Qusay Habib

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Qusay Habib
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Personal information
Full name Qusay Adnan Habib
Date of birth (1987-04-15) 15 April 1987 (age 30)
Place of birth Qamishli, Syria
Height 1.80 m (5 ft 11 in)
Playing position Midfielder
Club information
Current team
Number 10
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2005–2008 Al-Jehad
2008–2010 Al-Wahda
2010–2013 Al-Shorta
2013–2015 Baghdad 25 (1)
National team
2007–2008 Syria U-23 10 (1)
2010– Syria 17 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 31 March 2015

Qusay Habib (Arabic: قصي حبيب‎‎, born 15 April 1987 in Qamishli, Syria) is a Syrian footballer. He currently plays for Baghdad, which competes in the Iraqi Premier League the top division in Iraq. He plays as a midfielder, wearing the number 10 jersey for Baghdad and for the Syrian national football team he wears the number 9 shirt.[1]

Club career[edit]

Habib started his professional career with Al-Jehad. On January 2008, he transferred to Al-Wahda. Following the 2009–10 season, Habib signed for recently promoted Syrian Premier League club Al-Shorta.He joined Baghdad in October 2013.

International career[edit]

Habib has been a regular for the Syrian national football team since 2010 and he debuted in an 14 November 2010 International Friendly against Bahrain.[2]

Syria's coach Valeriu Tiţa included Habib in his squad for the 2011 AFC Asian Cup finals in Qatar,[3] but did not start him in any of the three group games. Habib came on as a second-half substitute in the victory over Saudi Arabia and he plays at the second-halftime in the 1–2 defeat against Jordan.


  1. ^ "Qusay Habib – Player profile". kooora.com (in Arabic). Retrieved 10 April 2011. 
  2. ^ "منتخبنا الوطني يتوهج بثنائية في مرمى البحرين". syrian-soccer.com. 2010-11-14. Retrieved 2011-01-01. 
  3. ^ "Syria squad". the-afc.com. Retrieved 28 January 2011. 

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