Abbas Ahmed Atwi
Atwi in 2019
|Full name||Abbas Ahmed Atwi|
|Date of birth||12 September 1979|
|Place of birth||Beirut, Lebanon|
|Playing position||Attacking midfielder|
|2011–2012||→ Dubai Club (loan)||13||(3)|
|2017–2018||Al Shabab Al Arabi||9||(0)|
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 20 April 2019|
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 29 March 2016
Atwi started his career for Nejmeh in the 1997–98 season and has played for 10 years for the club, playing more than 400 matches and scoring more than 100 goals in his 10 year stay. In 2017 he joined Al Shabab Al Arabi, before moving to Shabab Al Sahel the following year. He made his debut for the Lebanon national football team in a 2004 AFC Asian Cup qualifying match against Jordan on 17 October 2003. He appeared in eight qualifying matches for the 2010 FIFA World Cup.
He is not related to fellow Lebanese footballer Abbas Ali Atwi, who is also known as Onika.
He began to play in 2002 for Lebanon in the match against Jordan. He appeared in every FIFA World Cup qualification in 2006, 2010 and 2014 editions. He is the most capped player for his country with 84 official matches.
- Scores and results list Lebanon's goal tally first.
|1.||9 April 2008||Camille Chamoun Sports City Stadium, Beirut, Lebanon||Maldives||3–0||4–0||2011 AFC Asian Cup qualification|
|2.||23 January 2009||Surakul Stadium, Phuket, Thailand||North Korea||0–1||0–1||2009 King's Cup|
|3.||25 August 2009||Ambedkar Stadium, New Delhi, India||Kyrgyzstan||0–1||1–1||2009 Nehru Cup|
|4.||15 November 2011||Camille Chamoun Sports City Stadium, Beirut, Lebanon||South Korea||2–1||2–1||2014 FIFA World Cup Qualification|
|5.||14 December 2012||Ali Al-Salem Al-Sabah Stadium, Al Farwaniyah, Kuwait||Kuwait||1–1||2–1||2012 WAFF Championship|
|6.||26 August 2015||Saida International Stadium, Sidon, Lebanon||Iraq||1–1||2–3||Friendly|
|7.||8 October 2015||Suphachalasai Stadium, Bangkok, Thailand||Myanmar||0–2||0–2||2018 FIFA World Cup Qualification|
Honours and achievementsEdit
- Lebanese Football League Golden Ball: 2013–14
- Lebanese Football League Team of the Season: 2009–10, 2013–14
- Lebanese Football League best assist provider: 2012–13
- Abbas Ahmed Atwi at Soccerway