Ali Mabkhout

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Ali Mabkhout
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Mabkhout with the United Arab Emirates in 2021
Personal information
Full name Ali Ahmed Mabkhout Mohsen Al Hajeri
Date of birth (1990-10-05) 5 October 1990 (age 32)
Place of birth Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
Height 1.78 m (5 ft 10 in)
Position(s) Striker
Club information
Current team
Al Jazira
Number 7
Youth career
2004–2008 Al Jazira
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2008– Al Jazira 227 (165)
National team
2008–2009 United Arab Emirates U20 10 (0)
2012 United Arab Emirates U23 16 (4)
2009– United Arab Emirates 100 (79)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 21 March 2021
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 3 December 2021

Ali Ahmed Mabkhout Mohsen Al Hajeri (Arabic: علي أحمد مبخوت محسن الهاجري; born 5 October 1990) is a professional association football player who plays for Al Jazira and the United Arab Emirates national team.

He used to play in the youth system, and played his first game out of the youth system for Al Jazira in 2009.

Club career[change | change source]

Mabkhout played in the AFC Champions League for the first time against Al Ittihad on 22 April 2009, after coming on as a substitute.[1] On 19 May 2009, he scored his first Asian Champions League goal in the 49th minute against Esteghlal. The game ended in a 2–2 draw.[2]

International career[change | change source]

In the 2015 AFC Asian Cup quarter-finals, Mabkhout scored the first goal against Japan to make it 1–0 and it was played at Stadium Australia in Sydney. He also scored in the penalty shootout against Japan. UAE ended up winning 5–4 in penalties.[3]

On 10 October 2019, Mabkhout scored a hat-trick against Indonesia in a 5–0 win. He then became the highest goalscorer on the national team.[4]

Career statistics[change | change source]

Club[change | change source]

As of match played 21 March 2021[5]
Club Season League Cup[a] Continental[b] Total
Division Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
Al Jazira 2009–10 UAE Pro League 16 3 6 2 1 1 23 6
2010–11 UAE Pro League 8 2 6 4 0 0 14 6
2011–12 UAE Pro League 12 3 3 0 3 1 18 4
2012–13 UAE Pro League 24 11 2 1 4 1 30 13
2013–14 UAE Pro League 19 7 0 0 8 3 27 10
2014–15 UAE Pro League 24 16 0 0 1 1 25 17
2015–16 UAE Pro League 23 23 1 0 5 2 29 25
2016–17 UAE Pro League 25 33 1 0 4 1 30 34
2017–18 UAE Pro League 16 13 3 1 7 5 26 19
2018–19 UAE Pro League 19 20 0 0 0 0 19 20
2019–20 UAE Pro League 19 13 1 1 0 0 20 14
2020–21 UAE Pro League 22 21 0 0 0 0 22 21
Career total 227 165 23 9 33 11 283 185

International[change | change source]

As of match played 3 December 2021[6][7]
National team Year Apps Goals
United Arab Emirates 2009 1 0
2010 1 0
2012 6 5
2013 11 10
2014 14 5
2015 13 13
2016 8 3
2017 9 6
2018 6 2
2019 14 19
2020 2 2
2021 15 14
Total 100 79

Honours[change | change source]

Al Jazira

United Arab Emirates U23

United Arab Emirates

Individual

References[change | change source]

  1. "Match Summary - Al Ittihad 1–1 Al Jazira" (PDF). The AFC. Archived from the original (PDF) on 4 June 2012.
  2. "Match Summary - Al Jazira 2–2 Esteghlal" (PDF). The AFC. Archived from the original (PDF) on 7 June 2012.
  3. "Asian Cup 2015: UAE complete shock win over Japan to reach semi-final after penalty shootout dramatics". Australian Broadcasting Corporation. 23 January 2015.
  4. "Ali Mabkhout: words cannot tell you how happy or how proud I am". The National. 11 October 2019.
  5. Ali Mabkhout at Soccerway. Retrieved 29 March 2021.
  6. "Ali Ahmed Mabkhout Mohsen Omran Al-Hajeri - Goals in International Matches". www.rsssf.com. Retrieved 13 October 2019.
  7. Ali Mabkhout at National-Football-Teams.com
  8. "AC2015 DREAM TEAM". AFC Asian Cup official twitter. 1 February 2015. Retrieved 8 July 2015.
  9. "AFC Asian Cup UAE 2019 Technical Report and Statistics". AFC. 29 May 2019. Retrieved 1 January 2020.

Other websites[change | change source]