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Amad Ali Suleiman Al-Hosni (Arabic: عماد علي سليمان الحوسني‎; born 18 July 1984), commonly known as Amad Al-Hosni or Al-Amda, is an Omani footballer who plays for Fanja SC in Oman Professional League.[1]

Amad Al-Hosni
Imad Ali Suleiman Al-Hosni.jpg
Amad Al-Hosni AKA the flying omaniman (2012)
Personal information
Full name Amad Ali Suleiman Al-Hosni
Date of birth (1984-07-18) 18 July 1984 (age 35)
Place of birth Muscat, Oman
Height 1.80 m (5 ft 11 in)
Playing position Striker
Club information
Current team
Fanja
Number 20
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2003–2004 Al-Khaboora ? (3)
2004–2005 Al-Riyadh ? (10)
2005–2008 Qatar 109 (48)
2008–2009 Al-Rayyan ? (11)
2009–2010 Sporting Charleroi 8 (0)
2010 Al-Rayyan 8 (4)
2010–2013 Al-Ahli 113 (70)
2013–2014 Al-Nassr 5 (2)
2014–2015 Saham ? (5)
2015– Fanja 15 (4)
National team
2003–2015 Oman 126 (57)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

Contents

Club careerEdit

Al-KhaburahEdit

He started his professional football career in 2003 and joined the Omani sports club Al-Khaburah SC. In the 2003–04 Omani League, he made 20 appearances and scored 11 goals.

Al-RiyadhEdit

Amad then moved to Saudi Arabian football club Al-Riyadh based in Riyadh. In the 2004–05 Saudi Premier League, he made 23 appearances and scored 10 goals.

Qatar SCEdit

Amad moved to Qatar SC in 2005, a Qatari football club based in Doha. In the 2005–06 Qatar Stars League, he made 25 appearances and scored 14 goals helping the club to be the runners-up. Also in the 2006 Qatar Crown Prince Cup, he made 3 appearances and scored 1 goal helping the club win the runners-up place. In the 2006–07 Qatar Stars League, he made 24 appearances and scored 11 goals. And in the 2007–08 Qatar Stars League, he made 27 appearances and scored 12 goals.

Al-RayyanEdit

He then moved to another Qatar based sports club Al-Rayyan Sports Club . In the 2008–09 Qatar Stars League, he made 27 appearances and scored 11 goals until his contract expired in 2009.

CharleroiEdit

Amad moved to R. Charleroi S.C., a Belgian football club. He made 8 appearances but couldn't score a single goal. His transfer to Europe had made him the second Omani footballer to play in Europe, after Ali Al-Habsi.[2]

Return to Al-RayyanEdit

In 2010, he returned to his ex-club Al-Rayyan Sports Club and helped them to win the 2010 Emir of Qatar Cup. He made 8 appearances and scored 4 goals.

Al-AhliEdit

Amad then moved to Al-Ahli SC. He helped the club in winning the King Cup of Champions in 2011 and 2012, also he helped the club to be the runners-up of 2012 AFC Champions League. His standing record in Al-Ahli was 99 appearances with 52 goals.

Al-NassrEdit

On 22 December 2013, he signed a six-months contract with Saudi Arabian giants Al-Nassr FC.[3]

SahamEdit

On 8 September 2014, he signed a one-year contract with 2014 GCC Champions League runners-up Saham SC.[4][5][6][7][8][9][10][11] He made his Oman Professional League debut and scored his first goal on 13 September 2014 in a 3-0 win over Al-Oruba SC.[12]

Club career statisticsEdit

Club Season Division League Cup Continental[a] Other[b] Total
Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
Al-Khaboora 2003–04 Omani League - 3 - 0 0 0 - 0 20 3
Total - 3 - 0 0 0 - 0 20 3
Al-Riyadh 2004–05 Saudi Premier League - 10 - 0 0 0 - 0 30 10
Total - 10 - 0 0 0 - 0 30 10
Qatar 2005–06 Qatar Stars League - 14 - 2 0 0 - 0 - 16
2006–07 - 11 - 3 0 0 - 0 - 14
2007–08 - 12 - 0 0 0 - 0 - 12
Total - 37 - 5 0 0 - 0 73 42
Al-Rayyan 2008–09 Qatar Stars League - 11 - 0 0 0 - 0 27 11
Total - 11 - 0 0 0 - 0 27 11
Sporting Charleroi 2009–10 Belgian Pro League 8 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 9 0
Total 8 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 9 0
Al-Rayyan 2009–10 Qatar Stars League 8 4 - 3 0 0 - 0 15 7
Total 8 4 - 3 0 0 - 0 15 7
Al-Ahli 2010–11 Saudi Professional League 24 9 6 4 0 0 1 1 31 14
2011–12 22 15 6 4 9 4 1 1 38 24
2012–13 22 8 4 4 6 4 2 2 34 18
Total 68 32 16 12 15 8 4 4 103 56
Al-Nassr 2013–14 Saudi Professional League 5 2 2 1 0 0 0 0 7 3
Total 5 2 2 1 0 0 0 0 7 3
Saham 2014–15 Oman Professional League 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1
Total 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1
Career total - 100 - 21 15 8 - 4 285 133
  1. ^ Includes appearances in the AFC Champions League
  2. ^ Includes goals in the Al-Jazeera Club Friendly Tournament and Club Friendlies

International careerEdit

Arabian Gulf CupEdit

Amad has made appearances in the 16th Arabian Gulf Cup, the 17th Arabian Gulf Cup, the 18th Arabian Gulf Cup, the 19th Arabian Gulf Cup, the 20th Arabian Gulf Cup and the 21st Arabian Gulf Cup.

