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The 2012 Arab Nations Cup is an international football tournament to be held in Jeddah from 22 June until 6 July 2012. The 12 national teams involved in the tournament are required to register a squad of 23 players; only players in these squads were eligible to take part in the tournament. Three of the named players must be goalkeepers.[1]

All participating nations must submit details of their squad to the Union of Arab Football Associations (UAFA) by 10 June 2012.[1]

Group AEdit

Saudi ArabiaEdit

Coach:   Frank Rijkaard

No. Pos. Player Date of birth (age) Caps Goals Club
1 1GK Khalid Sharhili (1987-02-03)3 February 1987 (aged 25) 0 0   Al-Hilal
21 1GK Ahmed Al-Kassar (1991-05-08)8 May 1991 (aged 21) 0 0   Al-Raed
22 1GK Hussain Shae'an (1989-05-23)23 May 1989 (aged 23) 0 0   Al-Shabab
2 2DF Mansoor Al-Harbi (1987-10-19)19 October 1987 (aged 24) 4 0   Al-Ahli
3 2DF Yahya Al-Musalem (1987-01-07)7 January 1987 (aged 25) 0 0   Al-Hilal
4 2DF Ageel Balghaith (1987-03-15)15 March 1987 (aged 25) 0 0   Al-Ahli
12 2DF Khalid Al-Ghamdi (1988-03-28)28 March 1988 (aged 24) 0 0   Al-Nasr
13 2DF Sultan Al-Bargan (1983-02-15)15 February 1983 (aged 29) 0 0   Al-Ettifaq
14 2DF Abdullah Shuhail (1985-01-22)22 January 1985 (aged 27) 38 1   Al-Shabab
19 2DF Ahmad Akash (1990-08-27)27 August 1990 (aged 21) 0 0   Al-Ettifaq
23 2DF Hassan Khairat (1987-11-13)13 November 1987 (aged 24) 2 0   Al-Hilal
5 3MF Abdulatif Al-Ghanam (1985-07-16)16 July 1985 (aged 26) 25 1   Al-Hilal
6 3MF Khaled Al-Zylaeei (1987-08-24)24 August 1987 (aged 24) 6 0   Al-Nasr
8 3MF Fahad Hamad (1989-11-23)23 November 1989 (aged 22) 0 0   Al-Shabab
16 3MF Abdulmalek Al-Khaibri (1986-03-13)13 March 1986 (aged 26) 1 0   Al-Shabab
17 3MF Abdulmajeed Al-Ruwaili (1986-08-28)28 August 1986 (aged 25) 0 0   Al-Shabab
18 3MF Saud Hamood (1989-08-17)17 August 1989 (aged 22) 3 0   Al-Nasr
7 4FW Hamdan Al-Hamdan (1984-12-02)2 December 1984 (aged 27) 0 0   Al-Fateh
9 4FW Essa Al-Mehyani (1983-06-22)22 June 1983 (aged 29) 17 5   Al-Ahli
10 4FW Mohammad Al-Sahlawi (1987-01-10)10 January 1987 (aged 25) 3 2   Al-Nassr
11 4FW Rabee Sufyani (1987-01-26)26 January 1987 (aged 25) 0 0   Al-Fateh
15 4FW Zamil Al-Sulim (1989-10-29)29 October 1989 (aged 22) 0 0   Al-Ettifaq
20 4FW Mukhtar Fallatah (1987-10-15)15 October 1987 (aged 24) 1 0   Al-Shabab

KuwaitEdit

Coach:   Goran Tufegdžić

No. Pos. Player Date of birth (age) Caps Goals Club
12 1GK Ahmed Halidi
1 1GK Khalid Al-Rashidi
22 1GK Nawaf Al Khaldi (C)
2 2DF Amer Al Fadhel
19 2DF Ahmad Al-Rashidi
3 2DF Fahad Awadh
6 2DF Khaled Al Qahtani
13 2DF Musaed Neda
5 2DF Mohammad Rashed
10 3MF Abdulaziz Al Misha'an
21 3MF Ali Maqseed
11 3MF Fahad Al Ansari
18 3MF Jarah Al Ateeqi
14 3MF Talal Al Amer
4 3MF Talal Nayef
15 3MF Waleed Ali
17 4FW Abdualhadi Khamis
9 4FW Fahad Al-Rashidi
23 4FW Hamad Al Enezi
20 4FW Yousef Nasser
8 4FW Mohamed Freeh
7 4FW Mohamed Dahash Al Shammari
16 4FW Talal Fadhel

