Mohamed Zubya

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Mohamed Zubya
Personal information
Full name Mohamed Noureddine Abdusalam Zubya
Date of birth (1989-03-20) March 20, 1989 (age 28)
Place of birth Tripoli, Libya
Height 1.87 m (6 ft 2 in)
Playing position Striker
Club information
Current team
Espérance Sportive de Tunis
Number 27
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2005–2006 Aschat 21 (13)
2006–2011 Al-Ittihad Tripoli 73 (54)
2011–2012 Al-Arabi 20 (9)
2012–2013 Partizan Belgrade 4 (1)
2013–2014 JS Kabylie 11 (3)
2014–2016 MC Oran 32 (17)
2016– Espérance Sportive de Tunis 9 (0)
National team
2008– Libya 14 (4)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 10:00, January 25, 2016 (EST).

Mohamed Noureddine Abdusalam Zubya (Arabic: محمد نور الدين عبد السلام زعبية‎‎) (born March 20, 1989) is a Libyan footballer who plays for Esperance Sportive de Tunis, in the Tunisian Ligue Professionnelle 1.

Club career[edit]

Born in Tripoli, he was playing with Aschat S.C. when he moved in 2006 to Al-Ittihad where he stayed until 2011 and where he won 5 successive Libyan Premier League championships.

In 2007 Zubya was handed a one-year ban by CAF[1] for trying to assault the assistant referee in his side's CAF Champions League match against FAR Rabat of Morocco. He returned after a six-month suspension and scored two goals.[2] in the Libyan SuperCup final against Al Akhdar.

In August 2011, Zubya sign for Al Arabi Kuwait.[3]

On June 11, Zubya agreed a four-year contract with Serbian team Partizan Belgrade. After passing medical exams and after reaching an agreement with Al-Arabi, Zaabia officially signed on June 12 and was prepared to join his new teammates as it was designated as priority by Partizan manager Vladimir Vermezović to have the team complete as soon as possible to start preparing the team for the UEFA Champions League qualification which were a litlle more than a month away.[4]

Zubya made his debut for Partizan in club´s first official match of the season, on July 17, 2012, in a 2012–13 UEFA Champions League second qualifying round first-leg match, away, against Valletta.[5]

Zubya was released from his Partizan contract in January 2013.[6]

In November 2013, Zubya sign for JS Kabylie.[7]

National team[edit]

Zubya played for the Libyan national team in the 2010 FIFA World Cup qualifiers.[8]

International goals[edit]

Scores and results list Libya's goal tally first.[9]
No Date Venue Opponent Score Result Competition
1. 30 December 2008 Thani bin Jassim Stadium, Al Rayyan, Qatar  Qatar 1–1 2–5 Friendly
2. 28 March 2016 Petro Sport Stadium, New Cairo, Egypt  São Tomé and Príncipe 1–0 4–0 2017 Africa Cup of Nations qualification
3. 2–0
4. 4–0



Al Ittihad Tripoli
Al Arabi Kuwait
Partizan Belgrade



  1. ^ Al Ittihad's Zubya banned by Caf . BBC News (2007-07-31). Retrieved on 2012-01-21.
  2. ^ Goals scored by: Mohamed Zubya. Goalzz (2010-12-21). Retrieved on 2012-01-21.
  3. ^ يصل الأسبوع المقبل... والفريق يبدأ تدريباته غداً. Retrieved on 2012-01-21.
  4. ^ Mohamed Zabija potpisao za crno-bele at Sportski žurnal, 12-6-2012 (Serbian)
  5. ^ Mohammad Zubya at Soccerway
  6. ^ Doviđenja, Zabija at Sportski žurnal, 23-1-2013 (Serbian)
  7. ^ [1]. Retrieved on 2017-11-7.
  8. ^ Mohamed Zubya at
  9. ^ "Zubya, Mohamed". National Football Teams. Retrieved 2 April 2017. 

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