He has been in the national squad since 2003, and he first showed his talent during the 16th Arabian Gulf Cup, scoring a goal in a 1-0 win over the Arabian giants Saudi Arabia. In the tournament, Oman finished at the fourth place, hence reaching its best ever position in the Arabian Gulf Cup competition, reaching the final four round for the first time, with eight points from two wins and two draws.[13]

In the 17th Arabian Gulf Cup, he scored four goals. A brace each in a 3-1 over Iraq and in a 3-2 win over Bahrain hence helping his country to reach the semi-finals and then the finals of the Arabian Gulf Cup for the first time. But Oman lost in the final to the hosts, Qatar in a penalty shootout after the goalkeeping sensation Ali Al-Habsi missed a penalty. Qatar won the match 6-5 on penalties after the match had ended 1-1 at normal time. Amad was awarded with the "Top Goal Scorer" award of the competition.[14][15]

He scored two goals in the 18th Arabian Gulf Cup, one in a 2-1 win over the hosts the United Arab Emirates and another in a 2-1 win over Kuwait. This was the second time when Oman reached to the finals but again they lost to the hosts, the United Arab Emirates. Ismail Matar, the Emirati legend, scored the lone goal of the match as United Arab Emirates won their first ever Arabian Gulf Cup.[16]

Finally in 2009, he helped his team to win their first ever Arabian Gulf Cup trophy. He scored one goal in the 19th Arabian Gulf Cup in a 4-0 win over Iraq.[17]

He scored one and the only goal of Oman in the 20th Arabian Gulf Cup in a 1-1 draw against Bahrain. Oman failed to qualify for the semi-finals.[18][19]

In the 21st Arabian Gulf Cup, he played in three matches but failed to score a single goal. Oman again could score only one goal and this time it was from the spot by youngster Hussain Al-Hadhri in a 1-2 loss against Qatar. Oman failed to qualify for the semi-finals.[20][21]

AFC Asian CupEdit

Amad has made appearances in the 2004 AFC Asian Cup qualification, the 2004 AFC Asian Cup, the 2007 AFC Asian Cup qualification, the 2007 AFC Asian Cup, the 2011 AFC Asian Cup qualification and the 2015 AFC Asian Cup qualification.

He scored three goals in the 2004 AFC Asian Cup which included a brace in a 2-2 draw against Iran[22] and a goal in a 2-0 win over Thailand.[23] In the tournament, Oman won four points in a 2-0 win over Thailand and a 2-2 draw against Iran and hence failed to qualify for the quarter-finals.[24]

In the 2007 AFC Asian Cup qualification,[25] he scored two goals, one in a 4-1 win over Pakistan[26] and another in the return leg in a 5-0 win over Pakistan[27] and again helped his team to qualify for the 2007 AFC Asian Cup. Badar Al-Maimani scored one and the only goal of Oman in the 2007 AFC Asian Cup in a 1-1 draw against Australia.[28] In the tournament, Oman won two points in a 1-1 draw against Australia and in a 0-0 draw against Iraq[29] and hence failed to qualify for the quarter-finals.[30]

In the 2011 AFC Asian Cup qualification, he played in five matches but failed to score a single goal. Oman failed to qualify for the 2011 AFC Asian Cup.[31]

He made two appearances in the 2015 AFC Asian Cup qualification,[32] scoring one goal in the penultimate game in a 3-1 win over Singapore and again helped his team to qualify for the 2015 AFC Asian Cup by finishing at the top of the Group A.[33]

FIFA World Cup QualificationEdit

Amad has made six appearances in the 2006 FIFA World Cup qualification, seven in the 2010 FIFA World Cup qualification and fifteen in the 2014 FIFA World Cup qualification.

He scored two goals in the 2006 FIFA World Cup qualification, one in the Second Round of FIFA World Cup qualification in a 5-1 win over India[34] and another also in the Second Round in a 2-0 win over Singapore.[35]

He scored a brace in the 2010 FIFA World Cup qualification in the Third Round of FIFA World Cup qualification in a 2-1 win over Thailand.[36]

He scored two goals in the 2014 FIFA World Cup qualification, one in the Second Round of FIFA World Cup qualification in a 2-0 win over Myanmar [37] and another in the Third Round of FIFA World Cup qualification in a 1-0 win over Australia in the third round in a crucial home match which eventually helped Oman to qualify for the fourth round.[38] Oman entered the last game of group play with a chance to qualify for at least the playoff-round, but a 1-0 loss to Jordan eliminated them from contention.[39]

