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Jasem Yaqoub Sultan Al-Besara (Arabic: جاسم يعقوب سلطان البصارة‎; born 25 October 1953 in Kuwait City) is a former Kuwaiti footballer. He played from 1972 until 1990, and scored 384 goals for his team, he was so good that at some point he gained interest from some European clubs such as Nottingham forest.

Jasem Yaqoub
Personal information
Full name Jasem Yaqoub Sultan Al-Besara
Date of birth (1953-10-25) 25 October 1953 (age 65)
Place of birth Kuwait City, Kuwait
Height 1.79 m (5 ft 10 12 in)
Playing position Striker
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1969–1983 Qadsia SC 628 (384)
National team
1972–1982 Kuwait ?? (??)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

Sultan played for the Kuwait national football team at the 1980 Summer Olympics[1] and the 1982 FIFA World Cup.[2]


  1. ^ "Jasem Sultan Biography and Statistics". Sports Reference. Archived from the original on 27 January 2012. Retrieved 13 August 2009. Cite uses deprecated parameter |deadurl= (help)
  2. ^ Jasem SultanFIFA competition record