x Abu Dhabi, UAEWednesday 26 July 2017

First call up for Al Shabab's Hassan Ibrahim as Mahdi Ali names squad to face Uzbekistan

The Olympic squad winger has been given his full international chance in place of injured Abdullah Mousa ahead of the Asian Cup qualifying match later this month.

Al Shabab's Hassan Ibrahim (l) in action against Al Ahli.
Al Shabab's Hassan Ibrahim (l) in action against Al Ahli.

Hassan Ibrahim is in the frame to make his full international debut for the UAE after being called up to Mahdi Ali's squad for this month's Asian Cup qualifying clash with Uzbekistan.

The Al Shabab winger has been named in Ali's squad for the match at the Mohammed bin Zayed Stadium on March 22 after his impressive performances for the Dubai side this season.

The 22-year-old, who was part of Ali's Olympic national squad last summer, replaces Abdullah Mousa as the only change to the squad which scored an impressive win against Vietnam in Hanoi last month.

 

The full squad:

Abdul Aziz Haikal, Abdul Aziz Sanqoor, Ismail Al Hammadi, Ahmed Khalil, Majid Hassan (Al Ahli), Mohammed Fawzi, Amer Abdul Rahman, Haboush Saleh (Bani Yas), Ali Khusaif, Khalid Essa, Ali Al Amri, Mohammed Ahmed, Dawood Sulieman, Muhanad Al Enazi, Omer Abdul Rahman, (Al Ain), Habib Al Fardan (Al Nasr), Hamdan Al Kamali, Saeed Al Kathiri, Ismail Matar (Al Wahda), Hassan Ibrahim (Al Shabab).

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