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Ahmad Awad

Ahmad Awad

Sector : Sports, Athletes

Personal Info

  • Country of residence: Sweden
  • Gender: Male
  • Born in: 1992
  • Age: 31
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Ahmad Awad (Swedish: Ahmed Awad) (born on June 1, 1992) is a Swedish-Palestinian footballer, who has been playing since 2014 for the Swedish club Delcord and the Palestinian national football team.

his life
He was born into a Palestinian family whose origins go back to the city of Tiberias, and immigrated to Sweden from Khan Al-Sheih camp in the countryside of Damascus.

his soccer career
with clubs
Awad grew up in the Swedish club Bragi, and moved to Delcord in 2011. In 2013, he moved to Varnamo, for which he played for only one year, after which he returned to his former club, Delcord. In the 2015 season, he scored 11 goals and assisted 12 others, to lead his club to promotion to the Swedish second division.

with the elect
Being of Palestinian origin, he had the opportunity to participate with the Palestinian national team, to which he was called up in March 2016, in the match that the national team lost 2-0 to its UAE counterpart on March 24, 2016, which he watched from the bench. After the match, the Israeli forces prevented him from entering the Palestinian territories with the national team, for unknown reasons. On March 29, 2016, he played his first international match, in the last match in the Asian qualifiers for the 2018 World Cup, against East Timor, and succeeded in scoring the sixth goal out of seven goals scored by the Palestinian national team in the match that ended with a score of 7-0.


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