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Murad Elian

Murad Elian

Sector : Sports, Athletes

Personal Info

  • Country of residence: Palestine
  • Gender: Male
  • Born in: 1977
  • Age: 46
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Murad Elyan (born December 7, 1977 in Jerusalem) is a Palestinian professional soccer player who currently plays for Hilal Al-Quds Club in the West Bank Premier League.

his career
Elyan grew up in Jerusalem as an Arab citizen of occupied Palestine. He joined Hapoel Youth Jerusalem in 1986 as a nine-year-old after spending time with his home region side Beit Safafa. While Elian was in Hapoel Jerusalem, the team's top scorer at almost every youth level. He signed his first contract with Ma'ale Adumim Beitar in 2002, scoring 18 goals, making him the team's leading scorer. In the 2003-04 season, Elian joined Bani Lud and helped them win the league by scoring 24 goals, which is a high team.

his international career
Elayan played his first official matches for Palestine in the 2012 AFC Challenge Cup qualifiers. This call-up came only two months after Palestine coach Musa Bazzaz announced that he would not consider Elayyan due to his old age. In his first match against Bangladesh, he scored two goals to lead his team to a 2-0 victory over Bangladesh. In the next match against the Philippines, which saw his shot hit the crossbar. He continued his remarkable brilliance two days later against Myanmar, where he opened and finished the scoring for Palestine in the match.



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