National team career statisticsEdit

Goals for Senior National TeamEdit

Scores and results list Oman's goal tally first.[40]
# Date Venue Opponent Score Result Competition
1 6 January 2004 Al-Sadaqua Walsalam Stadium, Kuwait City   Saudi Arabia 1–0 1–2 16th Arabian Gulf Cup
2 31 March 2004 Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium, Kerela   India 1–0 5–1 2006 FIFA World Cup Qualification - AFC
3 31 May 2004 Sultan Qaboos Sports Complex, Muscat   Maldives 3–0 3–0 Friendly
4 24 July 2004 Chongqing Olympic Sports Center, Chongqing   Iran 1–0 2–2 2004 AFC Asian Cup
5 24 July 2004 Chongqing Olympic Sports Center, Chongqing   Iran 2–0 2–2 2004 AFC Asian Cup
6 28 July 2004 Chengdu Longquanyi Football Stadium, Chengdu   Thailand 2–0 2–0 2004 AFC Asian Cup
7 8 September 2004 Jalan Besar Stadium, Kallang, Singapore   Singapore 2–0 2–0 2006 FIFA World Cup qualifier
8 7 October 2004 Sultan Qaboos Sports Complex, Muscat   Iraq 1–0 1–0 Friendly
9 10 December 2004 Jassim Bin Hamad Stadium, Doha   Iraq 1–0 3–1 17th Arabian Gulf Cup
10 10 December 2004 Jassim Bin Hamad Stadium, Doha   Iraq 2–0 3–1 17th Arabian Gulf Cup
11 20 December 2004 Ahmed bin Ali Stadium, Al Rayyan   Bahrain 1–0 3–2 17th Arabian Gulf Cup
12 20 December 2004 Ahmed bin Ali Stadium, Al Rayyan   Bahrain 3–2 3–2 17th Arabian Gulf Cup
13 16 August 2006 Jinnah Sports Stadium, Islamabad   Pakistan 2–0 4–1 2007 AFC Asian Cup qualification
14 1 September 2006 Sultan Qaboos Sports Complex, Muscat   Syria 3–0 3–0 Friendly
15 6 September 2006 Sultan Qaboos Sports Complex, Muscat   Pakistan 1–0 5–0 2007 AFC Asian Cup qualification
16 13 January 2007 Suheim Bin Hamad Stadium, Doha   Qatar 1–0 1–1 Friendly
17 17 January 2007 Zayed Sports City Stadium, Abu Dhabi   United Arab Emirates 2–0 2–1 18th Arabian Gulf Cup
18 20 January 2007 Mohammed Bin Zayed Stadium, Abu Dhabi   Kuwait 1–0 2–1 18th Arabian Gulf Cup
19 17 September 2007 Jassim Bin Hamad Stadium, Doha   Qatar 1–0 1–1 Friendly
20 27 January 2008 Sultan Qaboos Sports Complex, Muscat   Singapore 1–0 2–0 Friendly
21 18 May 2008 Nizwa Sports Complex, Nizwa   Turkmenistan 1–0 2–1 Friendly
22 18 May 2008 Nizwa Sports Complex, Nizwa   Turkmenistan 2–1 2–1 Friendly
23 22 June 2008 Royal Oman Police Stadium, Muscat   Thailand 1–1 2–1 2010 FIFA World Cup Qualification - AFC
24 22 June 2008 Royal Oman Police Stadium, Muscat   Thailand 2–1 2–1 2010 FIFA World Cup Qualification - AFC
25 20 August 2008 Royal Oman Police Stadium, Muscat   Uzbekistan 2–0 2–0 Friendly
26 19 December 2008 Sultan Qaboos Sports Complex, Muscat   Ecuador 2–0 2–0 Friendly
27 7 January 2009 Sultan Qaboos Sports Complex, Muscat   Iraq 2–0 4–0 19th Arabian Gulf Cup
28 11 August 2010 Astana Arena, Astana   Kazakhstan 1–3 1–3 Friendly
29 3 September 2010 Saoud bin Abdulrahman Stadium, Al Wakrah   Malaysia 2–0 3–0 Friendly
30 3 September 2010 Saoud bin Abdulrahman Stadium, Al Wakrah   Malaysia 3–0 3–0 Friendly
31 7 September 2010 Jassim Bin Hamad Stadium, Doha   Qatar 1–0 1–1 Friendly
32 23 November 2010 May 22 Stadium, Aden   Bahrain 1–0 1–1 20th Arabian Gulf Cup
33 28 July 2011 Thuwunna Stadium, Yangon   Myanmar 1–0 2–0 2014 FIFA World Cup Qualification - AFC
34 11 November 2011 Sultan Qaboos Sports Complex, Muscat   Australia 1–0 1–0 2014 FIFA World Cup Qualification - AFC
35 5 March 2014 Sultan Qaboos Sports Complex, Muscat   Singapore 1–0 3–1 2015 AFC Asian Cup qualifier
36 10 October 2014 Sohar Regional Sports Complex, Sohar, Oman   Costa Rica 3–4 3–4 Friendly
37 11 June 2015 Sree Kanteerava Stadium, Bengaluru, India   India 2–1 2–1 2018 FIFA World Cup Qualification - AFC

HonoursEdit

ReferencesEdit

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