PalestineEdit

Coach:   Jamal Mahmoud

No. Pos. Player Date of birth (age) Caps Goals Club
1GK Ramzi Saleh   Smouha Sporting Club
1GK Toufic Ali   Tarji Wadi Al-Nes
1GK Mohammed Shbair   Shabab Al-Khaleel
2DF Abdelatif Bahdari   Hajer Club
2DF Omar Jarun   Arka Gdynia
2DF Alexis Norambuena   Jagiellonia Bialystok
2DF Mousa Abu Jazar   Shabab Al-Khaleel
2DF Nadim Barghouthi   Shabab Al-Khaleel
2DF Abdesallam El-Sweikeri   Hilal Al-Quds
2DF Ra'fit Eyad   Jabal Al-Mukaber
2DF Raed Fares   Hilal Al-Quds
3MF Roberto Kettlun   Brindisi
3MF Mohammed Samara   Misr El Makasa
3MF Imad Zatara   Sanat Naft
3MF Abdelhamid Abuhabib   Shabab Al-Khaleel
3MF Hussam Abu Saleh   Hilal Al-Quds
3MF Ismail Amour   Markaz Shabab Al-Am'ari
3MF Murad Ismail   Hilal Al-Quds
3MF Ma'aly Kaware   Markaz Shabab Al-Am'ari
3MF Houssam Wadi   Ittihad Shajeiyah
3MF Khader Yousef   Tarji Wadi Al-Nes
4FW Khaldoun Al-Halman   Ahli Al-Khaleel
4FW Fahed Attal   Shabab Al-Khaleel
4FW Ashraf Nu'man   Tarji Wadi Al-Nes

Group BEdit

LibyaEdit

Coach: Abdulhafeedh Arbeesh

No. Pos. Player Date of birth (age) Caps Goals Club
1 1GK Muhammad Nashnoush (1988-06-15)15 June 1988 (aged 24)   Al-Ittihad
12 1GK Ahmed al Ammari (1977-01-06)6 January 1977 (aged 35)   Al-Ahly
22 1GK Ahmed Azzaqa (1988-08-09)9 August 1988 (aged 23)   Al-Hilal
2 2DF Rabea Al-Laafi (1991-07-24)24 July 1991 (aged 20)   Club Africain
3 2DF Muhammad al Maghrabi (1985-04-19)19 April 1985 (aged 27)   OC Khouribga
4 2DF Waleed Al-Sebaee (1983-03-28)28 March 1983 (aged 29)   Al-Ahly
5 2DF Younes Al-Shibani (1981-06-27)27 June 1981 (aged 30)   Ismaily
13 2DF Abdulaziz Belraysh (1992-07-12)12 July 1992 (aged 19)   Al-Ittihad
14 2DF Ali Salama (1987-09-18)18 September 1987 (aged 24)   Olympique Béja
19 2DF Hamed Snousi (1989-11-03)3 November 1989 (aged 22)   Al-Ahly
23 2DF Ahmad al Sagheer (1987-12-18)18 December 1987 (aged 24)   Al-Akhdhar
6 3MF Mohammad Al-Sanany (1984-05-13)13 May 1984 (aged 28)   US Monastir
8 3MF Mohamed Hasan Guenao
16 3MF Abdulhakim Abdou
18 3MF Faisal Al Badri (1990-06-04)4 June 1990 (aged 22)   Al-Ahly
21 3MF Mahmoud Said Bheir
24 3MF Salem Ablo
25 3MF Marwan Mabrouk (1989-12-15)15 December 1989 (aged 22)   El Dakhleya
7 4FW Moatez Al-Mahdy Husain
9 4FW Mohammad Ghannody (1992-11-22)22 November 1992 (aged 19)   Al-Ahly
10 4FW Ahmed Saad Osman (1979-08-07)7 August 1979 (aged 32)   Club Africain
11 4FW Idriss Al-Katani
15 4FW Mohammad Al-Ghouil
17 4FW Ihaab Boussefi (1985-06-23)23 June 1985 (aged 26)   CS Hammam-Lif
20 4FW Ayman Zayed (1983-10-04)4 October 1983 (aged 28)   Persepolis F.C.

