Adel Kolahkaj

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Adel Kolahkaj
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Kolahkaj in 2013
Personal information
Date of birth (1985-02-21) February 21, 1985 (age 29)
Place of birth Ramhormoz, Iran
Height 1.78 m (5 ft 10 in)
Playing position Midfielder
Club information
Current team
Esteghlal Khuzestan
Number 40
Youth career
2000–2003 Foolad
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2003–2007 Foolad 85 (8)
2007–2009 Saba Battery 59 (4)
2009–2010 Persepolis 24 (1)
2010–2012 Mes Kerman 33 (0)
2012–2013 Sepahan 8 (1)
2013 Persepolis 9 (0)
2013– Esteghlal Khuzestan 19 (2)
National team
2001–2003 Iran U17 8 (2)
2003–2005 Iran U20 10 (1)
2006–2007 Iran U23 12 (3)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 28 September 2013.
† Appearances (Goals).

Adel Kolahkaj (Persian: عادل کلاه‌کج‎, born February 21, 1985 in Ramhormoz, Iran) is an Iranian Football player. He currently plays for the IPL club Esteghlal Khuzestan. He usually plays in the midfielder position.

Club career[edit]

He started his career in Foolad and won the league with the team and played in the 2006 AFC Champions League group stage.[1] He moved to Saba after Foolad got relegated. He joined Sepahan in summer 2012. On 20 September 2012, Adel narrowly avoided injury when he picked up an small explosive device which had been thrown on the pitch during a match against Al-Ahli.[2] He moved to Persepolis in June 2009. He joined Persepolis in December 2012. He signed a 2.5 year contract until end of 2015–16 season. On 28 May 2013, Persepolis coach Ali Daei did not let him train with the team and wanted him to join to another team.[3] He joined Esteghlal Khuzestan on 1 July 2013, signed a one-year contract.

Club career statistics[edit]

  • Last update: 28 September 2013
Club performance League Cup Continental Total
Season Club League Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
Iran League Hazfi Cup Asia Total
2003–04 Foolad Pro League 25 2 0 0 25 2
2004–05 16 2 0 0 16 2
2005–06 21 1 0 0 21 1
2006–07 23 3 1 0 6 0 30 3
2007–08 Saba 31 3 2 0 33 3
2008–09 28 1 4 1 5 0 37 2
2009–10 Persepolis 24 1 4 0 28 1
2010–11 Mes 8 0 0 0 8 0
2011–12 25 0 0 0 25 0
2012–13 Sepahan 8 1 0 0 2 0 10 1
Perspolis 9 0 2 0 8 0
2013–14 Esteghlal Khuzestan 10 2 0 0 10 2
Career Total 222 15 12 2 13 0 248 17
  • Assist goals
Season Team Assists
06–07 Foolad 4
07–08 Saba 4
08–09 Saba 3
10–11 Mes Kerman 0
11–12 Mes Kerman 2
12–13 Sepahan 0
12–13 Persepolis 0
13–14 Esteghlal Khuzestan 3

International career[edit]

He is a member of Iran national under-23 football team. He is known for taking free kicks, such as the one he scored against Saudi Arabia in Iran's 2-3 away match defeat.[4]

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