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Oday Ibrahim Dabbagh

Sector : Sports, Athletes

Personal Info

  • Country of residence: Palestine
  • Gender: Male
  • Born in: 1998
  • Age: 26
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Oday Ibrahim Mohammad Dabbagh, born on December 3, 1998, is a Palestinian professional footballer who plays as a forward for Belgian Pro League club Charleroi and the Palestine national team. Dabbagh gained recognition as the top scorer of the 2020–21 Kuwaiti Premier League with Al-Arabi.

Club Career:

Dabbagh began his professional career with Hilal Al Quds in the 2016–17 season, where he played a crucial role in avoiding relegation and contributed significantly to the team's subsequent victories in the Palestinian Premier League.
He joined Al-Arabi in January 2021, securing the 2020–21 Kuwaiti Premier League title and finishing as the league's top scorer with 13 goals.
A move to Arouca in the Portuguese Primeira Liga followed in August 2021, where Dabbagh showcased his talent with notable performances, including a brace against Estoril in January 2023.
In July 2023, he officially signed with Charleroi in the Belgian Pro League, scoring on his debut against OH Leuven.

International Career:

Dabbagh made his national team debut in a 2019 AFC Asian Cup qualifier against Oman on March 27, 2018.
He represented Palestine in the 2018 Bangabandhu Cup, contributing to their victory.
Dabbagh's first senior international goal came on September 6, 2018, in a friendly against Kyrgyzstan.
Notably, he participated in the 2019 AFC Asian Cup and was named in the squad for the 2023 AFC Asian Cup.
On January 23, 2024, Dabbagh scored a brace against Hong Kong, securing Palestine's first win in the competition and qualification to the knockout phase.

Personal Life:

Born in the Old City of Jerusalem, Dabbagh idolized Dutch striker Robin van Persie during his childhood.

Career Statistics:Club: As of January 29, 2024:
Arouca: 54 appearances, 15 goals
Charleroi: 17 appearances, 4 goals

International: As of January 29, 2024:
13 international goals for Palestine


Achievements and Awards


Hilal Al-Quds
West Bank Premier League: 2016–17, 2017–18, 2018–19
Palestine Cup: 2017–18
West Bank Cup: 2017–18

Kuwait Super Cup: 2019

Kuwaiti Premier League: 2020–21

Bangabandhu Cup: 2018

Islamic Solidarity Games top goalscorer: 2017
Kuwaiti Premier League top goalscorer: 2020–21



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