MoroccoEdit

Coach:   Eric Gerets

No. Pos. Player Date of birth (age) Caps Goals Club
1 1GK Issam Badda   FUS Rabat
12 1GK Aziz Al Kinani   Moghreb Tetouan
22 1GK Khalid Askri   Raja Casablanca
2 2DF Rachid Soulaimani   Raja Casablanca
3 2DF Said Hammouni   Raja Casablanca
4 2DF Samir Zekroumi   MAS Fes
5 2DF Ismail Belmaalem   Raja Casablanca
23 2DF Mustapha Mrani   MAS Fes
21 2DF Oussama El Gharib   FUS Rabat
13 2DF Zakaria Melhaoui   Moghreb Tetouan
19 2DF Ahmed Chagou   Difaa el Jadida
6 3MF Ahmed Jahouh   Moghreb Tetouan
8 3MF Salah Eddine Saidi   FAR Rabat
20 3MF Abdessamad Rafik   Olympic Safi
15 3MF Said Karouch   Moghreb Tetouan
18 3MF Soufiane Gadoum   Difaa el Jadida
16 3MF Ayoub Bourhim   Difaa el Jadida
7 4FW Yassine Salhi   Raja Casablanca
9 4FW Hamza Abourrouzouk   MAS Fes
14 4FW Brahim El Bahri   FUS Rabat
17 4FW Abderrazak El Mnassfi   Moghreb Tetouan
10 4FW Abdessalam Benjelloun   Widad Fez
11 4FW Abdeladim Khadrouf   Moghreb Tetouan

BahrainEdit

Coach:   Peter Taylor

No. Pos. Player Date of birth (age) Caps Goals Club
1 1GK Sayed Mohammed Jaffer   Al-Muharraq
21 1GK Abbas Ahmed Khamis   Al-Ahli
22 1GK Abdullah Al Kaabi  
2 2DF Rashed Al Hooti   East Riffa
3 2DF Abdulla Marzooqi   Riffa
5 2DF Saleh Abdulhamid Mahmeedi   Al-Najma
6 2DF Dawood Saad   Riffa
16 2DF Waleed Al Hayam   Al-Muharraq
17 2DF Hussain Ali Baba   Kuwait SC
19 2DF Mohammed Duaij   Riffa
23 2DF Ibrahim Al Obaidly   Al-Busaiteen
4 3MF Sayed Dhiya   Al-Muharraq
7 3MF Mohamed Abdel Wahab  
9 3MF Abdulwahab Al Malood   Al-Hidd
10 3MF Mahmoud Ladjimi  
12 3MF Fahd Hardan  
13 3MF Issa Ali  
14 3MF Salman Isa (C)   Riffa
15 3MF Abdullah Omar   Al-Ittihad Jeddah
18 3MF Abdulwahab Ali   Al-Qadisiyah
8 4FW Ismail Abdul-Latif   Al-Muharraq
11 4FW Ahmed Mubarak Al Khattal   Al-Hala
20 4FW Sami Al-Husaini   Al-Busaiteen

YemenEdit

Coach: Sami Hasan Al Nash

No. Pos. Player Date of birth (age) Caps Goals Club
19 1GK Salem Saeed (Captain) (1984-01-01)1 January 1984 (aged 28)   Al-Hilal Al-Sahili
1 1GK Jaem Nasser (1983-01-01)1 January 1983 (aged 29)   Al Saqr
22 1GK Saoud Al Sawedi (1988-04-10)10 April 1988 (aged 24)   Al-Wahda (Aden)
2 2DF Mudeer Abdurboh (1990-01-01)1 January 1990 (aged 22)   Al-Ahli Sana'a
3 2DF Nateq Hezam (1990-01-01)1 January 1990 (aged 22)   Al-Shaab Ibb
4 2DF Ahmed Al Sadiq (1983-01-01)1 January 1983 (aged 29)   Al-Shula
5 2DF Zaher Mohammed Farid (1986-07-06)6 July 1986 (aged 25)   Al-Wahda (Aden)
6 2DF Abdullaziz Al Guma`i (1990-01-01)1 January 1990 (aged 22)   Al-Ahli Sana'a
16 2DF Khaled Baleid (1986-11-02)2 November 1986 (aged 25)   Al-Tilal
21 2DF Mohammed Msaad (1983-01-01)1 January 1983 (aged 29)   Al-Oruba
7 3MF Haitham Thabit (1986-02-06)6 February 1986 (aged 26)   Al-Oruba
9 3MF Ala Al-Sasi (1987-02-07)7 February 1987 (aged 25)   Al-Ahli Sana'a
11 3MF Munassar Ba Haj (1990-01-01)1 January 1990 (aged 22)   Al-Hilal Al-Sahili
14 3MF Mohammed Baroies (1986-01-01)1 January 1986 (aged 26)   Al-Wahda (Aden)
15 3MF Akram Al-Worafi (1986-11-12)12 November 1986 (aged 25)   Al-Shaab Ibb
23 3MF Mohammed Al Abidi (1986-01-01)1 January 1986 (aged 26)   Shabab Al Baydaa
20 3MF Hussein Ghazi (1989-01-01)1 January 1989 (aged 23)   Al-Oruba
12 3MF Muaadh Hazza'a (1986-01-01)1 January 1986 (aged 26)   Al-Wahda (Aden)
8 4FW Wahid Al Khyat (1985-01-01)1 January 1985 (aged 27)   Al-Ahli Sana'a
10 4FW Ayman Al Hagri (1992-01-01)1 January 1992 (aged 20)   Al-Shaab Ibb
13 4FW Akram Al-Selwi (1986-09-08)8 September 1986 (aged 25)   Al-Hilal
17 4FW Kameel Tareq Mohamed (1986-01-01)1 January 1986 (aged 26)   Al-Shula
18 4FW Tamer Hanash (1986-01-03)3 January 1986 (aged 26)   Al-Ahli Sana'a

