Khader Yousef

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Khader Youssef
Personal information
Date of birth (1984-10-06) 6 October 1984 (age 35)
Place of birth Bethlehem, Palestine
Height 1.78 m (5 ft 10 in)
Playing position Midfielder
Club information
Current team
Wadi Al-Nes
Number 10
Youth career
Wadi Al-Nes
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2004– Wadi Al-Nes 167 (10)
2013Al-Faisaly (loan) 7 (2)
National team
2008– Palestine 69 (2)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 6 June 2014
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 20 November 2019

Khader Yousef Abu Hammad (Arabic: خضر يوسف‎; born 6 October 1984) is a Palestinian footballer playing for Tarji Wadi Al-Nes of the West Bank Premier League as a midfielder.[1]

He received his first national team cap for Palestine in 2008 against Jordan in the first FIFA-sanctioned match held in Palestine since the 1930s. He has since played for Palestine at the 2010 West Asian Football Federation Championship, the qualifying rounds of the 2010 Challenge Cup, 2012 AFC Challenge Cup, and in 2014 World Cup qualifying.

International career[edit]

International goals[edit]

Scores and results list Palestine's goal tally first.[2]
Goal Date Venue Opponent Score Result Competition
1. 6 October 2014 Kanchenjunga Stadium, Siliguri, India  India 3–2 3–2 Friendly
2. 16 June 2015 Bukit Jalil National Stadium, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia  Malaysia 4–0 6–0 2018 FIFA World Cup qualification


  1. ^ "Khader Yousef – Player profile". (in Arabic). Retrieved 8 December 2011.
  2. ^ "Abu Hammad, Khader Yousef". National Football Teams. Retrieved 27 January 2017.

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