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Walid Abbas Al Balushi (Arabic: وليد عباس‎; born 11 June 1985) is an Emirati professional association football player who plays as a defender for Shabab Al-Ahli.

Walid Abbas
Personal information
Full name Walid Abbas Al Balushi
Date of birth (1985-06-11) 11 June 1985 (age 34)
Place of birth Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Height 1.81 m (5 ft 11 12 in)
Playing position Defender
Club information
Current team
Shabab Al-Ahli
Number 5
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2002–2013 Al Shabab 256 (2)
2013–2017 Al Ahli 96 (3)
2017– Shabab Al-Ahli 18 (1)
National team
2008– United Arab Emirates 83 (6)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 29 January 2019

BiographyEdit

Abbas was born in Dubai. He currently plays for Al Ahli in the UAE Football League. He wears the number 5 shirt for club and wears the number 3 shirt for the national sports team.

International careerEdit

He is a member of the United Arab Emirates since 2008 and was named at the 2011 and 2015 AFC Asian Cup squads.

International goalsEdit

Scores and results list UAE's goal tally first.[1]
# Date Venue Opponent Score Result Competition
1. 11 September 2012 Al-Rashid Stadium, Dubai   Kuwait 3–0 3–0 Friendly match
2. 15 October 2013 Hong Kong Stadium, Hong Kong   Hong Kong 4–0 4–0 2015 AFC Asian Cup qualification
3. 9 November 2013 Al Nahyan Stadium, Abu Dhabi   Philippines 2–0 4–0 Friendly match
4. 15 November 2013 Mohammed Bin Zayed Stadium, Abu Dhabi   Hong Kong 2–0 4–0 2015 AFC Asian Cup qualification
5. 19 November 2013 Mohammed Bin Zayed Stadium, Abu Dhabi   Vietnam 1–0 5–0 2015 AFC Asian Cup qualification
6. 9 November 2016 Mohammed Bin Zayed Stadium, Abu Dhabi   Bahrain 2-0 2-0 Friendly match

HonoursEdit

United Arab Emirates

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Al-Balooshi, Walid Abbas". National Football Teams. Retrieved 28 February 2017.

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