Amad Al-Hosni AKA the flying omaniman (2012)
|Full name||Amad Ali Suleiman Al-Hosni|
|Date of birth||18 July 1984|
|Place of birth||Muscat, Oman|
|Height||1.80 m (5 ft 11 in)|
|* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.
Amad Ali Suleiman Al-Hosni commonly known as Amad Al-Hosni or Al-Amda (Arabic: عماد علي سليمان الحوسني; born 18 July 1984) is an Omani footballer who plays for Fanja SC in Oman Professional League.
- 1 Club career
- 2 International career
- 3 National team career statistics
- 4 Honours
- 5 References
- 6 External links
Amad moved to Qatar SC in 2005, a Qatari football club based in Doha. In the 2005–06 Qatar Stars League, he made 25 appearances and scored 14 goals helping the club to be the runners-up. Also in the 2006 Qatar Crown Prince Cup, he made 3 appearances and scored 1 goal helping the club win the runners-up place. In the 2006–07 Qatar Stars League, he made 24 appearances and scored 11 goals. And in the 2007–08 Qatar Stars League, he made 27 appearances and scored 12 goals.
Amad moved to R. Charleroi S.C., a Belgian football club. He made 8 appearances but couldn't score a single goal. His transfer to Europe had made him the second Omani footballer to play in Europe, after Ali Al-Habsi.
Return to Al-Rayyan
Amad then moved to Al-Ahli SC. He helped the club in winning the King Cup of Champions in 2011 and 2012, also he helped the club to be the runners-up of 2012 AFC Champions League. His standing record in Al-Ahli was 99 appearances with 52 goals.
On 8 September 2014, he signed a one-year contract with 2014 GCC Champions League runners-up Saham SC. He made his Oman Professional League debut and scored his first goal on 13 September 2014 in a 3-0 win over Al-Oruba SC.
Club career statistics
|Al-Riyadh||2004–05||Saudi Premier League||-||10||-||0||0||0||-||0||30||10|
|Qatar||2005–06||Qatar Stars League||-||14||-||2||0||0||-||0||-||16|
|Al-Rayyan||2008–09||Qatar Stars League||-||11||-||0||0||0||-||0||27||11|
|Sporting Charleroi||2009–10||Belgian Pro League||8||0||1||0||0||0||0||0||9||0|
|Al-Rayyan||2009–10||Qatar Stars League||8||4||-||3||0||0||-||0||15||7|
|Al-Ahli||2010–11||Saudi Professional League||24||9||6||4||0||0||1||1||31||14|
|Al-Nassr||2013–14||Saudi Professional League||5||2||2||1||0||0||0||0||7||3|
|Saham||2014–15||Oman Professional League||1||1||0||0||0||0||0||0||1||1|
Gulf Cup of Nations
Amad has made appearances in the 2003 Gulf Cup of Nations, the 2004 Gulf Cup of Nations, the 2007 Gulf Cup of Nations, the 2009 Gulf Cup of Nations, the 2010 Gulf Cup of Nations and the 2013 Gulf Cup of Nations.
He has been in the national squad since 2003, and he first showed his talent during the 2003 Gulf Cup of Nations, scoring a goal in a 1-0 win over the Arabian giants Saudi Arabia. In the tournament, Oman finished at the fourth place, hence reaching its best ever position in the Gulf Cup of Nations competition, reaching the final four round for the first time, with eight points from two wins and two draws.
In the 2004 Gulf Cup of Nations, he scored four goals. A brace each in a 3-1 over Iraq and in a 3-2 win over Bahrain hence helping his country to reach the semi-finals and then the finals of the Gulf Cup of Nations for the first time. But Oman lost in the final to the hosts, Qatar in a penalty shootout after the goalkeeping sensation Ali Al-Habsi missed a penalty. Qatar won the match 6-5 on penalties after the match had ended 1-1 at normal time. Amad was awarded with the "Top Goal Scorer" award of the competition.
He scored two goals in the 2007 Gulf Cup of Nations, one in a 2-1 win over the hosts the United Arab Emirates and another in a 2-1 win over Kuwait. This was the second time when Oman reached to the finals but again they lost to the hosts, the United Arab Emirates. Ismail Matar, the Emirati legend, scored the lone goal of the match as United Arab Emirates won their first ever Gulf Cup of Nations.
In the 2013 Gulf Cup of Nations, he played in three matches but failed to score a single goal. Oman again could score only one goal and this time it was from the spot by youngster Hussain Al-Hadhri in a 1-2 loss against Qatar. Oman failed to qualify for the semi-finals.
AFC Asian Cup
Amad has made appearances in the 2004 AFC Asian Cup qualification, the 2004 AFC Asian Cup, the 2007 AFC Asian Cup qualification, the 2007 AFC Asian Cup, the 2011 AFC Asian Cup qualification and the 2015 AFC Asian Cup qualification.
