Salem Saad

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Salem Saad
Personal information
Full name Salem Saad Mubarak Saad Al-Abadla
Date of birth (1978-09-01)1 September 1978
Place of birth United Arab Emirates
Date of death 18 November 2009(2009-11-18) (aged 31)
Place of death United Arab Emirates
Height 1.78 m (5 ft 10 in)
Playing position Striker
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1998–2009 Al-Shabab ? (?)
2009 Al-Nasr ? (0)
Total ? (?)
National team
2004–2009 United Arab Emirates 39 (2)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.

Salem Saad Mubarak Saad Al-Abadla (1 September 1978 – 18 November 2009), commonly known as Salem Saad, was an Emirati footballer striker who played at both professional and international levels.

Career[edit]

Saad played club football for Al-Shabab and Al-Nasr.[1]

He also played at international level for United Arab Emirates national football team between 2004 and 2009, scoring 2 goals in 39 appearances.[2]

Death[edit]

Saad died of a heart attack during a training session on 18 November 2009.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Salem Saad at National-Football-Teams.com
  2. ^ "Salem Saad passes away". U.A.E. Football Association. 19 November 2009. Retrieved 19 November 2009. 
  3. ^ "UAE club striker dies after collapsing on pitch". ESPNsoccernet. 19 November 2009. Retrieved 19 November 2009. 

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