Mahmoud Karimi Sibaki

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Mahmoud Karimi
Mahmoud Karimi Sibaki.JPG
Karimi with Sepahan in 2013
Personal information
Full name Mahmoud Karimi Sibaki
Date of birth (1978-05-09) May 9, 1978 (age 36)
Place of birth Isfahan, Iran
Height 1.68 m (5 ft 6 in)
Playing position Striker
Club information
Current team
Sepahan (assistant coach)
Youth career
1995–1999 Sepahan
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1998–2009 Sepahan (33)
National team
2003–2007 Iran[1][2][3]
Teams managed
2010– Sepahan (assistant)[4]
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.
† Appearances (Goals).

Mahmoud Karimi (Persian: محمود کریمی‎, born May 9, 1978 in, Esfahan, Iran) is a retired Iranian football striker who played for Sepahan in Iran Pro League and currently is Sepahan's assistant manager.

Karimi's full name is Mahmoud Karimi Sibaki, and he is from Sibak, a Georgian town in Fereydunshahr county. He is the most famous Iranian Georgian footballer in Iran.[5] His most memorable performance dates to the semifinals of the 2007 Hazfi Cup, when he scored a hat-trick in the second overtime period against Persepolis F.C. to give Sepahan a 4-1 win.

On July 17, 2009 Karimi announced his retirement from playing club football due to nagging injuries.[6]

Club career statistics[edit]

Club performance League Cup Continental Total
Season Club League Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
Iran League Hazfi Cup Asia Total
1999-00 Sepahan Azadegan League ? 1 - -
2000-01 ? 1 - -
2001-02 Persian Gulf Cup ? 5 - -
2002-03 23 6 - -
2003-04 23 5 ? 6
2004-05 22 3 ? 1
2005-06 23 0 - -
2006-07 16 3 5 4 6 3 27 10
2007-08 19 9 0 0 1 0 221 111
2008-09 2 0 0 0 1 0 3 0
Career total 33 11[7]

1 includes 2 matches and 1 goal in FIFA Club World Cup 2007.[8]

Honours[edit]

Sepahan
Winners (1): 2002–03
Runner Up (1): 2007–08
Winners (3): 2003–04, 2005–06, 2006–07
Runner Up (1): 2007

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