Saddam Hussain (footballer)

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Saddam Hussain
Personal information
Full name Saddam Hussain
Date of birth (1993-10-04) 4 October 1993 (age 22)
Place of birth Karachi, Sindh, Pakistan[1]
Height 1.72 m (5 ft 8 in)
Playing position Midfielder
Club information
Current team
Dordoi Bishkek
Number 23
Youth career
2009–2010 Pakistan International Airlines
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2009–2011 Pakistan International Airlines 49 (19)
2011–2014 Khan Research Laboratories 97 (38)
2014–2015 Dordoi Bishkek 2 (0)
2015– Khan Research Laboratories 0 (0)
National team
2011– Pakistan 19 (0)

* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 18:41, 22 March 2015 (UTC).
† Appearances (goals)

‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 21:47, 24 March 2015 (UTC)

Saddam Hussain (Urdu: صدام حسين‎; born 4 October 1993[1]) is a Pakistani footballer who plays for Khan Research Laboratories in the Pakistan Premier League, previously playing for Kyrgyz club FC Dordoi Bishkek, as a central midfielder.

Hussain began his career at Pakistan International Airlines, one of the main teams' of his home province Sindh. Hussain played an important role, taking PIA to third place in the 2010 season. He moved to Khan Research Laboratories for the 2012 season. He won the Pakistan Premier League and the Challenge Cup in his first season at the club. The following season, he won the 2013 league title. He moved to Dordoi Bishkek in the mid of the 2014 season signing a two-year contract with the club.[2] After the first season at the club, he won the following honours: which included the league title, league cup and super cup.

He made his international debut for Pakistan in March 2011 in a 2–1 defeat against Palestine.

Career[edit]

Club[edit]

In August 2014, Hussain signed a two-year contract with Dordoi Bishkek in the Kyrgyzstan League. Debut Saddam Dordoi held on 28 August in a friendly match against Ala Too Saddam helped the team win a landslide victory 3:0.[1]

International[edit]

Hussain made his debut for Pakistan against Bangladesh during the 2011 SAFF Championship.

Career statistics[edit]

International[edit]

As of 24 March 2015[3]
National team Year Apps Goals
Pakistan 2011 5 0
2012 0 0
2013 8 0
2014 3 0
2015 3 0
Total 19 0

International goals[edit]

Scores and results table list Pakistan's goal tally first.

Honours[edit]

Club[edit]

Pakistan International Airlines[4]
Khan Research Laboratories
Dordoi Bishkek

Country[edit]

Pakistan

Achievements[edit]

He was player of the match of the second friendly against India where he scored a goal as well (with match rating of 8.5) and player of the series against India in two match friendly football series in 2014 at Bangalore, India.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Saddam Hussain". National Football Teams. Retrieved 10 February 2015. 
  2. ^ "Saddam delighted after getting Dordoi contract". http://www.thenews.com.pk. The News International. 15 August 2014. Retrieved 15 August 2014.  External link in |website= (help)
  3. ^ "Saddam Hussain – National Football Teams". National Football Teams. Retrieved 24 March 2015. 
  4. ^ "S. Hussain". Soccerway. Retrieved 24 March 2015. 

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