Omar Hemidi

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Omar Hemidi
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Personal information
Full name Mohamad Omar Hemidi
Date of birth (1986-05-01) 1 May 1986 (age 32)
Place of birth Aleppo, Syria
Height 1.78 m (5 ft 10 in)
Playing position Defender
Club information
Current team
Number 5
Youth career
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2003–2012 Al-Ittihad 140 (13)
2013– Al-Jaish 0 (0)
National team
2007–2011 Syria 30 (1)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 3 April 2011
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 2 May 2017

Mohamad Omar Hemidi (Arabic: محمد عمر حميدي‎, born 1 May 1986 in Aleppo, Syria) is a Syrian footballer who plays as a defender for Al-Jaish, which competes in the Syrian Premier League the top division in Syria and is currently a member of the Syria national football team.[1][2]


Club career[edit]

Hemidi's career began in the youth system of Al-Ittihad before starting his professional career with the senior team. He helped the club reach the final of the AFC Cup the second most important association cup in Asia. Al-Ittihad won the final against Kuwaiti Premier League champions Al-Qadsia after penalties. The game was tied 1–1 after regular time and Extra Time.[3]

International career[edit]

Hemidi has been a regular for the Syria national football team since 2007. He made 9 appearances for Syria during the qualifying rounds of the 2010 FIFA World Cup.[4]

International goals[edit]

Scores and results table. Syria's goal tally first:
Omar Hemidi: International goals[5]
Goal Date Venue Opponent Score Result Competition
1 30 December 2009 Bukit Jalil National Stadium, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia  Malaysia 1–2 1–4 Friendly/Non FIFA 'A' international match

Honour and Titles[edit]




  1. ^ "Omar Hemidi – Player profile". (in Arabic). Retrieved 8 February 2012. 
  2. ^ "Omar Hemidi – Player profile". (in Arabic). Retrieved 8 February 2012. 
  3. ^ "2010 AFC Cup Final – Match Summary". Retrieved 8 February 2012. 
  4. ^ Omar HemidiFIFA competition record
  5. ^ "Hemidi`s goals". (in Arabic). Retrieved 8 February 2012. 

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