Ahmad Maher Wridat

Ahmad Maher Wridat (Arabic: أحمد ماهر وريدات‎; born 22 July 1991) is a Palestinian footballer who plays as a forward for Shabab Al-Dhahiriya and the Palestine national football team. He holds the honor of being the first Palestinian to score in the AFC Champions League having scored in Al-Wehdat's 2–1 win over Bengaluru FC in February 2017.

Ahmad Maher Wridat
Personal information
Date of birth (1991-07-22) 22 July 1991 (age 29)
Place of birth ad-Dhahiriya, Palestine
Height 1.69 m (5 ft 7 in)
Playing position(s) Forward
Youth career
2006–2010 Shabab Al-Dhahiriya
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2010–2014 Shabab Al-Dhahiriya 42 (11)
2014–2016 Ahli Al-Khaleel 36 (4)
2016–2017 Shabab Al-Dhahiriya 10 (7)
2017 Al-Wehdat 11 (1)
2017– Shabab Al-Dhahiriya
National team
2014 Palestine U23 4 (2)
2014– Palestine 22 (8)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 6 May 2017
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 27 March 2018

International careerEdit

On 6 September 2014, Wridat helped Palestine to take third place in the Philippines Peace Cup after scoring four goals against Chinese Taipei, including three in extra time to finish top scorer with five goals.[1]

International goalsEdit

Scores and results list Palestine's goal tally first.[2]
# Date Venue Opponent Score Result Competition
1. 3 September 2014 Rizal Memorial Stadium, Manila   Myanmar
1–4
1–4
2014 Philippine Peace Cup
2. 6 September 2014 Rizal Memorial Stadium, Manila   Chinese Taipei
2–0
7–3
2014 Philippine Peace Cup
3.
4–3
4.
6–3
5.
7–3
6. 6 October 2014 Kanchenjunga Stadium, Siliguri   India
2–2
3–2
Friendly
7. 28 March 2017 National Football Stadium, Malé   Maldives
1–0
3–0
2019 AFC Asian Cup qualification
8.
2–0

International goals U-23Edit

Scores and results list Palestine's goal tally first.
# Date Venue Opponent Score Result Competition
1. 14 September 2014 Ansan Wa~ Stadium, Ansan   Oman
1–0
2–0
2014 Asian Games
2. 21 September 2014 Ansan Wa~ Stadium, Ansan   Singapore
1–2
1–2
2014 Asian Games

HonoursEdit

Shabab Al-DhahiriyaEdit

IndividualEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Palestine downs Chinese-Taipei for 3rd". Inquirer Sports. Retrieved 14 September 2014.
  2. ^ "Maher, Ahmed". National Football Teams. Retrieved 31 January 2017.

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