Taha Dyab

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Taha Dyab
Personal information
Full name Taha Dyab
Date of birth (1990-07-23) 23 July 1990 (age 26)
Place of birth Aleppo, Syria
Height 1.82 m (5 ft 11 12 in)
Playing position Midfielder
Club information
Current team
Al-Safa' SC
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2007–2012 Al-Ittihad
2007 Afrin (loan)
2012 Al-Shorta
2013 Naft Al-Janoob
2013– Al-Safa' SC
National team
2007–2008 Syria U-20 ? (?)
2010– Syria 4 (1)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 29 February 2012.
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 1 January 2011

Taha Dyab (Arabic: طه دياب‎‎) (born 23 July 1990 in Aleppo, Syria) is a Syrian footballer who plays as a midfielder for Al-Safa' SC, which competes in the Lebanese Premier League and is currently a member of the Syria national football team.[1]


Club career[edit]

Dyab started his career in the youth system of Al-Ittihad and he played his first fully professional match in the Syrian Premier League for Al-Ittihad on 30 October 2007 in a 0–0 draw against Al-Futowa.[2] 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] Dyab signed a two-year contract with Syrian League club Al-Shorta on 3 February 2012.[4]

International career[edit]

Dyab was a part of the Syrian U-19 national team in the 2008 AFC U-19 Championship in Saudi Arabia. He has been a regular for the Syrian national football team since 2010 and he debuted in an 18 December 2010 friendly against Iraq. He came on as a substitute for Mohamed Al Zeno in the second halftime and scored on his debut.[5] Dyab was selected to Valeriu Tiţa's 23-man final squad for the 2011 AFC Asian Cup in Qatar,[6] but he not played in any of the three Syrian group games.

International goals[edit]

Scores and results table. Syria's goal tally first:
Taha Dyab: International goals[7]
Goal Date Venue Opponent Score Result Competition
1 18 December 2010 Sulaymaniyah Stadium, Sulaymaniyah, Iraq  Iraq 1–0 1–0 International Friendly

Honour and Titles[edit]


Syria Al-Ittihad


  1. ^ "Taha Dyab – Player profile". kooora.com (in Arabic). Retrieved 17 May 2011. 
  2. ^ "Taha Dyab – Player profile". ittihadaleppo.com (in Arabic). Retrieved 2011-04-04. 
  3. ^ "2010 AFC Cup Final – Match Summary". the-afc.com. Retrieved 29 May 2011. 
  4. ^ طه دياب لاعب الاتحاد السوري يفسخ عقده وينضم للشرطة. www.kooora.com (in Arabic). Retrieved 3 February 2012. 
  5. ^ "IRQ vs SYR – Match Report". psyrianp.com (in Arabic). Retrieved 2011-04-04. 
  6. ^ "Syria squad". the-afc.com. Retrieved 19 March 2011. 
  7. ^ "Taha Dyab – International goals". kooora.com (in Arabic). Retrieved 17 May 2011. 

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