Qasem Burhan

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Qasem Burhan
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Personal information
Full name Qasem Abdulhamed Burhan
Date of birth (1985-12-15) December 15, 1985 (age 31)
Place of birth Dakar, Senegal
Height 1.92 m (6 ft 3 12 in)
Playing position Goalkeeper
Club information
Current team
Lekhwiya ( on from loan Al Gharrafa
Number 21
Youth career
2000–2003 Al Khor
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2003–2005 Al Khor 26 (0)
2005–2008 Al Rayyan 64 (0)
2008– Al Gharrafa 128 (0)
2016– Lekhwiya (loan)
National team
2002–2006 Qatar U-23 13 (0)
2004– Qatar 78 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.

Qasem Abdulhamed Burhan (Arabic: قاسم برهان‎‎; born on December 15, 1985) is a Qatari footballer. He currently plays as a goalkeeper for Lekhwiya on from loan Al Gharrafa .[1]

International[edit]

Burhan is born and raised in Senegal, but early in his career moved to Qatar, and became a naturalized citizen. He is a member of the Qatar national football team. He was given his international debut against Bahrain in the 2004 by caretaker coach Saeed Al-Misnad.[2] He was Qatar's first choice goalkeeper in the 2011 Asian Cup.

He won Goalkeeper of the tournament in the 2014 Gulf Cup of Nations held in Saudi Arabia, having succeeded in winning the title over Oman's Ali Al-Habsi who consecutively won the last four Goalkeeper of the tournament titles in the tournament.[3][4] He was selected in Qatar's 2015 Asian Cup squad despite having a torrid record with Al Gharafa in the league during the 2014–15 season.[5]

Honors[edit]

Club[edit]

Al Khor
Al Rayyan
Al Gharafa

International[edit]

Qatar

Club career statistics[edit]

Statistics accurate as of 21 August 2011[6]

Club Season League League Cup1 League Cup2 Continental3 Total
Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
Al-Khor 2003–04 QSL 2 0
2004–05 24 0
Total 26 0
Al-Rayyan 2005–06 QSL 26 0
2006–07 22 0
2007–08 16 0
Total 64 0
Al-Gharafa 2008–09 QSL 17 0
2009–10 18 0
2010–11 15 0
2011–12
Total 50 0
Career total 140 0

1Includes Emir of Qatar Cup.

2Includes Sheikh Jassem Cup.

3Includes AFC Champions League.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Qasem Burhan player profile". Al Gharrafa Sports Club official site. 
  2. ^ "Relaxed Qatar team raring to take on China under new coach". The Peninsula Qatar. 24 July 2004. 
  3. ^ "Top 5: Asian Cup goalkeepers". boxscorenews.com. Retrieved 3 January 2015. 
  4. ^ "Kings of Gulf football". gulf-times.com. 27 November 2014. Retrieved 3 January 2015. 
  5. ^ "Qatar to face Oman in friendly". qatar-tribune.com. Retrieved 3 January 2015. 
  6. ^ QSL.com.qa - Qasem Burhan[dead link]

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