Al-Nimr: The team will not have a problem for the next 5 years

"25 years" is the average age of the Sharjah team ... Jonatas and Al Hosani are the oldest

  • Sharjah star Igor in a previous friendly match against Ajman.

    Photography: Osama Abu Ghanem

  • Abdul Majeed Al-Nimr: The ages of Sharjah's players are ideal compared to other teams' players.


Official statistics of Sharjah Club showed that the average age of the players in the first football team of the club is 25 years, as the new professional, Brazilian Jonathas de Jesus, is the oldest 31 years old, while the youngest are the Brazilian players Luan Pereira and Marcos Vinicius, at the age of 20.

The former coach of Sharjah's U-12 team, Abdul Majeed Al-Nimr, described the age of Sharjah's players as ideal compared to the players of other teams, and told «Emirates Today» that the team will not have a problem during the next five years.

Al-Nimr added: Sharjah includes high-level players, whether they are citizens or foreigners.

He also said: After Sharjah won the league title last season, the club sought to include young members and faces, and was successful in its recent selections of players, as they were young, as well as players from national teams such as Khalid Bawazir and Khaled Al-Dhanhani.

Among the oldest in the team is goalkeeper Adel Al Hosani (31 years old).

According to the statistics, 11 players are under the age of 25, while 13 players are between 25 and 29 years old, while he is the only servant in the 30-year-old team.

The following are the remaining ages of the team's players: Igor Kornado (28 years), Ahmed Ibrahim Sorour (21 years), Ahmed Hassan Muhammad (21 years), Al-Hassan Salih (29 years), Uzbek Utabek Chukurov (24 years), Hamad Jasim (24 years) Hammoud Mohammed (22 years old), Khaled Al Dhanhani (23 years old), Khaled Bawazeer (25 years old), Darwish Muhammad (25 years old) Salem Sultan (27 years old), Salem Saleh (29 years old), Saif Rashid (26 years old) Shaheen Abdul Rahman (28 years old), Tariq Al Khadim (30 years old), Adel Al Hosani (31 years old), Abdulaziz Al Kaabi (22 years old), Abdullah Ghanem (25 years old), and Ali Al Dhanhani (29 years old).

On the other hand, Brazilian Caio Lucas (26 years old), his citizen in the resident category is Luan Pereira (20 years), Majed Sorour (23 years old), Brazilian Vincius (20 years old), Maid Mosbeh (24 years old), and Muhammad Khalfan (28 years old), And Muhammad Abdul Basit (25 years old).

Sharjah had recently included players, including goalkeeper Darwish Muhammad, Khaled Al-Dhanhani, Khaled Bawazeer, Abdulaziz Al-Kaabi and Salem Saleh.


11 players from Sharjah team are under the age of 25.

- Only one player on the list of "The King" is 30 years old, while Pereira and Vinicius are the youngest with "20 years".

- Sharjah recently signed with young players: goalkeeper Darwish Muhammad, Khalid Al-Dhanhani, Khalid Bawazeer, Abdulaziz Al-Kaabi and Salem Saleh.

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