Group CEdit

EgyptEdit

Coach:   Hany Ramzy

No. Pos. Player Date of birth (age) Caps Goals Club
1 1GK Ali Lotfi (1989-10-14)14 October 1989 (aged 22) 1 0   ENPPI
16 1GK Ahmed El Shenawy (1991-01-29)29 January 1991 (aged 21) 7 0   Zamalek
23 1GK Mohamed Bassam (1990-12-25)25 December 1990 (aged 21) 0 0   Tala'ea El-Gaish
2 2DF Salah Soliman (1990-01-20)20 January 1990 (aged 22) 0 0   Zamalek
3 2DF Ali Fathy (1992-01-02)2 January 1992 (aged 20) 3 0   Al-Moqawloon El-Arab
5 2DF Mahmoud Alaa (1991-01-01)1 January 1991 (aged 21) 1 0   Haras El Hodood
6 2DF Ahmed Hegazi (1991-01-25)25 January 1991 (aged 21) 10 0   Fiorentina
12 2DF Islam Ramadan (1990-11-01)1 November 1990 (aged 21) 2 0   Haras El Hodood
15 2DF Saad Samir (1989-04-01)1 April 1989 (aged 23) 2 0   Al Ahly
21 2DF Ahmed Sobhi (1993-01-01)1 January 1993 (aged 19) 0 0   ENPPI
4 3MF Hesham Mohamed (1989-01-03)3 January 1989 (aged 23) 1 0   Al Ahly
7 3MF Saleh Gomaa (1993-08-01)1 August 1993 (aged 18) 1 0   ENPPI
8 3MF Shehab El-Din Ahmed (1990-08-22)22 August 1990 (aged 21) 1 0   Al Ahly
10 3MF Mohamed Ibrahim (1992-03-01)1 March 1992 (aged 20) 0 0   Zamalek
11 3MF Ahmed Eid Abdel Malek (1980-05-15)15 May 1980 (aged 32) 44 6   Haras El Hodood
14 3MF Hossam Hassan (1989-04-30)30 April 1989 (aged 23) 3 0   Al Masry
17 3MF Mohamed El-Nenny (1992-07-12)12 July 1992 (aged 20) 13 0   Al-Moqawloon
20 3MF Mohamed Ghazy (1992-11-12)12 November 1992 (aged 19) 1 0   ENPPI
24 3MF Ahmed Hamoudi (1990-12-24)24 December 1990 (aged 21) 0 0   Smouha
9 4FW Marwan Mohsen (1989-02-26)26 February 1989 (aged 23) 3 3   Petrojet
13 4FW Ahmed Shroyda (1990-10-21)21 October 1990 (aged 21) 1 0   Al Masry
18 4FW Ahmed Magdi (1989-12-09)9 December 1989 (aged 22) 0 0   Ghazl El-Mehalla
19 4FW Amr Zaki (1983-04-01)1 April 1983 (aged 29) 58 29   Zamalek
22 4FW Mohamed Salah (1992-06-15)15 June 1992 (aged 20) 13 8   FC Basel

