Hytham Mostafa Karar (Arabic: هيثم مصطفي كرار) (born 19 July 1977 in Khartoum North) is a Sudanese footballer playing for Al-Merrikh as midfielder. He was the captain of Al-Hilal Omdurman and the Sudan national football team.
Mustafa in 2013
|Full name||Haitham Mostafa Karar Ahmed|
|Date of birth||19 July 1977|
|Place of birth||Khartoum Bahri, Khartoum State, Sudan|
|Height||1.74 m (5 ft 8 1⁄2 in)|
|Playing position||Attacking midfielder|
|1994-1995||Al-Amir SC (Bahri)||17||(2)|
|2016||Al-Hilal Club U20|
|2017||Al Ahli SC (Khartoum)|
|2018||Alamal SC Atbara|
|2019||Al-Hilal Club assist|
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only|
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of October 14, 2012
He joined Al-Hilal in November 1995 after transferring from Al-Ameer Al-Bahrawi, a second league team. He is one of the promising players of Africa. He was on the verge to going to Everton in the transfer window in 2011, but it was declined.
Mustafa is one of Sudan's footballing legends. He is a highly rated player. In his youth years Haitham Mustafa was regarded as a highly talented holding midfielder, he led the Sudanese national team to qualify for the 2008 African Cup of Nations, which was the first time for the national team to qualify (then 2008) in over 30 years.
He is known for his high-ability of play making, his magical throw passes are present in almost every match since 1995.
- With: Al-Hilal Club
- Winner(6): 1998, 2000, 2002, 2004, 2009, 2011
- With: Al-Merrikh SC
- Champion (1): 2013
- Winner (2): 2013, 2014
- With: Sudan National Football Team
- Champion (1): 2006
|1.||25 December 2002||Kuwait City, Kuwait||1-0||Won||2002 Arab Nations Cup|
|2.||18 December 2004||Adis Ababa, Ethiopia||4-0||Won||2004 CECAFA Cup|
|3.||22 December 2004||Adis Ababa, Ethiopia||1-2||Lost||2004 CECAFA Cup|
|4.||21 December 2006||Beirut, Lubnan||6-1||Won||2009 Arab Nations Cup qualification|
|5.||2 May 2008||Khartoum, Sudan||4-0||Won||2009 African Nations Championship qualification|
|6.||16 January 2011||Cairo, Egypt||2-0||Won||2011 Nile Basin Tournament|
- Haitham Mustafa at National-Football-Teams.com