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Hasouneh Sheikh

Hasouneh Sheikh

Sector : Sports, Athletes

Personal Info

  • Country of residence: Jordan
  • Gender: Male
  • Born in: 1977
  • Age: 46
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Hassouna Al-Sheikh (January 26, 1977) is a former Jordanian soccer player. And one of the best players in the Jordanian club Al-Faisaly.

The beginning was in the ranks of Al-Hussein Youth Club, then moved to Al-Faisaly Club, where the team participated for the first time in the Arab world in the Arab Cup Champions League, in addition to the team’s participation in most of the local, Arab and regional matches and the four Jordanian championships (League - Cup - Shield - Cup Winners) more than once. He became a professional in the ranks of Bahraini Riffa and won the title of best player in the Bahraini league.

his sports career
Hassouna is considered one of the most prominent stars of the Jordanian national team, and he participated in the Arab Sports Tournament in Beirut and Amman, and achieved gold with his country's national team twice. The national team also participated in the Asian Championship and was one of Jordan's most important stars in the tournament.

Hassouna played for Al-Faisaly Club. The real beginning was in the beginning of 1996, when he joined Al-Faisaly Club at the age of 17. His first participation with Al-Faisaly was in the Arab Cup Cups Championship in Amman, where this tournament was the beginning of the birth of the star Hassouna, and he was not late in showing his latent talents. To make his star shine, as he actively contributed to his team reaching the final match of the Arab Cup Winners' Cup against Moroccan Olympique Khouribga, after scoring a hat-trick against Al-Mourad Al-Sudani.

After that, Hassouna was able to impose himself on the local scene, to immediately join the national team that participated in the Arab Cup in Qatar, and scored the winning goal against the Libyan national team, and from that moment on he kept his seat among the main players and participated in the World Cup qualifiers in France in 1998 He made good performances, and then contributed to the team winning the gold medal in the eighth Arab tournament in Beirut. He was one of the main pillars whose name was written in letters of gold, so that the gold would shine again on Hassouna's chest in the Hussein 99 tournament (the ninth Arab tournament).

And with his club, which he loved, Hassouna continued with Al-Faisaly the procession of winning titles, so he won with Al-Faisaly more than one title for the League Championship, the Jordan Cup, the Shield, and the Cup of Cups, bringing the number to more than 12 titles.

international posts
1994: Asian Qualifiers for the Asian Youth Cup.

1996: Asian qualifiers for the 1998 World Cup France.

1997: He participated with the first team in the Arab tournament and won the gold medal with the team after defeating Syria 1/0 in the final match.

1999: Asian qualifiers for the 2000 Sydney Olympics with the Olympic team

1999: He participated in the first team in the Arab tournament, which was held in Amman, and won the gold medal with him after defeating Iraq in the final match by penalty kicks.

2000: The Asian qualifiers for the 2000 Asian Cup and the West Asian Championship held in Jordan.

2001: Asian qualifiers for the 2002 World Cup, and the Malta International Championship.

2002: He won the Bahrain International Championship after the Jordanian national team participated in it, and in the same year he participated in the Arab Cup.

2003: He participated with the national team in the Asian qualifiers for the 2004 Asian Cup, and participated in the LG International Championship in Libya.

2004: He participated with the Jordanian national team in the Asian Cup, which was held in China. In the same year, he participated in the West Asian Championship, which was held in Iran, and the Asian qualifiers for the 2006 World Cup in Germany.

2006: Asian Qualifiers for the 2007 Asian Cup.

2007: West Asian Championship, which was held in Jordan.

2010: Asian qualifiers for the 2011 Asian Cup in Qatar, and the West Asian Championship, which was held in Iran.

his retirement
He retired in 2014 and participated in a retirement match in 2017 against Egyptian Zamalek, where the match ended in a 2-2 draw.


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