Henry Fa'arodo

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Henry Fa'arodo jr.
Henry Fa'arodo (2011).jpg
Personal information
Full name Henry Samuel Luito'o Fa'arodo
Date of birth (1982-10-05) 5 October 1982 (age 31)
Place of birth Honiara, Solomon Islands
Height 1.68 m (5 ft 6 in)
Playing position Striker/Midfielder
Club information
Current team
Team Wellington
Number 10
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2000–2001 Nelson Suburbs 35 (11)
2002 Fawkner Blues 15 (8)
2002–2004 Melbourne Knights 33 (4)
2004 Fawkner Blues 8 (5)
2005–2006 Perth Glory 11 (0)
2006 Essendon Royals 20 (8)
2006–2007 Canterbury United 20 (7)
2007 Richmond 22 (7)
2007–2008 Auckland City 6 (0)
2008 Altona Magic 27 (7)
2010–2011 Hekari United
2011 Koloale
2011–2012 Team Wellington 4 (3)
2012 FC Nelson 6 (7)
2012– Team Wellington 29 (12)
National team
2002– Solomon Islands 38 (15)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 30 September 2008.

† Appearances (Goals).

‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 26 October 2012

Henry Fa'arodo Jr (born 5 October 1982 in Honiara) is a Solomon Islands professional footballer who currently plays as a striker/midfielder for Team Wellington. He is also captain of the Solomon Island national team.

Club career[edit]

Fa'arodo attended Nelson College from 2000 to 2001, playing for the school's 1st XI football team as well as local club side Nelson Suburbs.[1][2]

He is one of few Solomon Islanders who have played in Australian top-flight football for Perth Glory in the first A-League season and for the Melbourne Knights in the old NSL.

He joined Victorian Premier League side Altona Magic after a stint in New Zealand. In May 2010, he won the Oceania Champions League with Hekari United.[3]

In January 2012, Fa'arodo linked up with Team Wellington in the ASB Premiership.[4]

FC Nelson appointed Henry Fa'arodo as their junior technical advisor for the 2012 winter season and also played for the 1st team helping them to win the league.

International career[edit]

He has frequently represented the Solomon Islands at international level, making his debut at the 2002 OFC Nations Cup against Tahiti. He played in 16 FIFA World Cup qualifying matches.[5]

Henry was chosen as a starter on the Oceania All Stars team that faced the LA Galaxy on 6 December 2008 in New Zealand.

Honours[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Reich, Josh. Henry's here to help, Nelson Mail, 24 March 2012. Retrieved 2 Dec 2012
  2. ^ Nelson College Old Boys' Register, 1856–2006, 6th edition
  3. ^ Waitakere United 2–1 Hekari United – OFC
  4. ^ "Solomons skipper joins Team Wellington". stuff.co.nz. Retrieved 7 February 2012. 
  5. ^ Henry Fa'arodoFIFA competition record

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