Assad Abdul Ghanee

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Assad Abdul Ghanee
Personal information
Full name Assad Abdul Ghanee
Date of birth (1976-01-02) 2 January 1976 (age 38)
Place of birth Maldives
Playing position Defender
Club information
Current club Club Valencia
Number 13
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2001-2006 Club Valencia
2007-2008 New Radiant
2009-2011 Club Valencia
2012 Club Eagles
2013- Club Valencia
National team
2001-2013 Maldives 90 (2)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.

† Appearances (Goals).

‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 14 February 2013

Assad Abdul Ghanee (born 2 January 1976) is a Maldivian international footballer.


Ghanee made his international debut in 2001,[1] and he has appeared in FIFA World Cup qualifying matches.[2]

He officially retired from the national team, on 14 February 2013 with the fellow team mate Ahmed Thariq, 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.[3]


  1. ^ Assad Abdul Ghanee at
  2. ^ Assad Abdul GhaneeFIFA competition record
  3. ^ "Assad and Tom retired from national team". Retrieved 17 February 2012. 

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