Bilal Mohammed

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Bilal Mohammed
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Personal information
Full name Bilal Mohammed Rajab
Date of birth (1986-06-02) June 2, 1986 (age 30)
Place of birth Qatar
Height 1.83 m (6 ft 0 in)
Playing position Defender
Club information
Current team
Al Gharrafa
Number 26
Youth career
1996–2003 Al Gharrafa
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2003– Al Gharrafa 180 (9)
National team
2006 Qatar U-23 5 (4)
2003– Qatar 103 (2)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of December 13, 2014.
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of December 13, 2014

Bilal Mohammed (Arabic: بلال محمد‎‎, born on June 2, 1986) is a Qatari footballer of Sudanese descent. He currently plays as a defender for Al Gharrafa.

He is a member of Qatar national football team since 2003. He scored the goal that won Qatar the golden medal for the 2006 Asian Games against Iraq in the final game which ended 1–0.

Career[edit]

Mohammed started his footballing career in the youth team of Al Gharafa at the age of 10. He was coached by the youth coach of Al Gharafa, Zamalek star Ali Khalil. He went on to make his senior team debut against Qatar SC in 2003. He also made his debut for the Qatar national team in 2003, in a friendly against Algeria in France.[1]

He earned his 100th cap against Malaysia on 19 November 2013.[2]

International goals[edit]

# Date Venue Opponent Score Result Competition
1 August 24, 2008 Doha, Qatar  North Korea 2–1 Won Friendly
2 January 16, 2011 Doha, Qatar  Kuwait 1–0 Won 2011 AFC Asian Cup

Club career statistics[edit]

Statistics accurate as of 21 August 2011[3]

Club Season League League Cup1 League Cup2 Continental3 Total
Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
Al-Gharafa 2003–04 QSL 13 2
2004–05 18 0
2005–06 21 0
2006–07 19 1
2007–08 8 0
2008–09 20 2
2009–10 19 1
2010–11 16 0
2011–12
Total 134 6
Career total 134 6

1Includes Emir of Qatar Cup.

2Includes Sheikh Jassem Cup.

3Includes AFC Champions League.

Personal life[edit]

Bilal Mohammed is of Sudanese origin.[4] His father and uncles were also professional footballers.

He married the daughter of former Sudanese international footballer, Shenan Khidr, in February 2012. The ceremony was attended by a number of Qatari and Sudanese footballers.[5]

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