Mohammed Muntari

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Mohammed Muntari
Personal information
Date of birth (1993-12-20) 20 December 1993 (age 26)
Place of birth Kumasi, Ghana
Height 1.94 m (6 ft 4 in)
Playing position(s) Striker
Club information
Current team
Al-Duhail
Number 29
Youth career
Golden Lions Soccer Academy
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2013–2015 El Jaish 45 (18)
2015–2017 Lekhwiya 19 (8)
2017– Al-Duhail 6 (0)
2017–2018Al Ahli (loan) 9 (3)
2018Al Ahli (loan) 8 (3)
National team
2014– Qatar 27 (8)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 6 April 2016
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 14 November 2017

Mohammed Muntari (born 20 December 1993) is a Qatari footballer who currently plays for Al-Duhail as a striker.[1] Muntari was naturalized to play for the Qatar national team.

Career[edit]

Muntari started his career in the Golden Lions Soccer Academy, owned by former Ghanaian international Nii Lamptey.[2] He joined El Jaish in 2012.[3]

In July 2015, he signed a five-year deal with Lekhwiya.[4]

International career[edit]

Muntari was born and raised in Ghana, but early in his career moved to Qatar and became a naturalized citizen. He was called up to the Qatar national team in December, 2014.[5] He made his debut on 27 December 2014 in a friendly against Estonia, scoring his first goal.[6]

International goals[edit]

Scores and results list Qatar's goal tally first.[7]
No Date Venue Opponent Score Result Competition
1. 27 December 2014 Abdullah bin Khalifa Stadium, Doha, Qatar  Estonia 1–0 3–0 Friendly
2. 28 August 2015 Jassim Bin Hamad Stadium, Doha, Qatar  Singapore 2–0 4–0
3. 3 September 2015  Bhutan 6–0 15–0 2018 FIFA World Cup qualification
4. 7–0
5. 9–0
6. 17 November 2015 Changlimithang Stadium, Thimphu, Bhutan 1–0 3–0
7. 14 November 2017 Abdullah bin Khalifa Stadium, Doha, Qatar  Iceland 1–1 1–1 Friendly
8. 14 November 2019  Singapore 1–0 2–0

Honours[edit]

Club[edit]

Al-Duhail

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Player profile". soccerway.com. Retrieved 27 December 2014.
  2. ^ "Ghana loses hugely talented striker Mohammed Muntari to Qatar". ghanaweb.com. 23 December 2014. Retrieved 27 December 2014.
  3. ^ "Player profile". eurosport.com. Retrieved 27 December 2014.
  4. ^ "Muntari signs for Lekhwiya". Qatar Stars League. 23 July 2015. Retrieved 24 July 2015.[permanent dead link]
  5. ^ "Qatar squad for Asian Cup". Xinhua News Agency. 22 December 2014. Retrieved 22 December 2014.
  6. ^ "منتخبنا الوطني يفوز على استونيا بثلاثية". alkass.net. 27 December 2014. Archived from the original on 27 December 2014. Retrieved 27 December 2014.
  7. ^ "Muntari, Mohammed". National Football Teams. Retrieved 30 January 2017.