Country: United Arab Emirates
Country of residence: United Arab Emirates
Blessed with a gifted left foot, Emirati star Omar Abdulrahman has been the Asian League’s best player in recent years. The reigning Asian Player of the Year, who plays his football for Al Ain, has once again made the shortlist of nominees for this year’s award after playing a significant role for his club side as they reached the quarter-final stage of this year’s AFC Champions League. The talented footballer was also a star performer for his country, the UAE, during their run to the third round of the FIFA World Cup Russia 2018 Asian Qualifiers.