Mohammed Al-Rawahi

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Mohammed Al-Rawahi
Personal information
Full name Mohammed Faraj Abdullah Al-Rawahi
Date of birth (1993-04-26) 26 April 1993 (age 25)
Place of birth Muscat, Oman
Playing position Centre-Back
Club information
Current team
Al-Wakrah
Number 22
Youth career
2008–2010 Samail
2010–2012 Al-Seeb
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2012–2013 Al-Seeb ? (1)
2013–2015 Dhofar ? (1)
2015–2016 Al-Nahda ? (7)
2016–2017 Girona B 22 (3)
2017–2018 Al-Nahda
2018- Al-Wakrah
National team
Oman U-17 ? (?)
2014 Oman U-23 ? (0)
2016– Oman 1 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

Mohammed Faraj Abdullah Al Rawahi (Arabic: محمد بن فرج الرواحي‎; born 26 April 1993), commonly known as Mohammed Faraj, is an Omani footballer who plays for Al-Wakrah in the Qatari Second Division.[1]

Personal life[edit]

Mohammed's younger brother, Ahmed Al-Rawahi is a professional goalkeeper who has represented Oman U-23 in various tournaments and is playing for Oman Professional League side, Al-Nasr S.C.S.C.

Club career[edit]

He played for Samail Club from 2008 to 2010 in the first division league of Oman Football Association. In 2010, he signed a contract with Al-Seeb Club and played with them for two consecutive seasons. On 18 July 2013, he signed a two-years contract with Dhofar S.C.S.C.

On 6 July 2015, he signed a one-year contract with Al-Buraimi-based Al-Nahda Club. In the 2015–16 Oman Professional League, Mohammed came into the limelight soon after scoring a wonder goal on 26 December 2015 in a 2-3 loss against Omani giants, Dhofar S.C.S.C.[2]

He first moved out of Oman in August 2016 to Spain where on 2 September 2016, he signed a one-year contract with Girona-based Girona FC B.[3] He made his club debut on 6 November 2016 in a 2-1 loss against UE Vic[4] and scored his first goal on 18 January 2017 in a 2-2 draw against Unió Atlètica d'Horta.[5] He scored 3 goals in 22 appearances in the 2016-17 Primera Catalana.

After a successful stint in Spain, he moved back to Oman and signed a one-year contract with his former club, Al-Nahda.

International career[edit]

Mohammed is part of the first team squad of the Oman national football team. He was selected for the national team for the first time in 2016. He made his first appearance for Oman on 24 March 2016 in a 2018 FIFA World Cup Qualification match against Guam.[6]

He has also represented Oman at both the U-17 and U-23 levels. He made four appearances in the inaugural AFC U-22 Championship in 2013.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Mohammed Al-Rawahi". National Football Teams. Benjamin Strack-Zimmerman.
  2. ^ "Mohammed Faraj Wonder Goal". YouTube.
  3. ^ "محمد فرج يوقع مع جيرونا الاسباني". lo3btna.com.
  4. ^ "VIC UNIÓ ESPORTIVA CLUB 2-1 GIRONA F.C. B". FEDERACIÓ CATALANA DE FUTBOL.
  5. ^ "HORTA U.A.T. A 2-2 GIRONA F.C. B". FEDERACIÓ CATALANA DE FUTBOL.
  6. ^ "OMAN VS. GUAM 1 - 0". soccerway.com.

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