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Abbas Ahmed Atwi (Arabic: عباس أحمد عطوي; born 12 September 1979) is a Lebanese footballer who plays as an attacking midfielder for Lebanese Premier League club Shabab Al Sahel.

Abbas Atwi
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Atwi in 2019
Personal information
Full name Abbas Ahmed Atwi
Date of birth (1979-09-12) 12 September 1979 (age 39)
Place of birth Beirut, Lebanon
Playing position Attacking midfielder
Club information
Current team
Shabab Sahel
Number 12
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1997–2017 Nejmeh 400+ (102)
2011–2012Dubai Club (loan) 13 (3)
2017–2018 Al Shabab Al Arabi 9 (0)
2018– Shabab Sahel 18 (4)
National team
2002 Lebanon U23
2002–2016 Lebanon 84 (7)
* 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.[1] 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.[2] He appeared in eight qualifying matches for the 2010 FIFA World Cup.[3]

He is not related to fellow Lebanese footballer Abbas Ali Atwi, who is also known as Onika.

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International careerEdit

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.[4]

International goalsEdit

Scores and results list Lebanon's goal tally first.
Goal Date Venue Opponent Score Result Competition
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

IndividualEdit

Awards

Performances

  • Lebanese Football League best assist provider: 2012–13

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "تقرير كوورة: بعد النجمة.. عطوي إلى أين؟". كووورة. Retrieved 2019-04-30.
  2. ^ "International Matches 2003 - Asia". RSSSF. Retrieved 21 April 2009.
  3. ^ Abbas AtwiFIFA competition record
  4. ^ Abbas Ahmed Atwi - International Appearances. RSSSF

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