Ismail Al-Ajmi

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Ismail Al-Ajmi
Personal information
Full name Ismail Sulaiman Ashoor Al-Ajmi
Date of birth (1984-06-09) 9 June 1984 (age 32)
Place of birth Al-Khabourah, Oman
Height 1.73 m (5 ft 8 in)
Playing position Center Forward
Club information
Current team
Al-Nahda
Youth career
2001–2004 Al-Khaboora
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2004–2006 Muscat 11 (2)
2006–2007 Al-Shamal 20 (12)
2007–2008 Umm Salal 17 (6)
2008–2011 Al-Kuwait ? (24)
2011–2012 Kazma 20 (8)
2012–2013 Al-Faisaly 26 (7)
2013–2014 Al-Nasr ? (9)
2014 Saham ? (0)
2015– Al-Nahda
National team
2006– Oman 84 (15)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.

Ismail Sulaiman Ashoor Al-Ajmi commonly known as Ismail Al-Ajmi (Arabic: اسماعيل بن سليمان العجمي‎‎; born 9 June 1984) is an Omani footballer who plays for Al-Nahda Club in Oman Professional League.[1]

Club career[edit]

Muscat[edit]

In the 2005–06 Omani League, Ismail was given the 'Top Scorer' award for a total of 12 goals and hence helping his club to win the overall Championship.

Kuwait[edit]

Ismail's most valuable goal for Kuwait SC came in the Final of the 2009 AFC Cup. The goal was scored seconds before the referee's whistle. This goal meant that is the Champion of the AFC Cup of 2009.

Saham[edit]

On 25 September 2014, he signed a one-year contract with 2014 GCC Champions League runners-up Saham SC.[2][3][4][5]

Al-Nahda[edit]

On 28 January 2015, he signed a six-month contract with 2014–15 Oman Professional League champions, Al-Nahda Club.[6]

Club career statistics[edit]

Club Season Division League Cup Continental[a] Other[b] Total
Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
Muscat 2005-06 Omani League 11 2 2 2 0 0 0 0 13 4
Total 11 2 2 2 0 0 0 0 13 4
Al-Shamal 2006–07 Qatar Stars League 20 12 0 0 0 0 0 0 20 12
Total 20 12 0 0 0 0 0 0 20 12
Umm Salal 2007–08 Qatar Stars League 17 6 2 2 0 0 0 0 19 8
Total 17 6 2 2 0 0 0 0 19 8
Al-Kuwait 2008–09 Kuwaiti Premier League - 4 - 5 - 3 - 0 - 9
2009–10 - 13 - 7 - 0 - 3 - 26
2010–11 - 7 - 3 7 2 - 0 - 12
Total - 24 - 15 - 5 - 3 - 47
Kazma 2011–12 Kuwaiti Premier League - 8 - 9 5 1 0 1 - 19
Total - 8 - 9 5 1 0 1 - 19
Al-Faisaly 2012–13 Saudi Professional League 26 7 3 1 0 0 2 1 31 9
Total 26 7 3 1 0 0 2 1 31 9
Al-Nasr 2013–14 Kuwaiti Premier League - 9 0 0 0 0 0 0 - 9
Total - 9 0 0 0 0 0 0 - 9
Career total - 99 - 21 15 8 - 4 284 132
  1. ^ Includes appearances in the AFC Cup
  2. ^ Includes appearances in the GCC Champions League and Club Friendlies

International career[edit]

Gulf Cup of Nations[edit]

Ismail has made appearances in 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.

AFC Asian Cup[edit]

Ismail has made appearances in the 2007 AFC Asian Cup qualification, the 2007 AFC Asian Cup, the 2011 AFC Asian Cup qualification and the 2015 AFC Asian Cup qualification.

In the 2007 AFC Asian Cup qualification,[7] he scored four goals, a goal in a 3-0 win over Jordan,[8] a goal in a 4-1 win over Pakistan,[9] a goal in the return leg in a 5-0 win over Pakistan[10] and another in a 2-1 win over the United Arab Emirates[11] hence helping 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.[12] In the tournament, Oman won two points in a 1-1 draw against Australia and in a 0-0 draw against Iraq[13] and hence failed to qualify for the quarter-finals.[14]

In the 2011 AFC Asian Cup qualification, he played in six matches and scored one goal in a 2-1 win over Indonesia.[15] But Oman failed to qualify for the 2011 AFC Asian Cup.[16]

He made four appearances in the 2015 AFC Asian Cup qualification but failed to score a single goal. He again helped his team to qualify for the 2015 AFC Asian Cup by finishing at the top of the Group A.[17]

FIFA World Cup Qualification[edit]

Ismail has made seven appearances in the 2010 FIFA World Cup qualification and fifteen in the 2014 FIFA World Cup.

He scored two goals in the 2010 FIFA World Cup qualification, one in a 1-0 win over Thailand[18] and another in a 1-1 draw against Bahrain.[19]

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[20] and another in the Fourth Round of FIFA World Cup qualification in a 1-0 win over Iraq.[21] 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.[22]

National team career statistics[edit]

Goals for Senior National Team[edit]

Scores and results list Oman's goal tally first.
# Date Venue Opponent Score Result Competition
1 28 December 2005 Surakul Stadium, Phuket, Thailand  Latvia 1–1 1-2 2005 King's Cup
2 1 March 2006 Royal Oman Police Stadium, Muscat, Oman  Jordan 2–0 3–0 2007 AFC Asian Cup qualification
3 16 August 2006 Jinnah Sports Stadium, Islamabad, Pakistan  Pakistan 4–1 4–1 2007 AFC Asian Cup qualification
4 6 September 2006 Sultan Qaboos Sports Complex, Muscat, Oman  Pakistan 3–0 5–0 2007 AFC Asian Cup qualification
5 11 October 2006 Sultan Qaboos Sports Complex, Muscat, Oman  United Arab Emirates 2–0 2–1 2007 AFC Asian Cup qualification
6 28 June 2007 Singapore, Singapore  North Korea 2–2 (P)2-2 Friendly
7 21 November 2007 Muscat, Oman  Kenya 1–0 2-2 Friendly
8 26 March 2008 Rajamangala Stadium, Bangkok, Thailand  Thailand 1–0 1–0 2010 FIFA World Cup qualification
9 14 June 2008 Bahrain National Stadium, Riffa, Bahrain  Bahrain 1–1 1–1 2010 FIFA World Cup qualification
10 10 September 2008 Muscat, Oman  Zimbabwe 2–1 3–2 Friendly
11 6 January 2010 Gelora Bung Karno Stadium, Tanah Abang, Indonesia  Indonesia 2–1 2–1 2011 AFC Asian Cup qualification
12 23 July 2011 Seeb Stadium, Seeb, Oman  Myanmar 2–0 2–0 2014 FIFA World Cup qualification
13 23 February 2012 Sultan Qaboos Sports Complex, Muscat, Oman  India 2–0 5–1 Friendly
14 23 February 2012 Sultan Qaboos Sports Complex, Muscat, Oman  India 3–0 5–1 Friendly
15 4 June 2013 Sultan Qaboos Sports Complex, Muscat, Oman  Iraq 1–0 1–0 2014 FIFA World Cup qualification

Honours[edit]

Club[edit]

Individual[edit]

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