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Ismail Abdul-Latif (Arabic: إسماعيل عبد اللطيف‎; born September 11, 1986) is a Bahraini football striker and currently plays for Muharraq and the Bahrain national football team, and appeared for the team in the 2007, 2011 and 2015 AFC Asian Cup finals. He is famous for scoring a dramatic injury time goal in the match against Saudi Arabia on 9 September 2009 that sent Bahrain into the 2010 World Cup Qualification final play-off round against New Zealand.

Ismail Abdul-Latif
Ismael Abdullatif.jpg
Abdullatif in 2009
Personal information
Full name Ismail Hassan Abdul-Latif
Date of birth (1986-09-11) September 11, 1986 (age 33)
Place of birth Muharraq, Bahrain
Height 1.82 m (6 ft 0 in)
Playing position Striker
Club information
Current team
Muharraq
Number 11
Youth career
1999–2004 Al-Hala
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2004–2007 Al-Hala 86 (37)
2007–2009 Al-Arabi 24 (6)
2009–2011 Riffa 12 (8)
2011 Al-Nasr 8 (3)
2011–2012 Muharraq 10 (4)
2012–2013 Al Ahli 17 (3)
2013 Al-Nahda 4 (2)
2014 Al-Salmiya SC 5 (1)
2014– Muharraq 38 (15)
National team
2004–2007 Bahrain U-21 19 (9)
2005– Bahrain 118 (42)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 23 March 2014
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 9 October 2019

CareerEdit

He is a senior member of the squad since 2005, played a significant role on helping Bahrain to reach two consecutive FIFA World Cup playoffs, but failed in both playoffs. After 2017, he decided to retire from the team, but later revoked the decision to return to the senior side in 2019 for the 2019 WAFF Championship.

International goalsEdit

Scores and results list Bahrain's goal tally first.[1]
No. Date Venue Opponent Score Result Competition
1. 15 July 2007 Gelora Bung Karno Stadium, Jakarta   South Korea
2–1
2–1
2007 AFC Asian Cup
2. 2 June 2008 Rajamangala Stadium, Bangkok   Thailand
2–1
3–2
2010 FIFA World Cup qualification
3. 21 January 2009 Hong Kong Stadium, Wanchai   Hong Kong
1–0
3–1
2011 AFC Asian Cup qualification
4. 3 June 2009 Bahrain National Stadium, Riffa   Jordan
3–0
4–0
Friendly
5.
4–0
6. 31 August 2009   Iran
2–0
4–2
Bahrain 3 Nations Tournament
7. 9 September 2009 King Fahd International Stadium, Riyadh   Saudi Arabia
2–2
2–2
2010 FIFA World Cup qualification
8. 6 November 2009 Bahrain National Stadium, Riffa   Togo
2–0
5–1
Friendly
9.
3–0
10. 18 November 2009   Yemen
1–0
4–0
2011 AFC Asian Cup qualification
11. 6 January 2010   Hong Kong
1–0
4–0
12.
2–0
13.
3–0
14. 11 August 2010 Nanjing Olympic Sports Center, Nanjing   China PR
1–1
1–1
Friendly
15. 26 September 2010 King Abdullah Stadium, Amman   Oman
1–0
2–0
2010 WAFF Championship
16.
2–0
17. 8 October 2010 Jaber Al-Ahmad International Stadium, Kuwait City   Kuwait
1–0
3–1
Friendly
18. 26 November 2010 May 22 Stadium, Aden   Iraq
2–3
2–3
2010 Gulf Cup of Nations
19. 28 December 2010 Al-Rashid Stadium, Dubai   Jordan
2–1
2–1
Friendly
20. 14 January 2011 Jassim Bin Hamad Stadium, Doha   India
2–1
5–2
2011 AFC Asian Cup
21.
3–1
22.
4–1
23.
5–2
24. 26 August 2011 Bahrain National Stadium, Manama   Sudan
1–0
1–0
Friendly
25. 6 September 2011 Gelora Bung Karno Stadium, Jakarta   Indonesia
2–0
2–0
2014 FIFA World Cup qualification
26. 13 December 2011 Jassim Bin Hamad Stadium, Doha   Iraq
2–0
3–0
2011 Pan Arab Games
27.
3–0
28. 23 December 2011   Jordan
1–0
2–6
29. 29 February 2012 Bahrain National Stadium, Riffa   Indonesia
1–0
10–0
2014 FIFA World Cup qualification
30.
10–0
31. 16 October 2012 Za'abeel Stadium, Dubai   United Arab Emirates
1–0
2–6
Friendly
32. 9 November 2013 Bahrain National Stadium, Riffa   Lebanon
1–0
1–0
33. 15 November 2013   Malaysia
1–0
1–0
2015 AFC Asian Cup qualification
34. 7 November 2014   Singapore
1–0
2–0
Friendly
35. 30 December 2014 Melbourne Cricket Ground, Melbourne   Saudi Arabia
3–1
4–1
36.
4–1
37. 13 October 2015 Bahrain National Stadium, Riffa   Philippines
1–0
2–0
2018 FIFA World Cup qualification
38. 29 March 2016   Yemen
1–0
3–0
39. 1 September 2016   Singapore
3–1
3–1
Friendly
40. 10 October 2017 Taipei Municipal Stadium, Taipei   Chinese Taipei
1–0
1–2
2019 AFC Asian Cup qualification
41. 4 August 2019 Franso Hariri Stadium, Erbil   Jordan
1–0
1–0
2019 WAFF Championship
42. 10 August 2019   Kuwait
1–0
1–0

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Hasan, Ismail Abdullatif". National Football Teams. Retrieved 17 September 2015.

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