|Full name||Hussein Omar Abdulghani Sulaimani|
|Date of birth||21 January 1977|
|Place of birth||Jeddah, Saudi Arabia|
|Height||1.74 m (5 ft 8 1⁄2 in)|
|Playing position||Left back|
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 5 October 2018|
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 20:56, 15 October 2018 (UTC)
Hussein Omar Abdulghani Sulaimani (Arabic: حسين عمر عبد الغني سليماني; born 21 January 1977 in Jeddah) is a Saudi Arabian football player who currently plays as a defender for Ohod in the Saudi Professional League.
He started playing football in 1992 and joined the Al-Ahli junior club until 1995. That same year, he became a professional player and stayed at the club until 2008. He then moved to Swiss based Neuchâtel Xamax staying for a year. He made 13 appearances without scoring. His transfer to Europe had made him the third Saudian footballer to play in Europe, after Sami Al-Jaber and Fahad Al-Ghesheyan. In 2009, he returned to Saudi Arabia to play for Al-Nassr. He is one of the longest-tenured and most experienced Saudi footballers.
On 13 September 2017, he signed a one-year contract with Bulgarian First League club Vereya. He hoped to take a chance to play for the Saudi Arabian national team at the 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia. In June 2018, he went back to Saudi Arabia to sign for the newly promoted Ohod.
Abdulghani was a regular member of the Saudi Arabian national team. He was part of the team that won 1996 AFC Asian Cup aging 19. He was selected to 1998, 2002 and 2006 FIFA World Cups. Abdulghani announced his retirement from international football after failing to lead his national team for 2010 FIFA World Cup. On 6 October 2018, he received a call-up for a friendly match against Brazil.
|1||22 June 1999||Prince Sultan bin Abdul Aziz Stadium, Abha||Jordan||2–0||2–1||Friendly|
|2||9 July 1999||Titan Stadium, Fullerton||Canada||2–0||2–0||Friendly|
|3||8 February 2001||Prince Mohamed bin Fahd Stadium, Dammam||Mongolia||4–0||6–0||2002 FIFA World Cup qualification (AFC)|
|4||8 February 2001||Prince Mohamed bin Fahd Stadium, Dammam||Mongolia||5–0||6–0||2002 FIFA World Cup qualification (AFC)|
|5||14 October 2004||Gelora Bung Karno, Jakarta||Indonesia||2–0||3–1||2006 FIFA World Cup qualification (AFC)|
- As of 15 May 2018.
- Saudi Federation cup: 2001, 2002, 2007
- Crown Prince Cup: 1998, 2002, 2007
- Arab Champions League: 2003
- Gulf Club Champions Cup: 2002
- 1996 AFC Asian Cup: Champion
- 1997 FIFA Confederations Cup: Group Stage
- 1998 Arab Nations Cup: Champion
- 1998 FIFA World Cup: Group Stage
- 1999 FIFA Confederations Cup: 4th Place
- 2002 FIFA World Cup: Group Stage
- 2006 FIFA World Cup: Group Stage
- Hussein Omar Abdulghani AL SULAIMANI - Statistics at Saudi Team site
- Abdulghani moving to Neuchâtel Xamax - Okaz newspaper (AR)
- "Верея взе 40-годишен беĸ cъc 108 мача за Саyдитcка Аpабия" (in Bulgarian). gong.bg. 12 September 2017.
- "Звездата на Верея Хюсеин Сюлеймани пред БЛИЦ СПОРТ: Имам само една жена и пет деца, всички са от нея!" (in Bulgarian).
- "Saudi Arabia legend extends his remarkable football career by another season". 19 July 2018.
- "Hussein Abdul Ghani is the oldest Saudi player to participate in a game".