Arash Afshin

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Arash Afshin
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Afshin while playing for Foolad, 22 February 2013
Personal information
Full name Arash Afshin
Date of birth (1989-01-21) 21 January 1989 (age 25)
Place of birth Ramhormoz, Khuzestan, Iran[1]
Height 6 ft 1 in (1.85 m)
Playing position Striker , Winger
Club information
Current team
Foolad
Number 16
Youth career
2007–2008 Esteghlal[1]
2008–2009 Foolad[1]
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2009– Foolad 99 (25)
2013 Sepahan (loan) 13 (1)
National team
2009–2011 Iran U–23 15 (5)
2010– Iran 4 (1)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 16 February 2014.

† Appearances (Goals).

‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 6 November 2012

Arash Afshin (Persian: آرش افشین‎, born January 21, 1989) is an Iranian footballer of Khozestani origin who currently plays for Foolad in the Iran Pro League. He is a part of Iran national team, and was represented Iran at under-23 team.[1]

Club career[edit]

Afshin has played his entire career for Foolad. In winter 2012, he was linked to Lille but move was cancelled due to Afshin's personal problems. On 1 July 2013, he was joined Sepahan with a six months loan contract.[citation needed] He returned to Foolad in December 2013.

Club performance League Cup Continental Total
Season Club League Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
Iran League Hazfi Cup Asia Total
2009–10 Foolad Pro League 21 5 1 2 22 7
2010–11 20 11 3 1 23 14
2011–12 22 3 3 2 25 5
2012–13 28 4 0 0 28 4
2013–14 Sepahan 13 1 1 0 0 0 14 1
Foolad 8 2 2 0 1 0 11 2
Career total 112 26 10 5 1 0 123 31
Season Team Assists
09/10 Foolad 4
10/11 Foolad 3
11/12 Foolad 1
12/13 Foolad 4
13/14 Sepahan 1

International career[edit]

After good performance with Iran U23 in 2010 Asian Games and also in Foolad he convinced Afshin Ghotbi to invite him to Team Melli

On 2 January 2011, Afshin was called up to the Iran for the team's friendly match against Angola and made his debut.

He was also one of Iran players in 2011 AFC Asian Cup.

International goals[edit]

Scores and results list Iran's goal tally first.
# Date Venue Opponent Score Result Competition
1 19 January 2011 Qatar SC Stadium, Doha  United Arab Emirates 1–0 3–0 Asian Cup 2011

Honours[edit]

Foolad

Personal life[edit]

He is currently Student of Civil Engineering at Islamic Azad University Ramhormoz Branch.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e majidjalali.com