Jehad Al-Hussain

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Jehad Al Hussain
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Personal information
Date of birth (1982-07-30) 30 July 1982 (age 34)
Place of birth Homs, Syria
Height 1.71 m (5 ft 7 in)
Playing position Attacking midfielder
Club information
Current team
Al-Taawon FC
Number 10
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2001–2008 Al-Karamah 121 (33)
2006 Al-Kuwait (loan) 15 (10)
2008–2009 Al-Kuwait 16 (7)
2009–2011 Al-Qadsia 21 (12)
2011–2013 Najran SC 49 (15)
2013–2014 Dubai CSC 24 (3)
2014– Al-Taawon FC 52 (9)
National team
2002–2011 Syria 90 (10)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 17 January 2011

Jehad Al Hussain (Arabic: جهاد الحسين‎‎, born July 30, 1982 in Homs, Syria) is a Syrian footballer who plays as a midfielder for Al-Taawon FC, which competes in the Saudi Professional League, wearing the number 10 jersey.

Club career[edit]

Al-Karamah SC[edit]

Al-Hussain was part of the youth academy of Al-Karamah SC which won the Syrian Under 18 premiere league and later on the Syrian Premier League three consecutive times and reached the AFC Champions League final in 2006.

in 2006 he was loaned to Al-Kuwait.

Kuwait SC[edit]

He has joined Kuwait SC in Summer 2008 and he won the 2009 AFC Cup playing against his old team Al-Karamah SC in the final, sharing the top scorer with 8 goals.

Qadsia SC[edit]

On 24 August 2009 Al Hussain moved to Al-Qadsia in the Kuwaiti Premier League and signed a two-year contract playing alongside his Al-Karamah teammate Firas Al-Khatib both as a duet .[1]

Najran SC[edit]

On September 2011, Al Hussain moved to Najran SC in Saudi Professional League,[2] his debut season in Saudi Professional League was very successful with 9 goals he helped Najran to stay away from relegation, in the second season alongside his national teammate Wael Ayan Najran reached the semi finals of the Gulf Club Champions Cup 2012–13, both players left Najran SC after months of unpaid Salaries.

Dubai CSC[edit]

In September 2013 he signed for Dubai CSC in UAE Division 1. He scored 3 goals in one season.

Al-Taawon FC[edit]

In July 2014 he returned to Saudi Professional League with Al-Taawon FC marking himself as The Most Assisting Player in two consecutive seasons 2014–15, 2015–16.[3]

International career[edit]

Al Hussain has played his international debut for Syria managed by Jalal Talebi in 2002. the last was with Valeriu Tiţa's 23-man final squad for the AFC Asian Cup 2011 in Qatar.[4]

Career statistics[edit]

Goals for senior national team[edit]

Scores and results table. Syria's goal tally first:
Goal Date Venue Opponent Score Result Competition
1. 13 October 2004 Abbasiyyin Stadium, Damascus, Syria  Bahrain 2-0 2-2 FIFA World Cup 2006 Qualifying
2. 10 December 2005 Qatar SC Stadium, Doha, Qatar  Iraq 2-2 2-2 West Asian Games 2005
3. 1 March 2006 Chungshan Soccer Stadium, Taipei, Taiwan  Chinese Taipei 2-0 4-0 AFC Asian Cup 2007 Qualifying
4. 18 November 2007 Abbasiyyin Stadium, Damascus, Syria  Indonesia 5-0 7-0 FIFA World Cup 2010 Qualifying
5. 27 January 2008 Zhongshan Sports Center Stadium, Zhongshan, China  China PR 1-1 1-2 International Friendly
6. 2 June 2008 Abbasiyyin Stadium, Damascus, Syria  Kuwait 1-0 1-0 FIFA World Cup 2010 Qualifying
7. 22 June 2008 Tahnoun bin Mohammed Stadium, Al Ain City, UAE  United Arab Emirates 1-0 3-1 FIFA World Cup 2010 Qualifying
8. 22 June 2008 Tahnoun bin Mohammed Stadium, Al Ain City, UAE  United Arab Emirates 2-0 3-1 FIFA World Cup 2010 Qualifying
9. 28 January 2009 Saida International Stadium, Saida, Lebanon  Lebanon 1-0 2-0 AFC Asian Cup 2011 Qualifying
10. 3 March 2010 Abbasiyyin Stadium, Damascus, Syria  Lebanon 3-0 4-0 AFC Asian Cup 2011 Qualifying

Honour and titles[edit]

Club[edit]

Syria Al-Karamah

Kuwait Al-Kuwait

Kuwait Al-Qadsia

National Team[edit]

Individual[edit]

References[edit]

External links[edit]