Ashraf Nu'man

Ashraf Nu'man Al-Fawaghra (Arabic: أشرف نعمان الفواغرة; born 29 July 1986) is a Palestinian footballer who plays for Shabab Al-Khalil of the West Bank Premier League and the Palestine national team as a forward or attacking midfielder.[1][2]

Ashraf Nu'man
Personal information
Full name Ashraf Nu'man Al-Fawaghra
Date of birth (1986-07-29) 29 July 1986
Place of birth Bethlehem, Palestine
Height 6 ft 1 in (1.85 m)
Playing position Forward / Attacking midfielder
Club information
Current team
Shabab Al-Khalil SC
Number 11
Youth career
Taraji Wadi Al-Nes
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2004–2012 Taraji Wadi Al-Nes 78 (21)
2012–2013 Al-Faisaly (Amman) 13 (9)
2013–2014 Taraji Wadi Al-Nes 20 (12)
2014–2015 Al-Faisaly (Harmah) 24 (6)
2015–2016 Al-Wehdat 9 (0)
2016 Hajer 12 (2)
2016– Shabab Al-Khalil SC
National team
2009–2016 Palestine 56 (14)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 6 June 2017
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 29 March 2016

International career

Nu'man received his first national call-up for Palestine during 2010 AFC Challenge Cup qualification and made his debut six months later against the United Arab Emirates.

He has since played for Palestine at the 2010 WAFF Championship, 2012 AFC Challenge Cup qualification, and 2014 FIFA World Cup qualification.

He was included in Jamal Mahmoud's 23-man list to participate in the 2014 AFC Challenge Cup. He netted his first goal of the competition in the second game against Myanmar in a 2–0 victory. He then scored a brace in the quarter final tie against Afghanistan helping his country qualify for their first final ever. During the final against the Philippines, he scored the only goal of the match, coming from a direct free-kick in the 59th minute of the game, winning the 2014 AFC Challenge Cup for his country for the first time ever, and qualifying for the 2015 AFC Asian Cup. He finished the tournament as top scorer with 4 goals totally in five games. He is tied with Fahed Attal for most goals ever with the Palestinian national team.

International goals

Scores and results list Palestine's goal tally first.
1.20 December 2011Al-Gharafa Stadium, Doha Bahrain1–11–32011 Pan Arab Games
2.29 February 2012The Sevens Stadium, Dubai Azerbaijan1–02–0Friendly
3.12 March 2012Halchowk Stadium, Kathmandu Maldives2–02–02012 AFC Challenge Cup
4.18 June 2012Ali Mohsen Al-Muraisi Stadium, Sana'a Yemen1–02–1Friendly
5.8 December 2012Al-Sadaqua Walsalam Stadium, Kuwait City Kuwait1–21–22012 WAFF Championship
6.6 February 2013Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium, Kochi India1–14–2Friendly
7.6 February 2013Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium, Kochi India3–24–2Friendly
8.6 February 2013Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium, Kochi India4–24–2Friendly
9.21 March 2013Mohammed Al-Hamad Stadium, Hawally Kuwait1–11–2Friendly
10.26 March 2013Darulmakmur Stadium, Kuantan Malaysia2–02–0Friendly
11.21 May 2014National Football Stadium, Malé Myanmar2–02–02014 AFC Challenge Cup
12.27 May 2014National Football Stadium, Malé Afghanistan1–02–02014 AFC Challenge Cup
13.27 May 2014National Football Stadium, Malé Afghanistan2–02–02014 AFC Challenge Cup
14.30 May 2014National Football Stadium, Malé Philippines1–01–02014 AFC Challenge Cup


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