
|Playing position||Defensive Midfielder|
|2004||→ Al-Wahda (loan)||11||(0)|
|2005||→ Al-Ain (loan)||7||(0)|
|2011||→ Dubai (loan)||5||(0)|
* 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.
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. On 13 July 2014, he signed a one-year contract with his first most club Al-Oruba SC.
|Al-Rayyan||2006–07||Qatar Stars League||-||1||-||0||0||0||-||0||-||1|
|Al-Sailiya||2007–08||Qatar Stars League||-||4||-||2||0||0||-||0||-||6|
|Al-Ahli||2009–10||Saudi Professional League||-||0||-||0||5||0||-||0||-||0|
|Al-Fateh||2010–11||Saudi Professional League||21||0||1||0||0||0||0||0||22||0|
|Al-Nasr||2011–12||Kuwaiti Premier League||19||3||-||0||0||0||-||1||-||4|
|Al-Ettifaq||2012–13||Saudi Professional League||23||0||2||0||3||1||0||0||28||1|
|Fanja||2013–14||Oman Professional League||-||1||-||0||5||0||0||0||-||1|
Arabian Gulf Cup
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. 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
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
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. 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, 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 and another in a 1−2 loss against Japan. 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.
- Scores and results list Oman's goal tally first.
|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|
|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|
|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|
- With Al-Oruba
- With Al-Ain
- With Al-Rayyan
- With Al-Sailiya
- Sheikh Jassem Cup Runners-up: 2007
- With Al-Ahli
- With Al-Ettifaq
- With Fanja
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- "فنجاء يتعاقد مع أحمد مبارك كانو نجم المنتخب العماني". Koora.com.
- "العروبة يتعاقد مع كانو وسعد سهيل وهاشم صالح الي نادي صلالة". Lo3btna.com.
- "Kuwait vs Oman 0-1". soccerway.com. 25 December 2017. Retrieved 10 January 2018.
- "Oman vs Japan 1-1". soccerway.com. 7 June 2008.
- "Myanmar vs Oman 0-2". soccerway.com. 28 July 2011.
- "Oman vs Jordan 2-1 Match Report". fifa.com.
- "Oman vs Japan 1-2 Match Report". fifa.com.
- "Jordan vs Oman 1-0 Match Report". fifa.com.
- Ahmed Mubarak Obaid Al-Mahaijri - Century of International Appearances
- Ahmed Mubarak – FIFA competition record (archive)
- Ahmed Mubarak Al-Mahaijri at Soccerway
- Ahmed Mubarak Al-Mahaijri at Goal.com
- Ahmed Mubarak Al-Mahaijri at FootballDatabase.eu
- Ahmed Mubarak Al-Mahaijri at Kooora.com (in Arabic) (English translation)
- Ahmed Mubarak Al-Mahaijri - ASIAN CUP Australia 2015