Ayman Hakeem

Ayman Hakeem (Arabic: أيمن حكيم‎; born 24 December 1959)[1] is a Syrian football coach who last managed the Syria national football team.

Ayman Hakeem
Personal information
Date of birth (1959-12-24) 24 December 1959 (age 61)
Place of birth Damascus, Syria
Teams managed
Years Team
1993–1995 Al-Wahda
1999 Syria U20
1999 Syria U23
2006–2007 Al-Wahda
2011 Syria (assistant manager)
2011 El-Jaish
2011–2012 Duhok
2012–2013 Al-Wahda
2013 Al-Faisaly
2014–2015 Ittihad Al-Ramtha
2015 Al-Ramtha
2016–2017 Syria
2019– Syria U23

Coaching careerEdit

Hakeem started his coaching career with Al-Wahda winning the Syrian Cup in 1993. During the 1990s, he took over youth teams, Syria U20 and Syria U23.[2] Later on, he managed Al-Wahda for several separate occasions, and served as an assistant of Valeriu Tiţa during the 2011 AFC Asian Cup.[3] He spent some time in Iraq with Duhok, and in Jordan with Al-Faisaly, Ittihad Al-Ramtha and Al-Ramtha.

On May 9, 2016, Hakeem was appointed as the head coach of the Syria national football team. He led the team to their best performance in which they played the 2018 FIFA World Cup qualification – AFC Fourth Round against Australia, only losing in extra time.

On November 20, 2017, Hakeem resigned from coaching Syria.[4]

On the first of March 2019, he was appointed as the head coach of Syria national under-23 instead of Hussein Affash.[5]


  1. ^ "Ayman Hakeem". Retrieved 29 November 2017.
  2. ^ الحكيم مدرباً للمنتخب الوطني الأول بكرة القدم. gsf-sport (in Arabic). Retrieved 29 November 2017.
  3. ^ أيمن الحكيم (in Arabic). aliqtisadi. 29 November 2017.
  4. ^ أيمن الحكيم يستقيل من تدريب منتخب سوريا (in Arabic). youm7.com. 16 November 2017. Retrieved 29 November 2017.
  5. ^ أيمن الحكيم مدربا للمنتخب الأولمبي السوري. Kooora (in Arabic). July 9, 2019.

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