Saturday, August 4, 2012

Palestinians Abroad: The Complete List


I've put together this list to keep track of the growing amount of Palestinian players playing their football abroad. Only players previously uncapped by a national side will be included (please do not mention the Sharbini brothers).

Belgium (1): Omar Jarun (Sporting Charleroi)

Chile (3): Egardo Abdala (CD Arturo Fernández Vial/3), Roberto Bishara (Palestino), Leonardo Zamora (Curicó Unido/2)

Egypt (2): Ramzi Saleh (Smouha), Mohammed Samara (Al-Dakhliyeh)

Denmark (1): Hani Naboulse (Lyngby BK*)

France (1): Mohammed-Ali Shatrit (FC Issy Les Molineux/5)

Italy (1): Bruno Pesce (Olympia Agnonese/5)

Jordan (4): Fadi Lafi (Al-Jazira), Ashraf Nu'man (Al-Faisaly), Ahmed Abu Arab (That Ras),Ismail Amour (Yarmouk)

Kuwait (1): Majed Abusidu (Yarmouk/2)

Lebanon (11): Mustafa Hallaq (Al-Ahed), Mohammed Abu Ateeq (Al-Ahed), Mohammed Qasim (Al-Nejmeh), Wasim Abdelhady (Al-Ansar), Ibrahim Swidan (Tripoli SC), Mohammed Ghannam (Tripoli SC), Samir Salmun (Tripoli United), Haitham Khadouj (Tadamon Sour), Mohammed Blawni (Safa Beirut) Ali ElKadi (TBA), Ahmad Abu Al-Ardat (Ahli Sidon/2)

Poland (1): Alexis Norambuena (Jagiellonia Bialystok)

Qatar (1): Abdullah Al-Battat (Khatriat SC)

Saudi Arabia (1): Abdelatif Bahdari (Hajer FC)

Sweden (2): Imad Zatara (Åtivdabergs FF), Hicham Ali (Limhamn Bunkfelo/3)

Ledger:
*Denotes youth team player
/2: Plays in Second Division
/3: Plays in Third Division 
/5: Plays in Fifth Division