He scored three goals in the 2004 AFC Asian Cup which included a brace in a 2-2 draw against Iran and a goal in a 2-0 win over Thailand. In the tournament, Oman won four points in a 2-0 win over Thailand and a 2-2 draw against Iran and hence failed to qualify for the quarter-finals.
In the 2007 AFC Asian Cup qualification, he scored two goals, one in a 4-1 win over Pakistan and another in the return leg in a 5-0 win over Pakistan and again helped his team to qualify for the 2007 AFC Asian Cup. Badar Al-Maimani scored one and the only goal of Oman in the 2007 AFC Asian Cup in a 1-1 draw against Australia. In the tournament, Oman won two points in a 1-1 draw against Australia and in a 0-0 draw against Iraq and hence failed to qualify for the quarter-finals.
He made two appearances in the 2015 AFC Asian Cup qualification, scoring one goal in the penultimate game in a 3-1 win over Singapore and again helped his team to qualify for the 2015 AFC Asian Cup by finishing at the top of the Group A.
FIFA World Cup Qualification
He scored two goals in the 2006 FIFA World Cup qualification, one in the Second Round of FIFA World Cup qualification in a 5-1 win over India and another also in the Second Round in a 2-0 win over Singapore.
He scored two goals in the 2014 FIFA World Cup qualification, one in the Second Round of FIFA World Cup qualification in a 2-0 win over Myanmar  and another in the Third Round of FIFA World Cup qualification in a 1-0 win over Australia in the third round in a crucial home match which eventually helped Oman to qualify for the fourth round. 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 contention.
National team career statistics
Goals for Senior National Team
- Scores and results list Oman's goal tally first.
- With Qatar SC
- With Al-Rayyan
- With Al-Ahli
- With Al-Nassr
- Amad Al-Hosni at National-Football-Teams.com
- "رسميا عماد الحوسني يوقع لنادي روايال شارلوروا البلجيكي لمدة سنتين". kooora.com.
- "النصر السعودي يتعاقد مع العماني عماد الحوسني". eremnews.com.
- "نادي صحم قريب من ضم عماد الحوسني". Lo3btna.com.
- "رئيس نادي صحم.. التوقيع مع عماد الحوسني غدا". Lo3btna.com.
- "رسميا : عماد الحوسني صحماوي". Lo3btna.com.
- "رسميا..الحوسني صحماوي". Al-Shabiba.
- "رسميا.. الحوسني ينضم لصحم العماني". KOOORA.com.
- "الحوسني ينتقل إلى صحم العماني". aleqt.com.
- "الحوسني الى صحم". Al-Ayam.
- "عماد الحوسني يعود لعُمان عن طريق صحم". Al-Riyadh.
- "صحم يهز شباك العروبة بثلاثية نظيفة في الدوري العماني". KOOORA.com.
- "Gulf Cup16 - Kuwait 2003". goalzz.com.
- "17th Gulf Cup - Qatar 2004". goalzz.com.
- "17th Gulf Cup - Qatar 2004 (Goal Scorers)". goalzz.com.
- "Gulf Cup 18 - Emirates 2007". goalzz.com.
- "Gulf Cup 19 - Oman 2009". goalzz.com.
- "OMAN VS. BAHRAIN 1 - 1". soccerway.com.
- "GULF CUP 2010". soccerway.com.
- "QATAR VS. OMAN 2 - 1". soccerway.com.
- "GULF CUP 2013". soccerway.com.
- "OMAN VS. IRAN 2 - 2". soccerway.com.
- "OMAN VS. THAILAND 2 - 0". soccerway.com.
- "ASIAN CUP 2004". soccerway.com.
- "ASIAN CUP QUALIFICATION 2007". soccerway.com.
- "PAKISTAN VS. OMAN 1 - 4". soccerway.com.
- "OMAN VS. PAKISTAN 5 - 0". soccerway.com.
- "AUSTRALIA VS. OMAN 1 - 1". soccerway.com.
- "OMAN VS. IRAQ 0 - 0". soccerway.com.
- "ASIAN CUP 2007". soccerway.com.
- "ASIAN CUP QUALIFICATION 2011". soccerway.com.
- "ASIAN CUP QUALIFICATION 2015". afcasiancup.com.
- "Oman VS Singapore 3-1 Match Report". the-afc.com.
- "INDIA VS. OMAN 1 - 5". soccerway.com.
- "SINGAPORE VS. OMAN 0 - 2". soccerway.com.
- "OMAN VS. THAILAND 2 - 1". soccerway.com.
- "OMAN VS. MYANMAR 2 - 0". soccerway.com.
- "Oman VS Australia 1 - 0 Match Report". fifa.com.
- "Jordan VS Oman 1-0 Match Report". fifa.com.