Marzouk Al-Otaibi

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Marzouk Al-Otaibi
Personal information
Full name Marzouk saad Al-Otaibi
Date of birth (1975-11-07) November 7, 1975 (age 42)
Place of birth Saudi Arabia
Height 1.76 m (5 ft 9 12 in)
Playing position Striker
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1997–2000 Al Shabab FC (Riyadh)
2000–2007 Ittihad FC
2007–2008 Al Nassr FC
2008–2009 Al-Wehda Club (Mecca)
2010–2011 Al-Watani
2011– Al-Markhiya
National team
1999–2006 Saudi Arabia 24 (8)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.

Marzouk Al-Otaibi (Arabic:مرزوق العتيبي) (born 7 November 1975) is a Saudi Arabian footballer. He currently plays as a center forward for Al-Markhiya in Qatar.

Club career

Al-Otaibi started his career at Al-Shabab Club. In 1999, he joined Al-Ittihad for a then-record 9 million Saudi riyals. He spent around 8 years with Al-Ittihad. While with Al-Ittihad, Al-Otaibi won several national and international titles. Al-Otaibi joined Al-Nassr in the summer of 2007.

Al-Otaibi joined Qatari 2nd Division club Al-Markhiya on 26 December 2011 on a six-month deal.[1]

International career

Otaibi made several appearances for the senior Saudi Arabia national football team, including the 1999 FIFA Confederations Cup and the 2000 AFC Asian Cup finals and the 2002 and 2004 AFC Asian Cup and 2006 FIFA World Cup qualifying rounds.[2]

1999 FIFA Confederations Cup

He shined in the 1999 FIFA Confederations Cup in Mexico where he finished as joint top scorer along with Ronaldinho and Cuauhtémoc Blanco with 6 goals each. He scored a super hat-trick (4 goals) against Egypt, which was relatively a weak team back then; he proved himself in the Semi-final by scoring two goals against Brazil.

International goals

Scores and results list Saudi Arabia's goal tally first.[3]
No Date Venue Opponent Score Result Competition
1. 29 July 1999 Estadio Azteca, Mexico City, Mexico  Egypt 1–0 5–1 1999 FIFA Confederations Cup
2. 2–0
3. 4–1
4. 5–1
5. 1 August 1999 Estadio Jalisco, Guadalajara, Mexico  Brazil 1–2 2–8 1999 FIFA Confederations Cup
6. 2–2
7. 20 October 2000 Saida International Stadium, Sidon, Lebanon  Uzbekistan 1–0 5–0 2000 AFC Asian Cup
8. 8 February 2001 Prince Mohamed bin Fahd Stadium, Dammam, Saudi Arabia  Mongolia 6–0 6–0 2002 FIFA World Cup qualification

References

  1. ^ المرخية يتعاقد مع السعودى مرزوق العتيبى
  2. ^ Marzouk Al-OtaibiFIFA competition record
  3. ^ "Al-Otaibi, Marzouq". National Football Teams. Retrieved 28 April 2017. 
  • Marzouk Al-Otaibi at National-Football-Teams.com
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