Ahmed Thariq

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Ahmed Thoriq
Personal information
Date of birth (1980-10-04) 4 October 1980 (age 33)
Place of birth Maldives
Height 1.78 m (5 ft 10 in)
Playing position Forward
Club information
Current club New Radiant
Number 9
Youth career
CHSC
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2004-2006 New Radiant ? (?)
2006-2007 Mahibadhoo ZJ ? (?)
2007-2009 New Radiant ? (?)
2010-2010 VB Sports ? (2)
2010 present New Radiant ? (17)
National team
2003-2013 Maldives 38 (16)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.
† Appearances (Goals).

Ahmed Thoriq (born on 4 October 1980) is a Maldivian footballer nicknamed "Tom".

Biography[edit]

A forward, he currently plays at the club level for New Radiant as captain. Thoriq is also a member of the Maldives national football team.

He is from the island of Mahibadhoo in Alif Dhaal Atoll.

International career[edit]

His first competitive international tournament was the 2003 South Asian Football Federation Championship held in Bangladesh. He made only one appearance in the competition, by replacing Ali Umar as a substitute in their first match where they won 6–0 to Bhutan.[1] He also was the joint top scorer in the 2005 with the fellow national team mates Ali Ashfaq and Ibrahim Fazeel with 3 goals,[2] and 2009 SAFF Championship with Enamul Haque and Channa Ediri Bandanage by scoring a total of 4 goals.[3]

He officially retired from the national team, on 14 February 2013 with the fellow team mate Assad Abdul Ghanee, after the friendly match played between Pakistan at Rasmee Dhandu Stadium. He was awarded with a "golden plaque" by Football Association of Maldives as recognition of his contribution to the national team.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "South Asian Gold Cup 2003 (Dhaka, Bangladesh)". rsssf. Retrieved 8 February 2012. 
  2. ^ "South Asian Gold Cup 2005 (Karachi, Pakistan)". rsssf. Retrieved 8 February 2012. 
  3. ^ "Maldives 0 - 0 India: India wins on penalties". maldivesoccer.com. Retrieved 8 February 2012. 
  4. ^ "Assad and Tom retired from national team". maldivesoccer.com. Retrieved 17 February 2012. 

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