IraqEdit

Coach:   Zico

No. Pos. Player Date of birth (age) Caps Goals Club
1 1GK Mohammed Hameed (1993-01-24)24 January 1993 (aged 19) 0 0   Al-Shorta
2 2DF Ahmad Ibrahim (1992-02-25)25 February 1992 (aged 20) 10 0   Arbil
3 2DF Bassim Abbas (Vice-captain) (1982-07-01)1 July 1982 (aged 29) 87 3   Baghdad
4 3MF Qusay Munir (1981-04-12)12 April 1981 (aged 31) 82 6   Baghdad
5 3MF Ibrahim Kamil (1988-09-09)9 September 1988 (aged 23) 4 0   Al-Quwa Al-Jawiya
6 3MF Fareed Majeed (1986-04-10)10 April 1986 (aged 26) 13 0   Al Shorta
7 4FW Ali Salah (1987-11-02)2 November 1987 (aged 24) 4 0 Free Agent
8 4FW Hammadi Ahmad (1989-10-18)18 October 1989 (aged 22) 3 0   Al Quwa Al Jawiya
9 4FW Mustafa Karim (1987-07-21)21 July 1987 (aged 24) 40 5   El-Ittihad El-Iskandary
10 4FW Luay Salah (1982-02-07)7 February 1982 (aged 30) 22 4   Arbil
11 3MF Abbas Rehema (1989-07-01)1 July 1989 (aged 22) 1 0   Najaf
12 1GK Mohammed Gassid (1986-12-10)10 December 1986 (aged 25) 54 0   Al-Talaba
13 3MF Karrar Jassim (1987-06-11)11 June 1987 (aged 25) 49 6   Ajman Club
14 2DF Salam Shakir (Captain) (1986-07-31)31 July 1986 (aged 25) 48 2   Al-Khor
15 2DF Waleed Bahar (1991-04-27)27 April 1991 (aged 21) 4 0   Al-Shorta
16 2DF Samal Saeed (1986-01-07)7 January 1986 (aged 26) 50 2 Free Agent
17 4FW Alaa Abdul-Zahra (1987-12-22)22 December 1987 (aged 24) 38 8   Qatar SC
18 3MF Mahdi Karim (1983-12-10)10 December 1983 (aged 28) 92 12   Arbil
19 2DF Hussam Kadhim (1987-10-17)17 October 1987 (aged 24) 6 0   Al-Quwa Al-Jawiya
20 3MF Muthana Khalid (1989-06-14)14 June 1989 (aged 23) 26 0   Al-Quwa Al-Jawiya
21 2DF Ali Bahjat (1992-03-03)3 March 1992 (aged 20) 0 0   Dohuk
22 1GK Noor Sabri (1984-06-18)18 June 1984 (aged 28) 63 0   Najaf
23 3MF Ahmed Yasin (1991-04-22)22 April 1991 (aged 21) 0 0   Örebro SK

LebanonEdit

Coach:   Theo Bücker

No. Pos. Player Date of birth (age) Caps Goals Club
1GK
2DF
3MF
4FW

SudanEdit

Coach: Mohamed Abdallah

No. Pos. Player Date of birth (age) Caps Goals Club
1 1GK Ehab Zoghbair   El-Merreikh
16 1GK Al-Mouez Mahjoub   Al-Hilal
21 1GK Mohamed Adam   Amal Atbara
2 2DF El-Tahir El Haj   El-Merreikh
19 2DF Sami Abdalla   Amal Atbara
4 2DF Motasim El Manaqil   El-Neel
13 2DF Amer Adil   Ahli Al-Khartoum
5 2DF Moawya El-Amin   El-Neel
3 2DF Mowaia Bashir   Al-Hilal
14 2DF Alsadig Srir   Hilal Alsahel
8 3MF Ahmed Martin Idris   Hay Al Arab
12 3MF Badr Qalag   El-Merreikh
20 3MF Mohammed Hasan   Khartoum
9 3MF Mohamed Mosa   Khartoum
23 3MF Mortada Kabeer   Hilal Kadgouli
22 4FW Mohamed Ahmed Bashir   Al-Wehda
6 4FW Ramadan Alagab   El-Merreikh
17 4FW Nasr Eldin Jojo   Ahli Al-Khartoum
11 4FW Mohamed Abd Al Momen Ankba   Khartoum
7 4FW Ahmed Adil Hamad   Al-Mourada
18 4FW Amin Ibrahim   Khartoum
15 4FW Osama Idriss El-Ta'aysha   El-Neel

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b ورشة العمل وقرعة كأس العرب 2012 (in Arabic). uafaonline.com. 7 May 2012. Retrieved 7 May 2012.