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Hussain Ali Baba Mohamed (Arabic: حسين علي بابا; born 11 February 1982) is a Bahraini footballer currently playing for Al-Muharraq[1] and the Bahrain national football team.

Hussain Ali Baba
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Personal information
Full name Hussain Ali Baba Mohammed
Date of birth (1982-02-11) 11 February 1982 (age 37)
Place of birth Manama, Bahrain
Height 1.84 m (6 ft 0 in)
Playing position Centre-back
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2003–2004 Al Riffa 30 (6)
2004–2005 Al-Shamal 16 (0)
2005–2007 Kuwait SC 15 (1)
2007–2008 Al-Rayyan 13 (2)
2008 Umm-Salal 7 (0)
2009 Al-Salmiya 0 (0)
2009 Al-Shabab 1 (0)
2010–2011 Al-Wehda 8 (0)
2011–2012 El Jaish 2 (0)
2012–2013 Kuwait SC 17 (3)
2013–2015 Al-Muharraq 22 (4)
2015 Al-Fateh SC
2016– Al-Muharraq
National team
2001–2016 Bahrain 111 (6)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 9 December 2014 (UTC)
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 1 September 2016

CareerEdit

 
Hussain Ali Baba next to Samuel Eto'o during a friendly match between Bahrain and Inter.

Baba first played for Al Riffa football club from 2003 to 2004 after which he switched to Qatar's Al-Shamal football club from 2004 till 2005. He then moved to Kuwait SC until 2007 when he joined Al-Rayyan football club, where he scored twice, until 2008. From 2008 to 2009, he joined and left three clubs; Umm-Salal in 2008, Al-Salmiya and Al-Shabab (UAE) clubs in 2009 respectively. In 2010, he joined Saudi Arabia's Al-Wehda club until 2011. Following this, he joined El Jaish for a single season until 2012. Since 2012, he plays for Kuwait SC.

International goalsEdit

Scores and results list Bahrain's goal tally first.[2]
Goal Date Venue Opponent Score Result Competition
1. 18 December 2003 Bahrain National Stadium, Riffa, Bahrain   Kenya 2–1 2–1 International Tournament
2. 6 November 2009 Bahrain National Stadium, Riffa, Bahrain   Togo 4–1 5–1 Friendly
3. 16 October 2010 Zayed Sports City Stadium, Abu Dhabi, United Arab   United Arab Emirates 2–1 2–6 Friendly
4. 15 January 2013 Bahrain National Stadium, Riffa, Bahrain   Iraq 1–1 1–1 2013 Gulf Cup of Nations
5. 2 November 2014 Bahrain National Stadium, Riffa, Bahrain   North Korea 2–1 2–2 Friendly
6. 8 September 2015 Grand Hamad Stadium, Doha, Qatar   Yemen 1–0 4–0 2018 FIFA World Cup qualification

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Baba Sign For Kuwait SC". Goalzz. 9 January 2012. Retrieved 9 January 2012.
  2. ^ "Ali Baba, Husain". National Football Teams. Retrieved 5 January 2017.

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