Abdulwasea Al-Matari

Abdulwasea Al-Matari (Arabic: عبد الواسع المطري; born 4 July 1994) is a Yemeni association footballer who plays for Al-Nahda and the Yemen national football team.

Abdulwasea Al-Matari
Personal information
Full name Abdulwasea Al-Matari
Date of birth (1994-07-04) 4 July 1994 (age 25)[1]
Place of birth Yemen
Height 167 cm (5 ft 6 in)
Playing position Midfielder
Club information
Current team
Al-Nahda
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2013–2015 Al Yarmuk Al Rawda ? (?)
2015–2018 Al-Orouba ? (?)
2018–2019 Dibba Al-Hisn
2019– Al-Nahda
National team
2013– Yemen 38 (8)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 18 December 2018
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 5 September 2019

CareerEdit

Al Matari made his debut for Yemen in 2013 against Bahrain during their 2015 Asian Cup qualifying group stage match, in which they lost 2–0 and failed to qualify for the tournament.[2]

His first international goal came in Yemen's first round leg against Pakistan during 2018 World Cup qualifiers in which Yemen ran out 3–1 winners.[3]

International goalsEdit

Scores and results list Yemen's goal tally first.[4]
No. Date Venue Opponent Score Result Competition
1. 13 March 2015 Grand Hamad Stadium, Doha, Qatar   Pakistan 1–0 3–1 2018 FIFA World Cup qualification
2. 7 June 2016   Maldives 1–0 2–0 2019 AFC Asian Cup qualification
3. 5 September 2017 Panaad Park and Stadium, Bacolod, Philippines   Philippines 2–1 2–2 2019 AFC Asian Cup qualification
4. 27 March 2018 Suheim bin Hamad Stadium, Doha, Qatar     Nepal 1–0
2–1
5. 2–1
6. 8 August 2019 Karbala International Stadium, Karbala   Lebanon 2–1 2–1 2019 WAFF Championship
7. 11 August 2019   Iraq 1–2 1–2
8. 5 September 2019 National Stadium, Kallang, Singapore   Singapore 1–1 2–2 2022 FIFA World Cup qualification

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Abdulwasea Al-MatariFIFA competition record
  2. ^ "Bahrain v Yemen Match Report". AFC. 19 November 2013. Retrieved 20 March 2015.
  3. ^ "World's worst team Bhutan kick off 2018 World Cup qualifying with victory". The Guardian. 13 March 2015. Retrieved 20 March 2015.
  4. ^ "Al-Matari, Abdulwasea". National Football Teams. Retrieved 6 September 2017.

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